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Black River Gorges National Park

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Address: Mauritius
Phone Number: 23052575757
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This 6,574-hectacre natural reserve is filled with hiking trails to observe...

This 6,574-hectacre natural reserve is filled with hiking trails to observe the indigenous forests and variety of wildlife.

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A totally different aspect of Mauritius

This SW area of the island is not to be missed, and quite different to the numerous Mauritius beaches. One climbs up quite high, and the views of the forests and gorges from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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Chamarel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The viewpoint you will see waterfalls also rare birds called PAILLES EN QUEUE which is white in colour and flies very high.Also on the way don't miss to drink coconut or pineapple

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This SW area of the island is not to be missed, and quite different to the numerous Mauritius beaches. One climbs up quite high, and the views of the forests and gorges from the road and the various stopping off places are spectacular. The Chamarel rum factory where locally produced rum can be tasted has a good restaurant, the Chamarel... More 

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Flic En Flac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience peace, fresh air in nature, that is the place to be. A wonderful and peaceful place surrounded by trees, rivers and waterfalls. You can pick wild fruits and enjoy the birds singing. At the foot of the gorge is the river where you can have a swim. However, sometimes during dry periods, there is almost... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the greenery of the winding hills. The viewpoint at the top offers good view of the land from the top. Couples can spend some time over there. Perhaps during the rainy season of Jan-March, the waterfall at the right side might offer a better view. There are many souvenir shops and ample parking spaces.

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Thank ShekG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started from Le Perin and took the loop of 8km. Moderate hills and very nice viewpoints along the way including waterfalls. Bring along water!

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Francistown, North-East, Botswana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a great natural place with great vegetation. There are some water falls , we were disappointed by the rainfall and couldn't see much. will go there again next time

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Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

As we turned the corner on the pass, my husband and I literally gasped for air. Black River Gorge is literally breathtaking. The view is stunning and you can see the ocean from so far out. Unbelievable.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

It is no wonder that this Indian Ocean JEWEL is growing in stature and reputation as a world class destination. With 5 star service and superb food and a choice of accommodation, Mauritius should be on every 'adventurers and romantics' bucket list. Besides the obvious attractions along the coastline, lies some hidden treasures. My favourite being the mountainous Black River... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

be sure to wear insect repellant. The chameral waterfalls are beautiful. The area is well maintained. The view from the top and bottom of the waterfall are equally amazing. There are lots of tourists in December.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Stunning views of the island and numerous waterfalls falling into the gorges are just 2 reasons to visit the National Park. It is much cooler than on the coast. Would highly recommend a visit if you are visiting the sights of Mauritius.

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