13 days in La Gaulette & Grand Baie Itinerary

13 days in La Gaulette & Grand Baie Itinerary

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13 days in La Gaulette & Grand Baie Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
La Gaulette
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Grand Baie
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
La Gaulette

La Gaulette ©
Protruding out towards the ocean and nestled among the mangrove tress, a holiday to La Gaulette strikes a balance traditional fishing village and a tourist-friendly surfing spot.
Explore hidden gems such as Swim with Dolphins and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. When in La Gaulette, make a side trip to see La Vanille Nature Park in Riviere des Anguilles, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Ebony Forest Reserve, stroll through Heritage Nature Reserve, stop by Tou Korek Surf Shop, and enjoy the sand and surf at Le Morne Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read La Gaulette journey builder website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to La Gaulette is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Mauritius Time (MUT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in La Gaulette, with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Baie.

Things to do in La Gaulette

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Chamarel, Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Le Morne, La Vanille Nature Park
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Le Morne Brabant ©
Le Morne Brabant
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

7
nights
Grand Baie

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Explore hidden gems such as La Cuvette Public Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Grand Baie to Blue Bay to see Ile des Deux Cocos about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour, don't miss a visit to Tamil Surya Oudaya Sangam Temple, hunt for treasures at Grand Baie Bazaar, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile aux Cerfs.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Baie visit planner .

Getting from La Gaulette to Grand Baie by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Grand Baie can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mauritius, Ile des Deux Cocos, Food Tours, SSR Botanic Garden, Chateau De Labourdonnais
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La Cuvette Public Beach ©
La Cuvette Public Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling