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Sightseeing in Grand Gaube - what to see. Complete travel guide

Mauritius Dec2014 Grand Gaube is a town located not far away from Grand Baie. Many years ago it also was a small fishing village; today this is a resort zone. The population of this town is still mainly involved into fishing and growing sugarcane and vegetables; tourist business services have also become popular within last years. Tourists traditionally seek endless beaches and emerald crystal clean water in Grand Gaube.
The main entertainments for travelers are beach-related activities, sea cruises, visiting local restaurants and shops. The coast of Pointe aux Piments famous for its numerous secluded bays … Open
Grand Gaube is not only a place where tourists can enjoy beach rest, visiting night clubs and attending main places of interest of the town. This is also a wonderful culinary destination where you can try roasted fish made by local chiefs according to special receipts. For many years owners of cafes and restaurants developed their unique dishes with exotic taste. Many of them can be tried in Grand Gaube only.
This town traditionally attracts photographers and artists because of its unusual exotic flora and fauna. Tourists are also offered to ride a fishing boat and enjoy wonderful beauty of underwater ocean life while trying scuba diving. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Many remote areas of the resort can only be reached by taxi. It is worth noting that the prices here are quite reasonable and, if needed, you can take a taxi for the whole day. It will … Open
Among the natural attractions of the town, the most famous is Cape Cap Mahler, also known to many tourists as the Cape of failure. It got this name because of the coastal coral reefs, which hundreds of years ago, were the causes of serious shipwrecks. Now the cape is the location of popular beaches, whose pristine natural charm has been preserved. Here, people can take walks, enjoying the wonderful scenery, as well as look into the local fishing village and appreciate its original setting.
Mauritius Dec2014 Excursions to the nearby Island of Ile Ronde are very popular among tourists. The island can be reached by boat in just a few minutes. The territory of this island is a unique protected area, where many rare plants can be seen, and also rare birds, many of which are found only in this area, can be watched. There are many fascinating hiking trails along the territory of the island, and next to it there are several interesting places for diving.
You can find a hotel for just about every taste in the miniature resort of Grand Gaube. The most prestigious and expensive one is fashionable LUX Grand Gaube. It is located on the territory … Open
Nature lovers will have the opportunity to make an excursion to the Ile Ronde waterfall, which is considered one of the most beautiful on the planet. The height of this waterfall is about 100 meters. It falls into the crater of an extinct volcano. The way to this waterfall is through dense tropical thickets. While walking, travelers can admire the wonderful scenery whose covering is formed by the vegetation of the rock.
Mauritius Dec2014 If you do not want to make long walks around the city, you can visit the Casela Zoo located on its territory. It is very popular among tourists with children. On the territory of the zoo, visitors can ride on a colorful tram, and they are even allowed to enter the cages of some friendly inhabitants of the zoo. A unique service is a walk and photo session with lions. Anyone can go to the open-air cage to these majestic predators, accompanied by professional zoo staff.
The main dish of the national cuisine is curry, which is offered at any restaurant in Grand Gaube. A pleasant surprise awaits connoisseurs of fine dining because the local curry is … Open
If these entertainments seem not enough, you can enroll in a fascinating wine tour. In the vicinity of the resort, there are several wonderful old wineries, whose picturesque vineyards, guests will be offered to stroll through. They can also look into old wine cellars, and taste the best varieties of wines produced here. In the city itself, there are several excellent wine shops, in which tastings are also held.
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♥   National Park 'Black River Gorges' , 51.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Grand Gaube from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

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The total height of the complex is about 300 meters which allows them to be among the highest waterfalls in the world. The area around the waterfalls never stands empty. Excursion groups come here every day and many tourists spend days in these spectacular places. All hiking excursions under the experienced guidance of the locals are also offered to the visitors. So that a walk to the waterfalls will be even more interesting and enriching. … Read further

Sightseeing in Mauritius: things to see

When visits to numerous parks and nature reserves become a bit boring, diversify your travel by exploring Curepipe as nearly every street in this town is an important historic object. The must see destinations include the Royal College, the Municipality building, Town Hall and the local public library. The library keeps some precious manuscripts dedicated to the history and development of the Mascarene Islands. In suburbs of the town one will see beautiful villas that were also built during the colonial period. Fans of shopping will be pleased to spend a day in Rose Hill as in this town they will find numerous shopping centres, markets, boutiques and the biggest food bazaar of the region – Arab Town. … Open
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