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Things to do
in La Reunion

Discovery hikes, nautical activities, cultural visits,...

Reunion Island is a magnificent island, with its unspoiled nature, exceptional natural sites and spectacular relief. Between valleys and mountains, ocean and volcano, your trip to Reunion promises you unforgettable holidays. Family hikes with guide, quad biking, quadBike excursions, electric mountain bike hikes, a paragliding flight over Reunion Island, flying over the island in a microlight, horseback riding on the beach or even 2 or 3 day horseback rides in the West of the island ...



What to do in La Reunion ?

The Hikes: Let yourself be surprised by a viewpoint at the bend of a path, appreciate the tranquility of the sites and share unforgettable moments ... in complete safety. The Mafate Circus, which can only be reached on foot or by helicopter, is a true hiker's paradise. On the path that leads to the edge of the Piton de la Fournaise crater, you will take yourself for an astronaut in the middle of this grandiose lunar landscape. To admire the impressive Trou de Fer waterfall, the hike from the Bélouve gîte will take you through a primary forest.

The Gastronomy: taste some typical dishes such as "Achards from Reunion Island vegetables and plugs", "Rougail made with chilli and tomato", or "Bourbon vanilla, rums and cane sugar" ... On the island of Reunion, impossible to miss the curry, inspired by curry of Indian origin. A fairly spicy meat or fish stew, the curry is served with rice and well-cooked legumes, lentils or peas.



Recreational and sports activities

Water sports: Surfing in Reunion is concentrated on the Côte-sous-le-vent between Boucan Canot in the west and Saint-Pierre in the southwest. It benefits from the existence of many quality spots, in particular the famous left of Saint-Leu. Pilot your jet-ski yourself with or without a boat license. Jet skis are available for hire for sea trips, mainly in the port of Saint-Gilles Les Bains.

Scuba diving on the Reunion Island reef:
Reunion's dive centers make you discover the Indian Ocean and its riches all year round. Recreational diving, training, exploration, air or Nitrox: there is something for everyone. Experience a unique encounter with the marine mammals of Réunion. Swimming with dolphins and whales, diving initiation, training for all levels, technical training ... Take advantage of Reunion's exceptional setting and treat yourself to an extraordinary experience.

Hiking: There is nothing better than a hike to experience Reunion Island: Mountain guides will be able to adapt the route according to your level, to help you discover Reunion in a different way. . Here are the main hikes to do if you have only a few days of vacation in Reunion. They will allow you to see in a short time 5 extraordinary landscapes of the island. The Piton des Neiges, the Piton de la Fournaise, part of the Cirque de Mafate and that of Cilaos seen from the Dimitile as well as the islet of Grand Bassin, without road, elsewhere than in a circus. There are many more hikes, you just have to choose!



Who makes the selection ?

Our selection is based solely on our own experiences and those of the friends who live in La Reunion. It is not based on a paid system. The general referencing visible on the home page is only oriented in the interest of the users of our site dedicated to La Reunion island. The proposed venues are intended to be as objective as possible for an audience composed of both casual visitors but also for Reunion residents and expats living in La Reunion.


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