Excursions / Culture / Colourful South

The South, an insight into the diversity of Mauritian Scenery

FULL DAY *** INCLUDED • Transfer • Guide • Lunch • Entrance Fees

Trou-Aux-Cerfs, the dormant volcanic crater with its 360° panoramic view starts the day. At Voiliers de l’Ocean you can watch local craftsmen make painstaking replicas of authentic 18th Century sailing ships.

A drive through the forest of the island’s interior, will take you to ‘Ganga Talao’ – a sacred lake to Mauritian Hindus in Plaine Champagne. Further down the winding road of the Black River Gorges National Park you reach a local restaurant with a breathtaking view over the coastline.

Continuing through pineapple and sugar cane fields you can discover Chamarel – be mesmerized by its magnificent waterfall and unique 7 coloured Earths.

On the return journey, the impressive view is dominated by the iconic Le Morne mountain and Ile aux Benitiers.


Discover the most famous pilgrimage sites in Mauritius and admire the awesome seven-coloured earths of Chamarel. This trip to the South is indeed a memorable one.

Did You Know?

The third biggest statue of Shiva in the world is found at “Ganga Talao” and it is 33 metres high.