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Mauritius: Full-Day Tour of the Southwest

4.7 / 5

67 reviews

Activity provider: Eco Holidays Mauritius

Mauritius: Full-Day Tour of the Southwest

Activity provider: Eco Holidays Mauritius
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From US$ 102.21 per person

Discover the highlights of southwest Mauritius on an 8-hour guided tour of attractions such as the sacred lake of Grand Bassin, Alexandra Falls and the 7 Colored Earths at Chamarel.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Marvel at the 7 Seven Colored Earths at Chamarel
  • Taste different types of rum at a rum factory
  • Get panoramic views from the volcanic crater of Trou aux Cerfs
Full description
Get panoramic views from the top of the Trou aux Cerfs volcano and stroll around the crater before making your way to the sacred lake of Grand Bassin via the Mare-aux-Vacoas reservoir.  Continue to the Black River Gorges to discover the home of endemic flora and fauna. Drive through the park via Plaine des Champagnes for an amazing view of Alexandra Falls. Taste different types of rum at a rum factory in Chamarel before lunch in the village. Then, discover the geological marvel of the 7 Colored Earths and see the giant tortoises before getting a panoramic view from the Case Noyal viewpoint.
  • Entrance fees to the Chamarel Rum Factory
  • Rum tasting
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Driver/guide
  • Lunch and soft drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks during lunch
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please note that it may not be possible to stop at the Grand Bassin in February or March as the area is also a pilgrimage site during the festival of Mahashivaratree
  • This is a small group tour (max 6 people). If there are no other bookings on the day you will enjoy a private tour at no extra cost
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

based on 67 reviews

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A very nice tour for those who love nature and also go off the beaten track with the guide. We were driven everywhere and it was just the two of us. Thus, the guide and his colleague, who is currently in training, fully responded to our wishes. Can only recommend!!!!

November 18, 2021

Our driver and guide Dhiren was on top! We had a great day. We learned a lot about Mauritius, its people, way of life, customs etc. I highly recommend this excursion which allows you to visit the south through all the essential places to visit. We also did the catamaran trip to Gabriel Island directly through the same agency, it was just incredible!! thanks again

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November 12, 2021

Very nice visit!

Nice visit, excellent guide who gives a lot of interesting information! The only downside is the unplanned visit to a museum on the manufacture of model ships which in reality is a pretext to make us wander through a huge expensive souvenir shop. Fortunately, we avoided visiting a jewelry store that was also not planned! Big tourist trap which makes us lose 30min. But the rest of the day at the top!

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June 25, 2019

Product ID: 127802