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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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  • Average9%
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“hiking trails” (6 reviews)
“stunning views” (19 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to a viewpoint as part of our TUI day trip. Views were awsome! There were 4 monkeys as well, biggest male, Gorge were a bit angry but rest of them were nice and playfull. Worth of visiting.

Thank Riikka A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great park to hike, get in touch with nature, get outlooks, cross jungle forest and enjoy amazing waterfalls and rivers to bathe, often completely private. Nice and cool if other places become hot.

Thank NicTravelsAround
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a rainy day, we decided to take a taxi up to the visitor center and take a walk from there. Very easy, great views, few people. We didn't see any animals. No guide required.

Thank ProfRonM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perhaps one of the few national parks in the country --good view of the mountains and forests --tourists are more likely to be captivated by the mischief of the monkeys

Thank LiveWell2010sk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful view from the top. You could see all the way to the sea from there. Wish we could have walked in the area. But time was too short. Anyhow a glimpse of the beautiful Black River Gorges National Park. I had read that insect...More

Thank AroundTheWorld000
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the Black River area and took a cab to the Black River entry point. From there I walked to Pétrin via Maccabée viewpoint and then back again (around 20 km). It took me 4 hours but I walk rather fast. The path is...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Being less than nimble we were restricted to a drive with stops to view in this area. It was well worthwhile offering some splendid wooded hill views contrasting with views out to the coast and highlighted by waterfalls. The area is well signposted as are...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Excellent verdant scenery to drive through and then good parking and access to the waterfalls and viewpoints.

Thank Tonyric60
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

As birdwatchers we were interested in going to Black River gorge with a guide. This was booked through a company called Emotions who represented our travel company, Chaka Travel. The journey to the gorge took just over one hour and we trekked for just over...More

Thank 392target
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We did the loop trail today. So sorry to hear about the knife robbery recently, but we had a lovely walk. It was so well signposted, you didn't need a map and the trail was great. It was pretty enclosed, trees either side, so you...More

Thank EdinburghDrich
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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.
5 November 2017|
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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
8 October 2017|
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Response from P4lin | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I can try to answer some of your questions. Travelling around Mauritius is fairly easy. There are lots of buses, or you can hire a car and driver, or hire a car for yourself to drive. Journeys are roughly around an... More