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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the loop” (6 reviews)
“stunning views” (21 reviews)
“tropic birds” (6 reviews)
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Mauritius
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"the loop"
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"stunning views"
in 21 reviews
"tropic birds"
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"macaque monkeys"
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"great scenery"
in 7 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 5 reviews
"insect repellent"
in 7 reviews
"pink pigeon"
in 12 reviews
"viewing point"
in 9 reviews
"nature lovers"
in 6 reviews
"hire car"
in 5 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 7 reviews
"take pictures"
in 6 reviews
"short visit"
in 5 reviews
"rainy day"
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"taxi driver"
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"viewing area"
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited the park on a Wednesday. Entrance is free. Hiking trail to top of highest peak (828m) in Mauritius is located on the road between Chamarel & Alexandra Falls view point. If hiking fast one can reach the peak from the start point in...More

Thank BlackKoffie
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Reviewed today

There are good picnic areas, so take your own food. Good walks, and magnificent views. The usual stalls with vendors selling there stuff, but not too pushy and actually quite well priced. Best way to visit we found was with a taxi driver taking us...More

Thank malc75
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Reviewed yesterday

We only hired a car and drove thro' here stopping off at various lookouts and stopping points on the way. Some great views and nice to see some of the indigenous wildlife like the monkeys and various birds. Worth a visit and I can understand...More

Thank Kiwi_Pat_and_Paul
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We started at the Black River visitor centre for the hike to see the Mare aux joncs waterfall. It was described as moderate difficulty and it did say that you needed to cross the water. It was a lovely hike, about 6km and took us...More

Thank Jayne M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a days hike to the national park and it was so nice! We took a rental car and went to the Black River Gorges National Park Visitor Center (its on Les Gorges Rd) and from there followed the Macchabee trail to the...More

Thank mynameisjulius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set off to do a circular tour from Petrin which included as it turned out an interesting route both through woodland to the edge of a waterfall with a tremendous view Can be a little little slippery underfoot

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You really need a few days to walk on some of the trails and visit the whole area, unfortunately we didnt have that much time but we stopped off at as many of the viewpoints and waterfalls as possible, in the uk it would be...More

Thank Dogsdangler
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From high up the views are awesome and dramatic....certainly the best views we experienced in out time in Mauritius

Thank SteveCAFC63
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited some of the viewpoints during a tour of the South. Absolutely stunning views. Big surprise to be have been met by the wild monkeys too. Would have loved to have gone on a hike but we were limited to what we could do...More

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a whole day there walking about 20 km in what they call the remnant of the primary forest of Mauritius. Lots of parrots in there, nice rivers and waterfalls, amazing view points, etc. Ideal place for people arrived in Mauritius and being disappointed...More

Thank Jean R
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Nicki_2011_11
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Response from IchLebeAufMauritius | 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
22 November 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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Response from De_Beer_Bunch | Reviewed this property |
The availability of souvenirs are quite limited and they are not specifically related to the location. There are other stalls or markets throughout the towns or villages where you are able to get more variety, I.e Ruisseau... More
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