Chamarel FallsThe waterfalls of Chamarel rise from the moors and the native plant life.
Ebony Forest Chamarelconservation area
Seven Coloured Earthsaddress: Chamarel plainA winding road leads from Case Noyale village to the coloured earths of Chamarel: an undulating landscape of different and contrasting shades of colours. The different shades of blue, green, red and yellow are apparently the result of the erosion of the volcanic ash. The site possesses a rare beauty. Much of the sand has been souvenired by locals. It is now sectioned off, but is not that impressive.
Black River GorgesThis national park of 6,574 ha (16,244 acres) was created in 1994 for the protection of Mauritius’ remaining native forests. Visitors can enjoy magnificent landscapes, with endemic plants and rare bird species. A trail leads from the Pétrin information centre to an area of typical plant life and to a conservation area.
phone: +230 483 6610, +230 483 5710address: 110 route Plaine Champagne, ChamarelMountain chalets in a quiet garden, just on the border of the national park and under the Piton de la Rivière Noire. Views of the valleys, the Morne and the sea. Good restaurant nearby (Varangue sur Morne).