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Location North
Operating Hours 10:00 - 16:00
Operating Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Duration 1 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Operating Hours
10:00 - 16:00
Operating Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
1 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement

from 15€

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Overview & Highlights

Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory - Overview

Relive the history of Mauritius’ Sugar industry through ‘the trail of the Sugar’ and visit the sugar museum.

During your vacation in Mauritius, getting to know the history of the island is a must, the trail of Sugar in Mauritius would help you to do that. The Sugar Museum is the place where you can trace the history of the whole country through the main events narrated through artefacts and key sites on the sugar trail.

Mauritius’ rich cultural and historical heritage has always been linked to its sugar industry. The second part of the museum delves into the secrets of how the island’s famous sugars are manufactured.

Highlight of this package:

  • An eco-museum with a unique exhibit in a magical setting
  • Fully restored and converted sugar factory where films of early Mauritius are played
  • Go back 250 years in the past and discover Mauritius’ entire history, from its origins as a colonial settlement to the ethnic and cultural melting pot that it is today
  • Learn about the Mauritian Sugar cane industry
  • Interactive visitors’ guides including animated scale models, short films and giant flip-books.
  • Enjoy a sugar and rum tasting session
  • Shop for souvenirs at The Village Boutik

What's Included

Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory includes:

  • Visit of Beau Plan Sugar Mill-transformed in a modern museum
  • Visit of the factory
  • Sugar and Rum tasting
  • Access The Village Boutik
  • Optional: Transport to and back to your place of accommodation.

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Transportation & Driver Details

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.

Meeting Point & Times
Meeting Point:

Beau Plan, North Region

Start & End times:
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday: 09:00 - 17:00

The entire visit will be for approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

  The tour is offered every day, except on December 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st, and on January 1st and 2nd.


Full Description

Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory

By following the trail of the Sugar Adventure with over 250 years of history, you can trace the history of the whole country. The tour of the old sugar mill, which has been transformed into a modern museum, lasts about 1.5 hours. At the end of the tour, delightful sugar and rum tastings await the visitor.

The adventure starts behind the facade of the factory building, with tales woven around the life story of sugar, which for a long period of time has been the main product and industry of Mauritius. You will then visit the enormous factory, its decade-old machines decked with a thousand lights. A sugarcane hedge leads the way to the fully restored and converted sugar factory where films evoking the early years of Mauritius appear on giant screens.

The factory was used until the 1970s to transport sacks of sugar in the port. Today you can see how the docks used to be in those times and discover their importance to Mauritius.

The Sugar Adventure is suitable for all ages and it has been conceived to be of interest for both international visitors, as well as for the locals.

For children

In order for the children to understand the story of the sugar , The Sugar Adventure has chosen two “mascots” to tell children of the extraordinary story of sugar: two animals typical of the island, the mynah bird (martin) and the mongoose. These two mascots will guide the children all along the visit, offering entertaining questions and answers to be found under envelopes placed in various places in the museum and in the factory.

In addition to the visit to the museum, you can also enjoy visiting

The Village Boutik - an opportunity to buy special sugars and the Mauritian rum, as well as gifts and souvenirs made by local craftsmen.

Restaurant Le Fangourin - Set amidst the garden of Beau Plan, Le Fangourin presents an exceptional and rare setting: a centuries-old vegetation, a pool surrounded by a tropical luxuriant flora, a veranda overlooking the central plateau range of mountains…here you can relish the perfect subtle cuisine.

Visit To The Sugar Museum And Factory  
Price per Adult: 15 Euros
Price per Child (ages 6-12): 9 Euros


Booking Attributes

Booking Attributes

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When booking for a specific date, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for the activity, as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that best suits you, provided that you confirm the availability with one of Mauritius Attractions’ agents firsthand. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.


(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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