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Location South West
Minimum Age 12
Operating Days All Days
Duration 4 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time 08:30 - 13:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Provided: Technical equipments, backpack, snacks & water. To bring: swimsuit, towel, hiking or sport shoes, insect repellent, and spare shoes & clothes
South West
Minimum Age
Operating Days
All Days
4 hrs 30 mins
Activity Time
08:30 - 13:00
Offered as Supplement
Provided: Technical equipments, backpack, snacks & water. To bring: swimsuit, towel, hiking or sport shoes, insect repellent, and spare shoes & clothes

from 75€

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Overview & Highlights

Canyoning Excursion Tamarind Falls Half Day - Overview

Half day canyoning excursion at the South West area of Mauritius at Tamarind Falls (also known as the 7 Waterfalls).

The canyoning excursion is offered at the Tamarind Falls which features one of the most scenic attractions of the South West of Mauritius.

This half day canyoning trip to Tamarind Falls is one the most popular canyoning trips. It is easy, fun and accessible to all. This is the ideal excursion for those seeking more adrenaline and thrill. It will challenge you to abseil down the waterfalls of the Tamarind Falls canyon using nature watercourses and canyoning gear.

Highlights of this trip:

  • Half day wild excursion at Tamarind Falls
  • Discover 7 incredible waterfalls
  • Experience the thrill of canyoning down the watercourses
  • One of the best places for nature and animal lovers
  • Take in breath-taking views at the highest waterfall
  • Chill in the ‘pool’ like ponds at the bottom of the waterfalls

What's Included

The Canyoning Excursion to Tamarind Falls includes:

  • View the Tamarind Falls from up close
  • A cool bath at the bottom of the series of the falls.
  • Hike through Mauritius’ forest.
  • A real exciting adventure by canyoning down canyons, waterfalls and rivers.
  • Technical equipment including all rope gears (harnesses, helmets etc.), backpack, snacks & water
  • Qualified canyoning 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:

Tamarind Falls reservoir gate, Henrietta, Central Plateau region

Start & End times:
Duration: The duration of the trip is 4 hrs 30 mins
  This tour is offered every day
Departure time: 08:30
Return time: 13:00


Full Description

Half Day Canyoning Excursion at Tamarind Falls

Tamarind Falls: Situated on the central plateau, near the small village of Henrietta, the Tamarind Falls canyon is the one canyon of Mauritius which you really do not want to miss. With its  waterfalls, multiple jumps, deep ponds and lush green vegetation; Tamarind Falls remains one of the most beautiful canyons of the island that is suited to anyone - an ideal spot for any level, from beginner to extreme adventurer.

Begin your exciting journey: The canyoning trip starts at 08:30 with a safety briefing and equipment introduction. You will be guided and mentored the whole time by qualified monitors who are specialists in the activity. Begin with a spectacular abseiling experience down a waterfall of 40 m, followed by the "shower" aesthetic track under the waterfalls, secured by a rope and the crossing of a pond of about fifty metres in diameter.

Behold, the thrills! You will abseil through the other remaining waterfalls of about a dozen-metre height, followed by a short swim. To reach the final waterfalls of twenty metres, adults will have the option of jumping from a 6-metre height after a rope descent.

The jump is not compulsory, you can abseil down. Abseiling this part though is undoubtedly the most challenging segment of the activity. Your efforts will, however, be rewarded with a breathtaking view over the magnificent gorge. The canyoning activity will end above this great waterfall of 55 metres, and after a short climb of 20 minutes you will reach the plateau and will be back to the starting point.

This excursion is about enjoying the beautiful wildlife of the Tamarind nature reserve, admiring the famous beautiful Tamarind falls from up close, and experiencing the adventure of canyoning with Mauritius’ top qualified guides.

Learn from the guides: The canyoning outing is operated and led by the leading canyoning and rock climbing guides in Mauritius, with immense experience in these activities in all areas of Mauritius, so you have absolutely nothing to worry about.This excursion is carried out with a total respect towards nature and while making it a top priority to stress the importance of its preservation. Your guides will be telling you about the immense effort the country is putting to preserve its nature and tell you a story or two about the rich cultural heritage of the island.

Note: The highest level of descent down a rope is 40 metres.

What is Canyoning?

Canyoning (known as canyoneering) is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include walking, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and swimming.

The terms canyoning and canyoneering are more often associated with technical descents - those that require rappels (abseils) and ropework, technical climbing or down-climbing, technical jumps, and/or technical swims.

Canyoning gear includes climbing hardware, static ropes, helmets, wetsuits, packs, and rope bags.

What to bring/wear
  • Sunscreen
  • Bathing Suit
  • Short Pants to wear with wetsuit
  • Spare set of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sport Shoes
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Waterproof Camera (camera cover)


Important: Please don’t bring jewels, watches, alcohol and cigarettes with you


Comments & Notes
  • Minimum age requirement: 12 years old and above (must be accompanied by at least one parent)
  • Requirements: Have basic swimming skills
  • Weight Limitation: 110 kg Max
  • Maximum no. of participants: 10 people

Canyoning Excursion - Tamarind Falls - Half Day  
Price per person: 75 Euros


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