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Mauritius Adventures in 4K!

Robin Puskas

AirVuz contributor Robin Puskas used a DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this stunning video of the island of Mauritius, located in the western Indian Ocean off the coast of eastern Africa.  The country, which has been independent since the late 1960's, consists of three islands - the main island plus two outlying ones.  While many drone videos of Mauritius focus on the island's amazing beaches, the focus of this video is the island's interior, a place filled with lush green rainforests and thundering waterfalls. 

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Seychelles: Heaven on Earth

PaulVlad

The Indian Ocean island archipelago nation of the Seychelles has a population of only about 100k, making it the smallest country in Africa on that measure.  What it lacks in size though it more than compensates with stunning beauty, which is spread across over 100 islands east of Madagascar.  As contributor Paul Vlad shows in this aerial video he created with a DJI Mavic Pro drone, this is a paradise which compares favorably with any tropical area anywhere in the world.  

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The 10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Sri Lanka🌴🌴

jantrnkaproductions

There are numerous spots to explore in the Indian Ocean nation of Sri Lanka, but if we could only choose ten it would look something like this. Contributor Tjantrnkaproductions was nominated for a Drone Video of the Week Award for this stunning travel video taken across the tropical paradise of Sri Lanka, the nation which was once known as Ceylon during its days as part of the British Empire. This video is nominated for the 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards in the People & Lifestyle category. 

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Zanzibar 2017

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Zanzibar is a tropical Indian Ocean island archipelago consisting of two main islands and many small islets.  It is part of the nation of the Tanzania, although it has semi-autonomous status.  Contributor Ai used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to capture the sights of Zanzibar from an aerial perspective.  Prepare to be amazed by the bird's eye views of this magical island paradise just a few km/mi off the coast of Africa, which has been inhabited by humans for 20,000 years.

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Madagascar Aerial [4K]

Zerodrone

Madagascar is an Indian Ocean island nation off the coast of East Africa.  The country consists of the main island plus many small islands.  The main island of Madagascar is enormous; at 587k square km (227k square mi) it is the fourth largest island in the world.  Once part of the French Empire, it's been independent since 1960.  Contributor Zerodrone created this spectacular aerial tour of the island, which includes bird's eye views of the capital city Tana and the beach of Anakao.

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A Maldivian Escape

Veerdonkvisuals

The Maldives has become a popular beach destination because of its sandy beaches and torquoise waters, but also because of the accommodations available there.  The country's tourism business has fed on a series of luxury resorts which have been built across its atolls, over two dozen groupings totalling hundreds of islands.  In this video, contributor  Veerdonkvisuals takes us on an aerial tour of, the Angsana Velavaru, a luxury resort on the Velavaru Reef.

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Mauritius in 4K

Exclusive Aerials

Contributor Exclusive Aerials used a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone to great effect in this stunning video of the island nation of Mauritius.  With spectacular mountains, pristine beaches, and breathtakingly blue waters, you will get a bird's eye view of this tropical paradise, which lies off the coast of eastern Africa and consists of three main islands.  Once a French and later a British possession, Mauritius has been an independent country since 1968.

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Seychelles - The Color of Light

Christian CUVELIER

The Seychelles is an archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean, just off the coast of East Africa.  It consists of 115 islands to explore, the majority of which are uninhabited.  Top contributor and drone pilot Christian Cuvelier used his DJI Phantom 4 drone to create this incredible tour of this tropical paradise.  The stunning blue water set against the lush green islands and the colorful watercraft makes for a mesmerizing aerial tour.   This video was shot in the summer of 2017.

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Angsana Velavaru Maldives MoodFilm

Veerdonkvisuals

The Angsana Velavaru is a luxury resort in the Maldives, the archipelago nation located in the Indian Ocean.  Like many resorts in the Maldives, it features private villas which complete the feeling of being on one's own island.  Top content contributor Veerdonkvisuals, who ventures the world making travel videos, created this spectacular one of this amazing resort.  The video, which combines aerial and ground camera footage, may make you reconsider your next beach vacation. 

