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Location South
Minimum Age 8
Operating Days All Days
Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Minimum number of participants: 2 pax
Minimum Age
Operating Days
All Days
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement
Minimum number of participants: 2 pax

from 49€

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Overview & Highlights

Exploring the Southern Coastline: Coastal Hike at Gris Gris - Overview

If you want to explore the beautiful South Coast of Mauritius, then you need to experience this coastal hike at Gris Gris. With no coral reefs, it's one of the best places to discover the untamed wilderness of Mauritius! This sensational hike will take you to the iconic Gris Gris coastline known for its rugged cliffs, stunning sea views and secluded beach! From there, you will be able to admire the sandy beach, tropical greenery and the dramatic cliffs which Gris Gris is famous for.

Walk along the rocky shoreline and feel the salty, tropical winds brushing against your face while the majestic waves crash with an intense fierceness on the shoreline. You will also be able to trek along a river & swim in a natural pond to refresh yourself. Do not miss this opportunity to be in the South of Mauritius where you will be able to connect deeply to the heart of nature.

Highlights of this Package:

  • Enjoy 2-3 hours of hiking along the coast of Gris Gris
  • Have an unobstructed view of the outstanding turquoise-blue ocean
  • Swim in a natural pond, a truly unique experience
  • Discover various plant species, some of which are unique to Mauritius
  • With some luck, spot endemic birds like the Kestrel & Pink Pigeon
  • Connect with nature in the heart of the tropical nature
  • Ideal activity for nature lovers

What's Included

Gris Gris Coastal Hike - Inclusions:

  • 2-3 hours of coastal hiking in Gris Gris
  • 200m river trekking
  • Opportunity to swim in a natural pond
  • Witness volcanic rock formations & the wild nature of Mauritius
  • Guidance from experienced and professional guides
  • Water and snacks

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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 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:

Parking Viewpoint Gris Gris, South Region

Start & End times:
Operational Days: All Days
Starting Time: 09:00
Duration: 2-3 hours


Full Description

About the Adventure along the Enchanting Coast of Gris Gris - Hiking, River Trekking & More!

If the fear of being exhausted is holding you back, you have nothing to worry about! This Coastal Hike is a relatively easy route that anyone, regardless of fitness level, can complete. It's a popular hike among teenagers as well as the elderly, and it requires no prior expertise.

Situated in the village of Souillac, Gris Gris is widely renowned for its sea cliffs, which offer visitors a spectacular view from the top - a sight not to be missed. Because this area is not protected by coral reefs, heavy waves smash straight on the cliffs, causing tremendous splashes of water.

It is one of the most popular places in Mauritius where you can delight your eyes with incredible sea views. The area's tall cliffs drop suddenly to the water, and the cool Indian Ocean winds blow year-round. The natural beauty of Gris Gris makes it unique of its kind.

Also included in this package is a 200 metres river trek, which is a form of hiking or outdoor adventure activity. It is a combination of trekking and climbing and sometimes swimming. You will definitely enjoy this activity especially if you have never tried it before; it will be a unique experience for you!

It is a fairly easy trail and you will be guided by professionals throughout this journey. Perfect if you wish to de-stress, relax and enjoy the amazing views of the tropical nature the island has to offer.

On your way, you might notice some of the secret caves of Gris Gris; although it is not recommended to step in, you might have a look from afar. You might also be able to get inside the natural pond where you will be able to feel the natural waves lapping against the volcanic rocks.

While you’re on the beach, do have a close look at the shore, you might be blessed with sea shells along your way which could be a great souvenir to cherish.

What to bring/wear
  • Spare clothes
  • Swimsuit
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses

Comments & Notes
  • Age Restriction: As from 8 years old
  • Minimum number of participants: 2 pax
  • Participants should be in good physical condition.
  • Snacks and water will be provided.
  • The activity is still carried out in cloudy or light rain weather conditions unless the safety of the group is compromised.
  • Swimming or bathing at the Gris Gris beach is highly risky and not recommended due to the rough waters.

Gris Gris Coastal Hike (South of Mauritius)  
Price per Participant 49 Euros /  Pax


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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