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Black River Gorges National Park

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This 6,574-hectacre natural reserve is filled with hiking trails to observe the indigenous forests and variety of wildlife.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The view over the valleys or gorges is really majestic. I suspect that if you were to wake up or visit that area early in the morning, you would very much feel at peace with the world.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlecInBrussels
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see, area in Mauritius, very scenic, and calming. Stunning views, and very photogenic. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank malc1005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mauritius not only has some of the most beautifull beaches, also boasts a Stunning National park. Take a break from the beach and visit the Black River Gorges National Park. Lots of monkeys will be there to welcome you, they are not agressive and very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarizaBryanston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place for lovers of outdoor activities. Here you become one with nature. Enedmic plants and birds, typical tropical vegetation, feeling like you are at the beginning of the world's creation.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JasminaSiz
Reviewed February 12, 2019

You can go to the Black River Gorge just for the scenery, which is stunning or you can really go for it and see it by zip wire or quad bike or even a Nepalese foot bridge. We chose to do it all and were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank James B
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

In Black River Gorges National Park, you will see magnificent landscapes, with endemic plants, including a conservation area and rare orchids, and rare bird species.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NaziaK786
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

A place where you get lost in the present Momment. It's Wow. Green, serene, foggy. What can I say, a wonder of nature

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ManishMax
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

Visited the Gorge Viewpoint as part of a bus tour. It was a bit misty when we visited but we still saw the highest peak on Mauritius when the mist cleared. There are some souvenir stalls set up next to the car park.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SAB5859
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

The national park is ideal to learn more about endemic vegetation of Mauritius. The hike trails are well marked. We saw a.o. the pink pigeon. It is definitely worth exploring.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 21juergenr
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We did 2 trips here on public transport. We took a bus to Black River & walked to the park entrance. A map & a man at the visitor centre helped us select a circular trail that kept us entertained for hours. We arrived fairly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaribbeanJohn
July 15, 2018|
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Response from ShujaHJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes certainly. You can arrange the guide hire through the hotel I’m sure or at the 3 gorges area. There’s lots of guides there and all quite knowledgeable about the hiking. Make sure you’re fit. The hikes are not very high... More
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Nicki_2011_11
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Mario W | Reviewed this property |
Normally when you book a taxi, you book them for the whole trip/day. If you decide to go to hike the driver is waiting there for you. Be sure to agree on a price in advance. Public transport with buses would be indeed a... More
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Adrian P
November 22, 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure about the busses, we visited as part of an organised tour.
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