Mauritius (French: Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (French: République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the island of Mauritius, Rodrigues (560 kilometres (350 mi) east), the islands of Agalega and the archipelago of Saint Brandon. The islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, and Réunion 170 km (110 mi) south west, form part of the Mascarene Islands.
Open Water Swimming
- Roger Finch of South Africa was the first and only person to swim from the island of Coin De Mire to the bay of Bain Bouef Mauritius, performed on 25 December 2010.
- Nando’s Royal Life Saving Society Open Water Swim is a 1.6 km and 3.8 km open water swim held in Pereybere, Mauritius on 29 April 2018.