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Trou aux Cerfs, Mauritius

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Visit Trou aux Cerfs to see the crater of the dormant volcano and views across the island. Standing 605 m (1,985 ft) above sea level, the volcano enjoys a thick covering of vegetation, offering good routes for nature walks. The view from the top affords an extensive panorama of the island from an atmospheric vantage point. The plants growing in the crater make it an interesting natural sight on an island that owes so much of its scenery to volcanic activity. Note that access to the crater itself is along a dangerously steep embankment, so you should not attempt to descend into it. Using our custom trip planner, Floreal attractions like Trou aux Cerfs can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you're in the South West of Mauritius then this place is definitely worth a visit. The view from the top is nice and the surrounding foliage is pretty. Not sure I'd go out of my way to see this one...  more »
  • It is a dormant volcano with 605 m (1,985 ft) high and located in Curepipe, Mauritius. The crater was formed less than 2 million years ago in the second phase of volcanic activity that created Mauriti...  more »
  • A former crater very provided at the level of the vegetation, the view is beautiful to do! allow sneakers, I was my feet in flip flops remember!
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  • Place has been properly preserved. Fitness machines available for all ages. Crater of dormant volcano can be seen through some angles. Has a considerable amount of benches and toilet is paid but clean. View of buildings (horizon) is impressive and recommended for amateurs of photography. Entire crater could be seen using a Quadcopter. Parking is limited but available though.
  • Trou aux Cerfs is a dormant volcano and is one of my favorite places to see Mauritius. The volcano itself is not amazing at all but the view over Mauritius from this place is great. Moreover, this is a key place for Mauritius, as the crater was formed during the volcanic activity that created Mauritius. Curepipe, close to this volcano, is also a nice place in Mauritius, especially for textile and handicraft shops.
  • Amazing view of Mauritius from this place you can see the line between sea and sky
  • ... very nice lview ...
  • Fresh air, natural state, development by the ministry, bar brothers

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