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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 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a connection with nature or just escape then it is definitely a place to go. The weather was not good on that day but despite that we had a great moment. Thunderstomes I never experience like this. It was really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The peak trail was amazing. The sign said it is mostly easy, but there's a lot of climbing involved. We liked that, but we saw a lot of other hikers returning while not making it to the peak. It is steep sometimes and we saw...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely stunning region of Mauritius. If you get a chance make sure you visit. So much to see and do. We just loved the trip

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GrahamP113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day and beautiful nature. The rain made it all looking even more natural. Zachir was a great guider and gave us all information about surroundings. Good to meet his friend too. Thank you very much. Can only recommend to all

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Val C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see, such beautiful nature. Also well done to have it so well preserved and protected. There is a small waterfall there, but the green mountains are really most impressive. The monkeys there are so fun to watch, very peaceful and used to humans.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to Mauritius, and only staying in the beach area would be a sin, as l Ile Maurice is a gigantic volcanic island with picturesque formations of hills and mountains and full of vegetation, flora and fauna and quite an interesting mix of people ,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 802karlheinzh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the national park when we hired a car a driver across to the west and southern Coasts of the island. We took the black river entrance - which was quite straight forward to find - the information centre was minimalist...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 581kunalg
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We hired a car to see the island and this was one of the places we visited. If you go on your own there is not much in signs to help you, think this is more geared up for tours. When you get to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank TenerifeThe_reef
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I have visited the Lower Gorges, accessible from the car park in Black River, and love walking up to the lower view point. Amazing views across the National Park from the view point, a great place to do a short walk, plus the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SWest2016
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

There are multiple walks you can do with multiple difficulties. Very impressive view. We even managed to see a bat mid day. There are hundreds of small frogs (possibly toads couldn't get close enough to tell) and lots of stunning butterflies. I would be incredibly...More

Date of experience: October 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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