Discover Réunion Island

Réunion Island Eastern Africa

Réunion Island

One of Africa's best kept secrets...

Set just off the coast of Africa, Reunion Island is a small volcanic French island located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar and about 200km from Mauritius. With a total area of 2500 square kilometers, it's truly an island. It is a place of many contrasts, on the south coast of the island lies the de la Fournaise, the world's most active volcano, in the west lies 27 kilometers of unspoilt beaches, and in between you'll find lush mountain and forests, waiting to be explored.

Each area of the island from the forests to the seas is filled with its own delightful assortment of wildlife, flora and fauna, from panther chameleons to parrot fish, sea turtles, sharks and migrating humpback whales.

The island is home to a variety of beach resorts and offers a host of activities ranging from hiking to paragliding and watersports including surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving the magnificent reefs that lie just offshore.

Reunion Island awaits you...

Réunion Island Attractions

Things to do and see in Réunion Island

  • La Réunion National Park
  • Piton de la Fournaise: "Peak of the Furnace" active volcano
  • Cirques and Rampart of Réunion Island


Map view for Réunion Island