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The Islands

Christian CUVELIER

The Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean were uninhabited until spotted by Portuguese explorers traveling to India in the 1500's.  Later, the islands drew the interest of pirates who preyed on shipping in the area.  Now, they are a paradise vacation, offering white sand beaches and tropical forests.  In this amazing drone video top contributor Christian Cuvelier does a great job of capturing the beauty of these islands, which number over 100 and many of which are uninhabited.

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Around the Volcano

Christian CUVELIER

RéunionIsland, a French territory, lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar.  It's one of the more populous islands in the eastern Indian Ocean, with a bit under a million inhabitants.   The island was formed by two volcanos, one of which is still active.  As in, very active, with red-hot lava spewing about.  Top contributor Christian Cuvelier flew his drone over and around the mountain which dominates this tiny tropical paradise.  Prepare to be astounded by the bird's eye views of an active volcano.   

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Chill In Mauritius

Isabellefabre

Top AirVuz contributor Isabelle Fabre, who travels the world to make amazing drone videos of her adventures, visited the Indian Ocean island paradise of Mauritius.  In this epic edit we get bird's eye views of the island and the many outdoor activities that are available here.  Watch and vicariously enjoy her taking part in such activities as kitesurfing, hiking, stand up paddleboarding, shark diving, snorkeling with dolphins, and mountain biking.  

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Sri Lanka - Aerial Reel

Joe.images

From boating to surfing, to waterfalls of the rainforest, and to golden horizons, the naturally diverse landscape of Sri Lanka is a drone pilot’s paradise. There is nothing like a birds eye view of the endless coast lines and rich culture of this Indian Ocean island, so close to the Indian mainland and yet so different.  Top contributor Joe Images, who was a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards, put together this epic highlight reel of his drone footage of Sri Lanka. 

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Ihuru Island Resort - Maldives

timnevellphotography

This drone video by contributor Timnevellphotography is an example of the type of private island resort which have made the Maldives one of the go-to destinations for travelers with ample resources.  The Ihuru Island Resort is one of the islands of this dispersed archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean, and as the name suggests it's its own island.   Whether it's a few days or a few weeks, travelers to this resort can enjoy their stay in the tropics in splendid isolation.

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Mauritius Island - Le Morne

Christian CUVELIER

Le Morne is a penninsula on the island of Mauritius, which sits to the east of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean.  With its lush rainforests and rich wildlife, the area has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage natural site.  In this aerial video, drone pilot Christian Cuvelier shows some amazing filming skills, particularly with respect to capturing moving targets such as windsurfers, catamarans, and speedboats.  Independent since 1962, Mauritius is a former colony of various European countries.

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Reunion Island: Lake Horses

Christian CUVELIER

Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has  something for everyone, including surfers, volcano hikers, and, less well well known, rainforest seekers.  Away from the active volcanoes, much of the island consists of lush dense rainforest landscape, one of the most pristine such environments in the world.  Top contributor Christian Cuvelier used a drone to shoot this memorable aerial video of a group exploring this marvelous island's eastern, rainforest-covered reaches on horseback.    

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Maldives - DJI Mavic Pro - 4K

th3venture

The South Asian tropical destination of the Maldives is simply stunning from an aerial view. Contributor Th3venture captured drone footage and underwater shots to highlight this special place that's bursting with blue lagoons, diverse sea life, and endless white sand beaches.  Despite consisting of hundreds of islands, the Maldives is the smallest Asian country by area and population.  The aerial views of these tiny islands dotted about the stunning blue waters will leave you breathless. 

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Home on Reunion Island

VolcaDrone

Shot on Reunion Island, VolcaDrone aims to show the beauty of nature in this Drone Video of the Week Nominee. A tiny French-controlled island in the Indian Ocean next to Madagascar, Renunion Island is known for its volcanic, rainforested interior, coral reefs, and beaches.  This video captures an active volcano, the lush forest, stunning cliffs, and bookends with a mother whale and her calf!  While other Indian Ocean islands have become independent, Reunion remains a French territory.

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