Reunion Island – Things to do

Reunion Island Attractions

You’ll get a true sense of escapism on this French volcanic island located in between Mauritius and Madagascar. It has such a varied topography, one day you’ll be hiking its volcanic peak, the next you’ll be swimming in peaceful lagoons and journeying through its wildlife-rich rainforest. In short, you’re going to have an adventure.

Cirque de Cilaos, Reunion Island

Cirque de Cilaos

Cilaos translates to ‘the country you don’t leave’ and you’ll see it’s a very fitting name when you journey through this eye-opening caldera of mountain trails, waterfalls and ravines. You’ll love the eye-catching Creole architecture you spot in Cilaos village.

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Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island


You may feel like you’ve left Earth when you journey to Piton de la Fournaise. The rocky scenery is like a scene from another planet and you’ll continue to be awed when you see the smouldering orange glow of this active volcano.

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Reunion Island

Stunning coastline and beaches

With coastlines dotted with towns and villages, and fantastic snorkelling and diving opportunities, we recommend heading to the West coast for warm, relaxing sands.

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Market produce, Reunion Island

Delicious cuisine

The Reunionese love to cook and their cuisine has many different influences, reflecting a melting pot of cultures that includes Tamil, China, India, France and Madagascar.

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