Any list of Mauritius’s best-loved natural attractions is subjective, but we have ours. The five best, or top attractions of Mauritius, which no traveler should miss during his/her visit are the island of Ile aux Cerfs, the National Park Black River Gorges, Seven Coloured Earth, Flic-en-Flac, and Chamarel Waterfall. Snorkeling in the Ile aux Cerfs, hiking in Black River Gorges National Park, island-hopping, safari rides at Casela Nature Park, and more are some of the best activities travelers could try out during their next Mauritius trip.
If you are into the adventure-filled activities, check out the Black River Gorges National Park, one of the popular places to visit in south-western Mauritius. Located in south-west Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National Park is Mauritius biggest and best-looking national park. Black River Gorges National Park is the largest in this Indian Ocean Island, covering 6,754 hectares of rainforest, stretching over rolling hills and gorges, with plenty of waterfalls for you to trek up.
The forest, which was once home to the now-extinct Dodo, is also home to nine species of birds found only in this Indian Ocean island, along with 311 species of endemic flowering plants, making it an utterly unique environment. The park is home to more than 300 species of plants, and nine species of birds found only in Mauritius. The lushly forested park is the only such park in Mauritius, and best of all, entry is totally free.
The park is one of Mauritius best natural attractions that you should visit with your kids while you are on a vacation to Mauritius. Mocca is amongst the most popular places to visit in Mauritius, it is also one of the best markets to buy the native products on the island of Mauritius. Chamarel is one of the last places in Mauritius to witness the growth of the indigenous trees like the Black Ebony and Takamaka growing wild. Chamarel is a charming village on the south-west corner of Mauritius, and is one of the best-loved tourist attractions on the island.
The colorful land of Chamarel could also be considered as one of the perfect places in Mauritius for a honeymoon. The Chamarel Colored Earth is one of the most incredible places to visit at Trou Aux Biches is located in Port Louis, and it really makes for one of the most visited beaches in Mauritius by tourists. The Great Bassin of Mauritius is located in the vicinity of Port Louis is one of the most holy places to Hindus. Also known as the Grand Bassin, the Ganga Talao is a sacred lake that is among the best places to visit in Mauritius.
With any holiday in Mauritius villas make for the most logical way to lodge, as that domestic setting mirrors all the attractions lying in wait, beyond the comfort of your hotel.
It is true that this country has a lot of natural wonders, but one of the best places to see is Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Godafoss is one of the biggest and the best-looking waterfalls in the country. In the Golden Circle Route, Gullfoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the islands. There are a lot of waterfalls on Mauritius, but this one boasts of being the biggest one out of them all.
The sights and sounds of this waterfall are stunning and it is a must-see if you like visiting natural attractions. With water columns that are approximately 80 meters tall, falling once every four minutes, the waterfall at Dettifoo is one you will not forget. Tamarind Falls is amongst the places in Mauritius that just take you closer to nature.