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Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius

Categories: National Parks, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Explore the range of Mauritian plant and animal life at Black River Gorges National Park, a protected area that includes the last of the nation's rainforest. Encompassing around two percent of the country's total space, the area is formally protected from further deforestation after being proclaimed a national park in 1994. Spot rusa deer and wild pigs, along with endemic species like the Mauritian flying fox, Mauritius kestrel, and the pink pigeon. The variety in the wildlife comes with the area's diversity of climate and habitat, with humid upland forest, dry lowland forest, and heathland all here. Take a look at our Chamarel vacation generator to schedule your visit to Black River Gorges National Park and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lovely day out despite the rain. Great countryside and views. Visited here as part of our south of the island tour with private taxi from west coast. 
  • Didn't really get a chance to explore as was in car. The over view was good though. Weather wasnt the best. Sure its better on a good day, 
  • The black river national park is an amazing spot and well worth a visit. Either you can just drive around and see the tourist sights. Or you can hike up or down to amazing views or waterfalls. Both ar...  read more »
  • Would have been great, except that the view were blocked by rain & clouds, as will happen. But we drove down to the bottom of the canyon where it was sunny and hiked up instead. Found a lovely spot to swim in the stream.
  • One of the best holiday attraction of my life, definitely worth trying! Amazing view, beautiful wildlife.
  • Very nice. Need atleast half a day to enjoy properly.
  • As reccomended by Geomaxlandscaping, the ideal place to visit if you want a slice of paradise, pure air, and an unforgetable moment surrounded by nature.
  • Nice trip in the middle of a luscious forest. Lots of unforgettable viewpoints driving south
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