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Location South
Operating Days All Days
Duration 3 hrs
Activity Time 09:00 - 12:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Please note that this activity is subject to availability and weather conditions
Operating Days
All Days
3 hrs
Activity Time
09:00 - 12:00
Offered as Supplement
Please note that this activity is subject to availability and weather conditions

from 59€

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Overview & Highlights

Overview - Chamarel Waterfall - Hiking Trip

Uncover the immaculate beauty of the island as you descend into a secret valley in the south of Mauritius. Follow the unique sights and sounds of the river as you make your way to the base of the Chamarel Falls.

At a height of over 80 meters, this is the highest waterfall in Mauritius. Also, known as one of the most breathtaking spots on the island, the Chamarel Waterfall offers a truly magnificent view where the cascading waters hit the pool below from majestic heights.

Highlights of this package:

  • Revel in the untouched beauty of this limited access location
  • Visit the highest waterfall in Mauritius
  • Have a swim in the pool under the waterfall
  • Fairly easy hike and accessible to all fitness levels

What's Included

Chamarel Waterfall - Hiking Trip includes:

  • Hiking trip to the Chamarel Waterfall
  • Access to exclusive hiking trail
  • Swimming opportunity in the pool under the waterfall
  • Safety briefing and measures taken during the hike
  • Professional guides

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Transportation & Driver Details

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers

Meeting Point & Times
Meeting Point:

Chamarel, South Region

Start & End times:
Duration: 3 hrs
Operational Days: Everyday
Activity time: 09:00 - 12:00


Full Description

About the Chamarel Waterfall Hiking trip

The Chamarel Waterfall Hiking trail is a hidden gem in Mauritius, offering an untouched beauty that awaits travellers seeking a perfect blend of nature discovery and adventure.

Your hiking activity will start at 09:00 with a safety briefing by the professional guides. Throughout your trek, you will experience a wonderful connection with nature. This can be an amazing opportunity to cut off, break away from your daily routine and rejuvenate yourself in the midst of nature.

Marvel at the breathtaking views of rivers, forests and waterfalls while discovering an iconic landmark in this magnificent paradise.

This hiking trip is not too challenging and accessible to all. While hiking down the trail, listen to the rustling trees, chirping of the tropical birds and contemplate on the wild beauty with outstanding scenic views. As you hike you will spot splendid flora and fauna, with some endemic species that are particular to this region.

About the Chamarel Waterfall

This is the highest waterfall of Mauritius, it plunges more than 80 metres down against a lush green backdrop. The impressive sound of the tumbling water and the unbelievable view of the waterfall from above, blend into an unforgettable experience.

You will find exposed volcanic rocks dating back to some 8-10 million years ago, thus representing some of the oldest lava rocks of Mauritius. The waterfall is formed by three distinct streams of water sourcing from the River Saint Denis which is near the village Cachette, Cascade Chamarel and La Crete.

About The Guide And The Spirit Of The Trip

All hiking excursions and treks in Mauritius will be supervised by experienced and professional guides. During the hike, the guide will share extensive knowledge about the area and its surroundings.

The trip will take you around some of the most beautiful places in Mauritius and you will get to learn more about the fauna and flora and what’s being done towards its preservation, making this a unique and enriching experience.

About Hiking in Mauritius

The little gem of Mauritius raises its glory much more than its famed white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and stretched azure-blue lagoons. Being a volcanic island, it has several breathtaking summits and valleys to explore on foot. The island is well known for its distinct flora and fauna- its flora is composed of 700 species of indigenous plants.

To learn more about hiking and trekking in Mauritius check our Trekking in Mauritius page.

What to bring/wear
  • Water

  • Backpack

  • Hiking or sports shoes

  • Suitable clothing

  • Swimming suit

  • Sun cream

  • Insect repellent

  • Warm clothes

  • Spare shoes & clothes

Comments & Notes
  • Distance: 4 km
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age requirement: 13 years and above
  • Minimum of 4 persons are required for this trip
  • Maximum of 10 persons are required for this trip
  • Note: Please note that this activity is subject to availability and weather conditions

Chamarel Waterfall Hiking Trip  
Price per Adult 59 Euros
Price per Child (13-18 yrs) 45 Euros


Booking Attributes

Booking Attributes

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When booking for a specific date, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for the activity, as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that best suits you, provided that you confirm the availability with one of Mauritius Attractions’ agents firsthand. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.


(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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