The Blue Bay Marine Park is known for its amazing coral garden which boasts a variety of different corals and plenty of fauna. Here’s a little more information on this amazing marine park.
A 1000-year-old brain coral
The marine park is the main tourist attraction in the region, especially if you’re looking to observe the coral life in Mauritius. 16 minutes away from Anantara Iko Mauritius Resort & Villas and close to many of the other Mauritius resorts close by, this bay boasts a coral garden of immense biodiversity. The main attraction in this bay is a 1000-year-old brain coral.
As you dive past the corals you’ll be swimming with more than 72 species of tropical fish around you, such as butterflyfish, surgeonfish, comet fish, damselfish, parrotfish and so much more. You’ll also find a number of corals such as table corals, foliaceous corals, fire corals, and rose-shaped corals among the 38 identified species.
The marine park is also a leisure area that is frequented by tourists and Mauritians alike. For these reasons, a number of measures have been taken in order to maintain a balance between the economic activity and sustainable development of the site.