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Black River Gorges National Park

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Address: Mauritius
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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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Trou-aux-Cerfs, Black River Gorges National Park and La Rhumerie de Chamarel...
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Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius

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Wonderful place which puts you right in the middle of nature and fresh air. Ideally should go for at least half a day.wear good shoes which you don't mind getting a bit wet

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful place which puts you right in the middle of nature and fresh air. Ideally should go for at least half a day.wear good shoes which you don't mind getting a bit wet

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Knebworth,
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We entered the park along the road near Tamarin and were disappointed that the visitor centre seemed to be shut and in a poor state of repair and nobody around to give any information, although there was some scant information in one building. We set off on one path, having taken hiking boots with us on the holiday, but decided,... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Scenic tropical area in South West Mauritius. You can take a scenic drive but be prepared to get a bit lost. Don't worry you'll soon find yourself again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We entered the park from the Petrin visitors centre, a very short drive from the Grand Bassin Temple Complex. The visitors centre has a pretty & shady green picnic area, excellent toilet facilities, car park and lots of birdlife. The visitor information centre is just inside the gate and the friendly staff are happy to discuss walking options (in english).... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

lack River Gorges National Park is a national park in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius. Once you climb to the top there is a beautiful

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Sari, Iran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Black River is not black but you must use sunblock, if don't use it, you will be black because of hot weather.

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Den Bosch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pure nature and from high vieuwpoints to see. Hire a car or book a private excursion with a gide, worth to see.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Mauritius, Hiking is one of the excellent activities should do. The views are wonderful. The trails are not difficult. But start early because the temperature is getting hot in noon time. I hiked for 9 hours because it was raining during the end of the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views as far as the curvature of the earth. Fantastic walks and fruit trees. Some monkeys and a few waterfalls you can hardly see from the railing and a giant fruit bat.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people visit with tour guides, but you can visit by yourself also. The place is great for epic pictures, but it also has nature paths that you can take if you're into fitness/nature. If you're lucky you will see a few monkeys around.

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