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CHAMAREL 7 COLOURED EARTH

Chamarel 7 Coloured Earth is a geo-park stretching over 8.5 hectares of volcanic land. With its 600 million years of history, this natural heritage offers a not-to-be-missed experience for all nature lovers and geology enthusiasts.

The dunes make a truly spectacular sight as layers of red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow are interlaced, forming a magical rainbow amidst lush vegetation. Seldom will you be as impressed in front of sand dunes. Once you set eyes on this coloured earth, you will understand why it is one of the most photographed places in Mauritius.

For those who want to let this moment linger, you will be happy to know that Chamarel 7 Coloured Earth comprises a Tortoise Park as well as a Souvenir Shop. Visitors will also be able to bring with them the renowned Café de Chamarel, available at the Coffee Shop.

BEL OMBRE NATURE RESERVE

Nestled within the legendary domaine of Bel Ombre, Bel Ombre Nature Reserve is a 1300-hectare sanctuary that is as enchanting as soothing. Breathe in, breathe out and unwind. The moment you set foot in the reserve, you will be completely immersed in its intensely lush and green beauty.

As you wander around, make the acquaintance of a rich biodiversity. Whether on foot or with a safari vehicle, you will be in awe of the tropical forest, marshlands and rare endemic birds. Thrill seekers will jump on the chance of trying the premium adventures proposed. Among those are quad rides and reinvigorating treks to the waterfalls.

All of the adventures have been designed with the utmost respect for ecology. Through partnerships with different NGOs such as the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation and Reef Conservation, Bel Ombre Nature Reserve continuously demonstrates its commitment to conservation. The reserve is also a recipient of the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

CROISIÈRES AUSTRALES

Embark on a world of discoveries with this famous catamaran cruise specialist. Since 1992, Croisières Australes offers sea lovers enriching journeys to the beautiful lagoons around Mauritius. With its fleet consisting of elegantly designed catamarans and speedboats, you will explore the wonders of the ocean in style and comfort.

The team of Croisières Australes enjoys extensive at-sea experience and is always eager to bring holidaymakers to the island’s best snorkelling spots. Stunning itineraries have been exclusively designed for you, whether you want to dive into the turquoise waters or simply relax and admire the beauty of the landscape.

The itineraries of Croisières Australes include:

Grand Baie - Îlot Gabriel - Mahebourg - Île aux Cerfs - Black River - Île aux Bénitiers - Trou d’Eau Douce - Île aux Cerfs

Unlimited refreshments are offered throughout the day along with a delicious barbecue lunch. For those who are seeking a more tranquil and romantic experience, special sunset catamaran cruises can also be organised.

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