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Mahebourg Waterfront, Mauritius Overview

Located in Mahebourg, Mahebourg Waterfront is one of the iconic attractions in Mauritius. The village is an effortless blend of Creole and colonial architecture that has a history dating back to the centuries. The new waterfront complex is ideal for relaxation or enjoying a casual walk by the azure water. Explore the naval museum that sheds light into the epic battle fought in this region. A memorial stands tall at the waterfront. It is known as Bataille de la Passe and pays homage to the fighters who lost their lives in the battle. Another highlight is the boardwalk that starts at Mahebourg Social Welfare and continues to the bus station at the westernmost point.

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Sir Gaetan Duval Esplanade is one of the most iconic attractions in all of Mauritius where you get the chance to learn about the great battle at Grand Port which is significant in the history of Mauritius. To commemorate the soldiers who lost their lives during the battle, a memorial has been built in their honour along with a nautical map describing the events dating back to years. Cobbled pathways and old signs lead to the famous landmark known as the “Bataille de la Passe”.

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The boardwalk of Mahebourg Waterfront was inaugurated in 2002. It starts at the Mahebourg Social Welfare towards the west of Ile aux Aigrettes and goes all the way to the bus terminal situated at the westernmost tip of the region. Quite impressive, it is also fitted with a stunning coastal gazebo!

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How To Reach Mahebourg Waterfront

Coming from Curepipe, take the M2 and continue on it until you reach Grand Port District. From there on, take the A10 and Airport Road that leads to the Coastal Road in Mahebourg. It will take you about 30 minutes from Curepipe to reach Mahebourg Waterfront.

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