Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius
Phone: +230 2041000, email@example.com
The Maritim Resort & Spa Diving Centre is a scuba diving tour operator driven by the passion of the ocean, eager to share with complete beginners and qualified divers to discover or re-discover our fascinating and breath taking underwater scenery. Our passion for the marine flora and fauna make us one among the best scuba diving centres, orientated at improving your scuba diving skills and create unique underwater memories of your trip with us.
At Maritim Diving Centre we pride ourselves on our high level of service and we constantly strive to satisfy our guest's requirements. Our friendly and welcoming staff will ensure that you have a truly great diving experience. Maritim Resort guests and all non-hotel guests are most-welcome and we also offer a pick-up service to nearby divers within 5 km from the Maritim Resort and Spa.
More than 21 dive sites are available; Wreck diving, the famous Stella Maru is one of the most common wrecks in the North-West region, dive sites like Coral Garden, Poison Reef and Week End are among the best Reef dives we have to offer. Lost Anchor, Stenopus and Holt Rock offer impressive basaltic rock formation with loads of sea fans. The North-west coast offers warm waters, great visibility and fascinating scenery for a truly super diving experience.
Mauritius is surrounded by a coral reef with a rich marine life – and offers shallow comfortable dive sites for beginners, as well as Wrecks, walls, rock formations and Caverns for the experienced. There are dive sites right around Mauritius, however the best diving is along the North coast due to its consistently good sea and weather conditions.
With over 21 dive sites, within a short boat trip from the Maritim Diving Center alone, there is plenty of choice for beginner and advanced divers.
Here is a small selection of the most common dive sites.more
Holt RockDepth: 12-22m
Environment: Big basaltic rock, Gigantic Sea fanss
Expect to See: Giant Morays, Titan Triggerfish
Trou aux Biches Reef
Environment: Coral patch, Anemone
Expect to See: Parrot Fish, Trumpet Fish, Eagle Ray, Clown Fish
Oberoi ReefDepth: 5-14m
Environment: Coral patches, Sandy patches
Expect to See: Parrot Fish, Trumpet Fish, Lion Fish, Morays, Emperor Fish
Depth: 17-26 m (ML)
Stella MaruDepth: 19-26m (ML)
Environment: Wreck, Green coral
Expect to See: Giant Morays, Triggerfish, Porcupine Fish, Jack Fish
Emily and Waterlily
Barracuda Reef (DSD)
Drift and Deep Dive
Depth: 24-30m (ML)
If you enjoyed snorkeling, diving is the next level for you. Our scuba diving centre offers a wide variety of dives, lessons and packages using only fully qualified PADI instructors and dive masters. Our customers can relax and enjoy their experience above and below the surface with the state of the art equipment.
Choose from our diving courses:more
Bubblemaker is for 8 year olds and above to experience diving in a pool with full scuba gear. Our qualified and friendly instructors teach in a safe, confined environment and help all young divers ‘learn through play’ to enjoy their experience and acquire their first scuba skills.
Min Certification: No prior experience required
The first scuba certification, Open Water Diver opens the undersea world to you. Allowing you to dive independently to a maximum of 12 meters with a Dive Master or Instructor. This course consists of three theory modules, three pool sessions and two open water dives.
Min Certification: No prior experience required
Open Water Referral
For those of you that did not like the idea of diving in the cold waters of Europe. After completing the theory and pool sessions of the Open Water Diver at home, you can come and complete the four training dives in the warm waters of Mauritius. Your Open Water Qualification will be issued from our dive center at the end of training.
Min Certification: Referral Form
Open Water Diver
The first scuba certification, Open Water Diver opens the undersea world to you. Allowing you to dive independently to a maximum of 18 meters with a Dive Buddy.This course consists of five theory modules, five pool sessions and four open water dives.
Extend your dive skills with the Adventure Diver course. Have you ever wanted to try underwater photography or Wreck diving? The Adventure Diver course builds your diving skills and gives you a taste of the adventures you can have underwater. We offer you a wide selection of adventure dives to choose from.
Advanced Open Water Diver
The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI instructor. You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to: Underwater navigation, deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres) and a sampler of three more Adventure Dives of your choice.
The Rescue Diver course is a crucial phase of your training, in fact it helps develop your ability to identify and prevent problems, as much as solve them if they arise. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course teaches: self-rescue, recognizing and managing stress in other divers, emergency management and equipment, rescuing panicked divers and rescuing unresponsive divers
Master Scuba Diver
Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. This rating shows both the significant experience and scuba training, worth enough to form part of the respected group of divers. After achieving the PADI Open Water Diver, working through the Advanced Open Water diver and attaining the PADI Rescue diver, every diver, who is at least 12 years old or older, should target the Master Scuba Diver.
Take the first step in your scuba diving career with the PADI Divemaster course. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
For more information, please visit the website of the Maritim Diving Center
At a fee
The diving center at the Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius is staffed by qualified professionals and teaches both guests and non-guests the special knowledge needed for safe scuba diving. Some diving initiation in the pool are organised free of charge for hotel guests.
The hotel has its own Equestrian Centre with 9 horses and two ponys, a small animal farm as well as giant tortoises park. Everyone is welcome, from beginner to pro.
Pony as from 6 years old
Long trousers and closed footwear are mandatory (not provided)
9-hole golf course (Par 29), green fees free of charge, driving range.
Golf lessons, hiring of clubs, driving range balls at a fee.
Mauritius - the pearl of the Indian Ocean has everything necessary to guarantee holidays full of diversity and excitement. Discover the various landscapes including mountains that are almost 1,000 metres high, volcanoes, sugarcane plantations, bleach white sandy beaches and picturesque lagoons. When that's not enough - there's a whole world under the water just waiting to be discovered as well.
The capital of Mauritius lies on the west coast nestled along the Indian Ocean. Today, Port Louis is a modern capital with an important harbour.more
Port Louis has a number of interesting sights including the Jummah Mosque which the Ministry of Tourism calls the most beautiful religious building in the country, the "Chateau de Reduit" which was built for French governors and is now the official home of the President, the "Caudan Waterfront" fairytale amusement park and the "Blue Penny Museum'” - home to every philatelists dream: genuine examples of the "Red Penny” and the "Blue Two Pence" stamps.
The road with the most curves on the island - 70 according to local sources - winds its way from Grande Case Noyale along the coast to the hilly heights of the Black River Gorges National Park and onto the Plaine Champagne.more
At 127 metres high (around 400 ft), the waterfall of Chamarel is the island's highest waterfall. The St. Denis river flows over the edge and into a jungle basin - a truly magnificent natural spectacle. The Seven Coloured Earths is another. Depending on the light, the ground can be ochre or yellow, red, brown and even shades of blue and purple. Scientists say the phenomenon traces its roots back the volcanic source of the earth and the lava/mineral content within.
The best time to visit Seven Coloured Earths is in the morning on a sunny day.