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Written by Subramanya on June 19, 2020 Share on

Things to do in Blue Bay Mauritius – Land of Adventure

Blue Bay Mauritius is a tiny village present on the south-eastern tip of Mauritius mainland. Blue Bay is famous for the pristine ultramarine beaches and the underwater marine park. The tourist inflow has been increasing from quite some time in this region. This has lead to the establishment of elite hotel chains like Le Shandrani Hotel and Blue Lagoon in this region. So, if you are looking for a luxury holiday trip in the lap of nature then Blue Bay Mauritius will tick all the boxes. In this article, we will cover in detail the best things you can do in Blue Bay Mauritius.

Things to do in Blue Bay Mauritius

Visit the famous Blue Bay Marine Park

Blue Bay Marine Park
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Blue Bay Marine Park is the major attraction in this region. It is a perfect destination for people enthusiastic of underwater flora and fauna. It is home to over 40 coral reefs and 70 different fish species. In addition, Brain corals are present in this region. it is one of the oldest and largest corals in this region with a diameter of 5 meters. Also, it has an assorted set of aquatic florals like seagrasses, algae and mangroves.

Also Read: A Guide to Waterfalls in Mauritius

Snorkelling

It is one of the best places to snorkel in South Mauritius owing to the rich diversity in aquamarine life. Snorkelling ranges from 2000 INR to 6000 INR depending on the package and season.

Scuba Diving

Blue Bay Marine Park is one of the popular spots for scuba in south Mauritius. Scuba is the best way to experience underwater flora and fauna in the Blue Bay Marine Park. Most commonly encountered species during scuba diving are Damselfish, Salfindan, Brain coral and Seagrasses.

Glass-Boat ride

Glass-Boat ride
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If you are hydrophobic, yet enthusiastic in exploring aquatic specifics then the Glass-Boat ride is the best way to do it. In this activity, you will be taken for a ride in a boat with glass flooring. As the boat makes its way through the thick waters, you will able to see the aquatic flora and fauna through the glass flooring. This can be a comfortable activity for senior citizens who can’t swim or snorkel.

Swimming

Swimming is Blue Bay Park is completely safe as the water is shallow near the shores. Water is crystal clear in this region and hence swimming here will be a whole different experience. Costal guards patrol here throughout the day to ensure the safety of the tourists.

Suggested Read: Underwater Sea Walk In Mauritius

Exploring Ile aux Aigrettes

Ile aux Aigrettes is an islet close to Blue Bay. There are local ferries available that will you reach the islet. World’s only remaining piece of “Mauritius Dry Coastal Forest” is in this islet. Hence, this islet is home to endangered plants and animals that can’t be found in Mauritius mainland.

Ile aux Aigrettes
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In a nutshell, Blue Bay is one exciting destination for adventure and aquamarine enthusiasts. The serenity and beauty of this place cant be articulated in words and can only be enjoyed through experience. if you find the above guide useful, reach out to Pickyourtrail for exciting Mauritius honeymoon package and unimaginable deals.

Also Read: Top Tourist Attractions in Mauritius

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