Hiking in the Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius

Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 4.5 hrs
Spoken languages: English, French
Minimum age: From 10 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: flexible More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Go for a guided hike of about 4 hours to discover the great gorges of the Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius!

The Black River Gorges National Park is one of the must-visit sites during a stay in Mauritius. It is a green setting full of hiking trails. Between breathtaking views of the gorges and encounters with the endemic fauna and flora of Mauritius, you will be able to take full advantage of the park's environment during this guided hike of about 4 hours!

During your walk, you will stop at several viewpoints to contemplate the magnificent waterfalls and mountains of the Black River Gorges National Park, as well as a superb panoramic view extending to the lagoon of southwest Mauritius. A loop in the primary forest of Macchabée will allow you to discover not only the diversity of the island's flora, but also some of the endemic species found there, such as the pink pigeon that you might be lucky enough to meet!

Your guide will also lead you to the breathtaking viewpoint from the top of the Mare aux Joncs waterfall, with wild guavas in season that you can taste along the way. The Black River Gorges National Park is a must-see place during your stay in Mauritius, so don't hesitate to discover it during this hike during which the guide will be happy to tell you about this wonderful environment!

Course of events

Technical and physical difficulty : Easy to Moderate

Walking time : about 4 hours

Special terms

You may experience slight traffic jams to get to the meeting place.

  • Water & snacks
  • Qualified instructor
  • Lunch (sandwich)
Do not forget to bring
  • Sun protections
  • Insect repellent
  • Hiking boots
  • Hiking shorts & t-shirt
  • Spare shoes
  • Small backpack
100% secure payments
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Meeting point
Parking lot in front of Le Pétrin Information Center, Mauritius Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
4 days
Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
48 hrs
Cancellation 48 hours or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


Average rating
5 / 5
  • (1)
Very good
  • 5 / 5

Lovely Guide who explained everything about nature & animals