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Mauritius: Tamarind Falls Highlights 3-Hour Hiking Trip

4.8 / 5

67 reviews

Activity provider: Yanature

Mauritius: Tamarind Falls Highlights 3-Hour Hiking Trip

Activity provider: Yanature
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From US$ 40.78 per person

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Enjoy a 3-hour hiking trip to Tamarind Falls along the Rivière Tamarin. See the most impressive waterfalls on the island and swim in natural pools, as you learn about the local flora and fauna from your guide.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the waterfalls of the Rivière Tamarin
  • Swim in the natural pools carved out of the rock
  • Explore the tropical rainforest of Mauritius
  • Walk through the volcanic rocks of the canyon
Full description
Meet your guide at the Henrietta Bus Station and start with a short briefing about the hike. Then begin your 3-hour hiking experience by walking through sugarcane fields to reach the entrance to the canyon, admiring the stunning landscape around you. Make your way down to the canyon, and after 30 minutes of walking you’ll reach the first of many waterfalls. Take the chance to swim in the natural pools carved out of the rock. Learn about the plants, the animals, and the history of Mauritius from your guide. Finish your tour at Tamarind Falls, the most impressive waterfall, before returning to your original start point.
Includes
  • 3-hour tour
  • Guide
  • Private guide (if option chosen)
  • Food and beverages
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Meeting point

Henrietta Bus Station, Henrietta Branch Road, Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • Cancellation may occur due to bad weather conditions, in this case you will be offered the opportunity to reschedule to another date or receive a full refund
  • A minimum of two participants is required to run this tour, if the minimum number is not reached, the local partner may need to reschedule or cancel
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 67 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.5/5

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A great overall trip which met all expectations! Would definitely recommend! The only thing to note that this probably isn't the best for non physically active people as the hike down and up can be a little difficult for those unfit. Our guide Fabrice was fantastic ensuring we had a safe journey down and up and made our trip more enjoyable!

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July 3, 2022

The hike is challenging, but the view at the end is breathtaking! We were a sporty group and finished after 2 hours. Bathing at the foot of a waterfall was very refreshing! However, the tour is not recommended for small children. The hiking is more climbing and sometimes quite steep!

May 29, 2022

A super nice tour, about 2.5 hours and just right if you want to get used to hiking first. It's quite steep downhill at first and the ground was pretty slippery, but our guide Jeremie showed us how to hold on to branches and roots and make safe progress. The different stations of the falls were amazing, unbelievably beautiful. It went well uphill and downhill and was really fun. There was plenty to discover, including a hidden waterfall and a natural fish spa pool. There was also an opportunity to swim. Jeremie was a super guide who is very laid back and really knowledgeable. He told us many exciting things and totally adjusted to our pace. Definitely do!

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March 19, 2022

Product ID: 222306