With more than 280 species of fish and four seasons of fishing, Grand Isle invites anglers of all ages and skill levels to cast their line in the abundant, surrounding waters. The island also hosts thousands of migrating birds each year, making it a prime location for bird watching. Come see for yourself and while you’re here, take a nature walk, go for an ocean swim or buy a pirate hat at a local gift shop. The possibilities are endless.
Looking for fresh caught seafood served up Louisiana style? Or maybe you need a quick lunch to bring along on the boat. Whatever your tastes, a variety of year-round and seasonal restaurants and delis are sure to satisfy your palate.
There’s too much to see and do in just one day. Stay the night in a rustic fishing cabin, pitch a tent in a campground or relax in a historic home or quaint motel. Grand Isle offers more than 50 lodging options to suit any traveler’s needs. Be sure to book early for stays during peak events, as the island welcomes more than 12,000 tourists during the Tarpon Fishing Rodeo and Fourth of July festivities.