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Sharks in Mauritius
anonymous_4 15 Jun 2011
I'm coming on holidays to Mauritius in 2 weeks' time. I've heard a lot of your beautiful country and I'm really excited to be there. I'd like to know whether there are sharks that I need to be aware of when swimming. A friend told me that sharks have been spotted before..
pamy_chunglivecom 25 Jun 2011
No sharks in lagoons except in Trou d'eau Douce.
yonne 18 Jun 2011
Yes there are sharks in Mauritius (mako, hammerhead, tiger, blue) but they are found out of the lagoon about 1 km offshore where big game fishing is practiced, if you’re not swimming or diving outside of the lagoon you should be safe.