Discover Top Indian Ocean Islands Aerial Views

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MAURITIUS Adventures 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.  While many drone videos of Mauritius focus on the island's amazing beaches, the focus of this video is the spectacular interior of the island, a place filled with lush green rainforests and thundering waterfalls. 

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Seychelles-Heaven on Earth


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.  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🌴🌴


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]


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.  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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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.  Once a French and later a British possession, Mauritius has been an independent country since 1968.

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Around the Volcano

Christian CUVELIER

Reunion Island, a French territory, lies in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Madagascar.  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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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.  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.  

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Angsana Velavaru Maldives MoodFilm


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.

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Chill In Mauritius


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


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


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. 

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Lake horses - Reunion Island

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.  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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Madagascar 🇲🇬

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Indian Ocean trip

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Vertical Paradise

Christian CUVELIER