Hiking Trip - Tamarind Falls - Half Day
|Operating Days||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
|Activity Time||08:30 - 11:00|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
Hiking Trip - Tamarind Falls - Half Day
This half day hiking trip at the Tamarind Falls is best known as “a short and easy hike to discover the high part of the 7 waterfalls”.
Enjoy Hiking to Tamarind Falls with its breathtaking views of mountains, rivers, forests and waterfalls, discovering a magnificent nature-paradise.
The Tamarind Falls Hike is surely a hike you want to add to your list of thrilling climbs that you will experience in Mauritius. Through its greenery and rainforest-like setting you would not actually believe that you are amidst an island surrounded by such serene beaches.
About this Half day Tamarind Falls Hiking trip
Located in the South Western part of Mauritius, the spellbinding Tamarind Falls, commonly known as ‘Sept Cascades’ is one of the natural wonders of Mauritius. And there is no better way to explore this green paradisiacal location than through a wonderful trek.
This half day hike to Tamarind Falls is one the most popular hiking trips on the island. It is quite easy, fun and accessible to all. The trek may be undertaken by someone with little or no previous hiking experience under the guidance of an enthusiastic and experienced trekker.
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.
Sometimes the walk will be in the forest and sometimes in an open area on the basalt rocks nearby the water. You will be stunned by the view from the enthralling waterfall of 40 meters, the marvelous sight of the lushly green canyon, and many other captivating features.
Passing behind the spectacular waterfall is simply a blissful experience, whereby you can see rays of sunlight reflected through the waterfall. The large, refreshing pond which is at the foot of the waterfall is very much accessible for a pleasant swim. You can also enjoy a natural massage standing under the cascade.
With each fall, you will have the chance to enjoy unique scenery and setting due to its height and flow of water. It is important to have an experienced guide alongside you in order to guarantee your safety and guide you through the best available paths.
About the Tamarind Falls
The Tamarind Falls are set away on the cliffs of the Black River. This magnificent location hosts breathtaking views over the South Western coast; a sight not to be missed! It is one of the most beautiful and serene places in Mauritius, where one can discover the lush green vegetation along with some indigenous plant species and tropical birds.
A visit to the Tamarind Falls offers a unique experience in the middle of nature, where seven stepped waterfalls run down strings of rivers to a beautiful pond at the bottom. The canyons were formed by the Tamarind River which is sourced in the mountains of the Black River Range.
It supplies water to two reservoirs of the island, notably Mare Longue Reservoir and Tamarind reservoir. The Tamarind waterfalls also supply the main hydroelectric power station on the island.
About The Guide And The Spirit Of The Trip
All hiking excursions and treks will be supervised by experienced and professional guides in Mauritius. During the hike, the guide will share extensive knowledge about the reserve and its surrounding areas.
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 above the elongated white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees and stretched blue azure 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. It’s flora is composed of 700 species of indigenous plants.
To learn more about hiking and trekking in Mauritius check our Trekking in Mauritius page
Region: South West Mauritius
Meeting Point: Henrietta Bus Terminal
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Trail Distance: 5 km
Trip Duration: 3 hours
- Monday, Wednesday & Friday (Fixed days of hike with no minimum number of people)
- Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday (On demand hike with groups of 4+ people)
Minimum age requirement: 10 years old
What to bring: It is recommended to bring water, hiking shoes, sunscreen, sunhat/ cap and mosquito repellent, spare set of clothes
Note: Water is provided
- Price per Participant: 49 Euro
Our guide for the hike was amazing and provided so much information in regard to the surrounding nature/farming and animals The tour was conducted at our speed and stopped at many opportunities to take photos or speak on a variety of subjects A fantastic experience