10 Best Things to Do in Grand Bay in 2020 (199 Reviews)

When you are in Mauritius, one of the most popular attractions is the Grand Bay located in the district of Rivière du Rempart at the north of Mauritius. The seaside village attracts a lot of tourists in Mauritius which draws millions of visitors and has gained fame over its enthralling quality of its emerald waters and the vivacious atmosphere which you can enjoy throughout the day. The quaint village boasts of a charming seaside and a pristine beach to enjoy a refreshing departure from your humdrum lives and get enchanted by the popular holiday destination. From shopping to adventure, beach hopping to nightlife, Grand Bay hits the spot in many ways. If you are planning on a trip to Mauritius, do not miss out on a visit to Grand Bay to experience the surreal way of life.

There are plenty of things to do in Grand Bay that will keep you thrilled on your holiday. The place plays a host to most of the amazing bars and night clubs like the Banana Café, Zanzibar, Les Enfants Terribles and the famous Buddha Bar where you can enjoy partying till the wee hours of morning. It offers facilities for safe swimming, sailing, windsurfing, and water skiing, and it is also the departure point for deep sea fishing trips and for boat excursions to the islands to the north of Mauritius which makes it a heaven for adventure junkies. You can go on a shopping spree to explore a wide variety of clothes, jewelry, handicrafts, textile and souvenirs in Grand Bay. Grand Bay has two beaches, one of which is “La Cuvette’, ideal for taking a leisurely stroll along the azure blue waters and appreciate the ethereal landscape. The beach is an excellent place for divers with plenty of coral reefs making it an idyllic destination to discover the breathtaking underwater marine life of Mauritius. Take a look at our handpicked selection of best things to do in Grand Bay when you are on a vacation in Mauritius.

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Day Tour in North Mauritius
Day Tour in North Mauritius

1D

Port Louis

About the Activity:Start your tour by boarding a vehicle that will be available from the lobby of your hotel around 08:00 AM to begin this sightseeing tour.Discover some of the best attractions and landmarks of beautiful Mauritius. This tour takes you to the busy capital city of Port Louis and the incredible Pamplemousses Botanical Garden.Begin your tour at Fort Adelaide, a fotress with panoramic views over the city of Port Louis and its harbor like never before.Then head down to the bustling center and immerse yourself into local Mauritian life at the Central Market followed by a visit to Head to Blue Penny Museum.Post this, explore the botanical gardens, which showcase giant Amazon water lilies and many other plants indigenous to the island.Take refreshing swim in the Mont Choisy beach followed by a visit  to a Lcroisette mall  in Grand-bay and return back to hotel.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 5,669

Day Cruise to Flat Island in Mauritius
Day Cruise to Flat Island in Mauritius

7H

Flat Island

About the Activity:This day cruise takes you to the famous Flat Island on an unforgettable cruising experience on a luxury 42 ft Catamaran from Grand Bay departing at 08:45 AM. Once on Flat Island, discover the breathtaking biodiversity of the lagoon while snorkeling and view the majestic  mountain towering ahead of you.Around 12:30 PM taste the delicious barbecue buffet  lunch on the Flat Island main beach or on the Catamaran with plenty of dishes to choose from.The crew members will make sure that your time during the trip is enjoyable as they will be happy to narrate the local tales and play local Mauritian music on board.Depart the island mid-afternoon and make your way back to shore where your tour concludes at 04:00 PM.
Superb

33 Ratings

4.0

33 Ratings

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INR 3,024

35 Meter Submarine Dive in the Indian Ocean
35 Meter Submarine Dive in the Indian Ocean

2H

Trou-aux-Biches

About the Activity:Experience an exciting submarine tour in Mauritius that can accommodate a maximum of four people – and includes 40 minutes on-board the BS 1100 submarine.The will share his knowledge of the ocean with you while you watch the sea life of the Indian ocean through the windows.The diving instructor will take you to the wreck of the Star Hope, or to another location if you preferDuring the 40 minute trip, a safety training session and a full explanation of the excursion will be included.Please remember that the fish and other sea creatures are wild, so we cannot guarantee what your will see on your trip.This trip starts from Trou-aux-Biches and is can be availed from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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INR 4,400

The Cardinal Runway Tour in Mauritius
The Cardinal Runway Tour in Mauritius

Mon Loisir

About the Activity: Experience a thrilling carnival runway tour in the Mon Loisir Estate with your friends and family to fly over the lovely Isles of Mauritius. Takeoff from Mon Loisir Estate runway towards the Haute Rive – Roches Noires Lagoon to Ile d’Ambre island.This 20-minute excursion soars above the city’s most celebrated landmarks, including many famous Islands. On your return journey, pass through to Mon Loisir and fly over the sugarcane fields of Piton.Soar through the vast blue sky for twenty minutes and feel excited about watching the beautiful city from above.This tour can be availed from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

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INR 3,500

Day Cruise to Gabriel Island in Mauritius
Day Cruise to Gabriel Island in Mauritius

7H

Gabriel Island

About the Activity:Start your experience from Grand Bay to Gabriel Island to enjoy the cruise at 9 AM. Treat yourself to a memorable day, which will be one of the highlights of your holiday in Mauritius.Enjoy an unforgettable excursion cruising experience on a luxury Racing Catamaran. The sailing time is around 1.5 hours before reaching Gabriel Island.Enjoy the delicious barbecue buffet and bar services on the Gabriel Island main beach or on the Catamaran with plenty of dishes to choose from.The island is most famous for if its beautiful unspoiled beaches, with crystal clear water surrounding the entire island. It is a very popular site for snorkelers, and also offers great dive sites. The catamaran cruise starts at 09:00, departing from Grand Bay and the tour winds up at 4:30 PM.As part of the cruise you will pass by an amazing lagoon, where swimming and snorkeling are a must.
Very Good

34 Ratings

3.0

34 Ratings

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INR 2,646

North Coast Cruise to Ilot Gabriel in Mauritius
North Coast Cruise to Ilot Gabriel in Mauritius

7H

Grand Bay

About the Activity: Cruise the beautiful coasts of Mauritius on this unforgettable cruise and enjoy the luxury and revelry.Board the catamaran cruise at Grand Baie around 08:30 AM and cruise the beautiful islands of Gunners Coin to reach the picturesque lagoon between Ilot Gabriel and Flat Islands.The sailing time to reach Ilot Gabriel is around one and a half hours. Ilot Gabriel is one of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches with crystal clear water surrounding the entire island.The crew on the ship will make sure that you have a great time as they narrate local legends and play games with the guests.As soon as the boat anchors at Ilot Gabriel, you can swim and frolic in the ocean waters before munching on a scrumptious barbecue lunch buffet.At around 12.30 PM you will enjoy a delicious barbecue buffet lunch. Vegetarians are also catered but notification should be given upon booking.Bask in the tranquility at the sandy beach before you set off back to the main land around 04:00 PM to end of this memorable cruise.
Very Good

37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

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INR 3,779

INR 3,402

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