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Location South
Minimum Age 3
Operating Days All Days
Duration 2 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment A minimum of 4 persons is required for the activity to take place.
Minimum Age
Operating Days
All Days
2 hrs
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement
A minimum of 4 persons is required for the activity to take place.

from 32€

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Overview & Highlights

Discovery Trail by Safari 4x4 - Bel Ombre Nature Reserve- Overview

If you love a little speed and bumpy thrill in the wild with amazing sceneries, this activity is for you! This package offers you to discover the natural landscape of the island while being driven around in a 4x4 Safari adventure.

This fun packed family friendly activity will have you enjoy the wild side of Mauritius in an exciting way. You will spend 2 hours in the beautiful Bel Ombre Nature Reserve, cruising the area and exploring the mountains, rivers and waterfalls. The reserve has managed to keep its vegetation and fauna alive throughout the years and visiting it will fill your heart and soul with freshness and positivity.

Highlights of this Activity:

  • Enjoy an exciting 4x4 Safari for 2 hours
  • Explore the scenic landscapes and magnificent nature sites in the Southern region
  • Indulge in the rich diversity of landscape and wildlife
  • Spot some rare endemic birds like the Pink Pigeon and Mauritian Kestrel
  • Possibility to swim in a refreshing waterfall
  • Drive through the sugar cane fields to spot the ruins of an old sugar mill

What's Included

The Discovery Trail by Safari 4x4 - Bel Ombre Nature Reserve includes:

  • 2 hours Safari in a 4x4
  • Welcome Drink Upon Arrival
  • Access to Bel Ombre Nature Reserve
  • Swim at the Hirondelles Waterfall or L’Exemple waterfall
  • 1 bottle of water (500ml) per person
  • Access to Bathroom and Lockers
  • Experienced Guides throughout the tour
  • Free Pick up and Drop off for selected hotels in the area (see Transport section for more info) ***Subject to availability

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Transportation & Driver Details

As part of this package, pick up and drop off is available for clients residing at the following:

  • Heritage Awali
  • Heritage Le Telfair
  • Heritage The Villas
  • So/Sofitel So Mauritius
  • Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort
  • Tamassa Resort Hotel
  • Kaz’alala Hosted BNB

For clients residing elsewhere, transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius. The same is subject to availability and organised by our service provider.


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 organise 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:

Bel Ombre, South Region

Start & End times:
Duration: 2 hours
Operational Days: Monday to Sunday
Activity time: Morning Session 09:30 - 11:30
  Afternoon Sessions 13:30 - 15:30


Full Description

About the Discovery Trail by Safari 4x4 - Bel Ombre Nature Reserve

This is a fantastic adventure trail, taking you off the beaten track to discover one of the most rejuvenating sites on the island. This 4x4 safari package has been designed to provide you with the most satisfying adventure in nature with the possibility to swim at a waterfall.

As soon as you reach the welcome centre, you will be offered a welcome drink and briefed on the safari. You will then hop on your safari ride, so buckle up and get ready for an amazing time.

In these two hours of comprehensive and intensive exploration at Bel Ombre Nature Reserve, sightseers are indulged in a rich diversity of sites and panoramas, including stops and a possibility of swimming at the L’Exemple waterfall.

Get your camera ready to capture images of spellbinding waterfalls, beautiful rivers and enticing geological wonders in the south coast of Mauritius. The 4x4 safari is the ideal option for families or anyone who would prefer to be driven around while they can enjoy the scenery, effortlessly. You will drive through the sugar cane fields up the Dalsing plains to the higher lands and discover amazing fauna and flora through valleys drenched by enchanting waterfalls and streams. Further on, drive past a fish pond towards the fascinating ruins of Heritage’s old sugar mill situated at the brink of Dalsing plains.

Throughout this exciting adventure, you will be guided by a professional guide, who will give you insights about the history of the natural site. Spot the endemic bird species such as; the Pink Pigeon, the Mauritius Black Bulbul, or the Mauritius Kestrel as you enjoy this absolutely fun drive! You will eventually make a stop at L’Exemple waterfalls, a well hidden spot of true beauty. You can enjoy a swim at the waterfalls, the cool water will provide you with an immense sense of relaxation.

Once your package reaches towards its end, you will be brought back to the welcome centre where you can freshen up using the bathrooms. This little nature escapade is one you will remember for a long time.

About the Bel Ombre Nature Reserve

Nestled within the spectacular and historic 2,500-hectare estate of Heritage Bel Ombre, is an exceptional invitation to the wild side of Mauritius. The reserve provides a premium land experience in the heart of a scenic nature reserve wrapped in a stunning biodiversity that packs fun adventures for visitors of all ages.

The striking blue and warm Indian Ocean on one side and dramatic lush landscapes of tropical forests, rivers, waterfalls and mountainous terrain on the other will make for a true back-to-nature experience. The geomorphology, climate and vegetation of Bel Ombre Nature Reserve also provide excellent habitats for various plant and animal species.

Enjoy exclusive picnics, exciting quad or buggy drives, energising treks in lush nature, breathtaking views, impressive waterfalls and intact natural beauty. The 4x4 safaris are also available if you are looking for a more relaxed tour.

What to bring/wear
  • Sport Shoes

  • Sun cream & mosquito repellent

  • Bathing suit

  • Cap

  • Spare clothes

  • Camera

  • Towels

  • Sunglasses

Comments & Notes
  • Booking: Should be done 48hrs in advance depending on availability.
  • A minimum of 4 persons is required for the activity to take place.
  • A maximum of 6 persons allowed per session
  • Minimum age: as from 3 years old. Minors are to be accompanied by a parent
  • Safety Requirements: This activity is not suitable for disabled persons or pregnant women for their own safety.
  • Please note that the activity time is confirmed at the time of booking; we cannot guarantee specific time slots.

Discovery Trail by Safari 4x4 - Bel Ombre Nature Reserve  
Price up to 4 Persons  128 Euros
Price per Additional Person 32 Euros

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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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