March 29, 2020

When Corona 19 became a threat to Mauritius I watched with awe at the speed of reaction by the Government as the flights were cancelled, as residents returning from overseas were scanned and either allowed home or quarantined.

How gradually the scale of the Corona virus...

September 14, 2019

The West Coast of Mauritius has just become a HOPESPOT  for Mission blue, an American Company whose mission is to help restore the marine environment and coral reefs in areas that need help.

June 17, 2019

We often see hatchings of minute baby domino damselfish (Descyllus Trimaculatus) precariously and optimistically sharing the protection of a very small (Heteractis Magnifica) anemone. The dominos develop an immune relationship with the anemone where their own mucous co...

June 6, 2019

In Mauritius we are lucky. Our government has had a ban on plastics since 2016, and its a real pleasure to see the supermarkets selling shopping bags and packing into paper sacks. Many hotels are using reusable plastics for guest lunches, and a lot of the restaurants a...

June 3, 2019

Riki who is the Ocean Spirit guru on all things Google has insisted that I write an Ocean Spirit Scuba Diving blog about diving in Mauritius. She says I've shown a lot on video, now its time to write about Mauritius and more specifically Pereybere.

I've just discovered...

August 31, 2018

Why not join us on the Gunners Island Safari or Whale Rock dive and have some fun?Almost every day we hear them on scuba, and now we are seeing them on the boat trips back to the Diving Centre. A mother and calf playing together and a bigger whale hanging back in the d...

August 13, 2018

A PADI Green Star imposes obligations on the diving centre, and we at Ocean Spirit Scuba Diving Mauritius are supporting causes that sponsor conservation.

Among the Conservationists is 

Urvashi from Nauticaz, who has undertaken the task of saving and collating informatio...

July 31, 2018

I went to take a look at the Nauticaz conservation education project at one of the Attitude Hotels. Nauticaz is managed by Reef Conservation which is an NGO tasked with educating children in environmental awareness, the entire facitlity sponsored and paid for by the At...

November 25, 2017

Ocean Spirit was contacted by an experienced diver wanting to come on holiday to Mauritius with his girlfriend so that she could complete her PADI Open Water course and then be ready for his....

Secret Underwater Proposal.

The instructors eased her through all the exerci...

September 14, 2017

Ocean Spirit Scuba Diving Mauritius launched our new boat last Friday at a fantastic afternoon event held at the Grand Baie Yacht Club.  The 33ft Legend was designed with scuba diving in mind and was constructed locally in Mauritius.  It is powered by 2 x 150hp Mercury...

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