Best Things To Do in Chamarel, Mauritius

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  • Curious Corner of Chamarel: A place with mazes, mirrors and optical illusions! A total mind-bender!
  • Rhumerie de Chamarel: A distillery with delectable Rum and A la carte restaurant.
  • Ganga Talao/ Grand Basin: A Hindu pilgrimage site, the crater is known for its scenic beauty and the statues of Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
  • Chamarel Coloured Earth: A geological formation exhibiting sand dunes in seven colours!
  • Chamarel Waterfall: Mighty waterfalls plunging 95 metres in a single drop.
  • Chamarel Parc Adventure: A recently added tourist attraction in Chamarel that you can’t miss out! Best known for zip-lines, plank bridges, climbing nets and adventure activities.
  • Black River Gorges National Park: One and only National park of Mauritius; spread over 6754 hectares of area and home to endemic as well as endangered flora and fauna. Known for its hiking trails! 

Below we have a list of things to do in Chamarel and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Chamarel getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Chamarel with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Chamarel

Here is the list of things to do in Chamarel and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Chamarel Coloured Earth

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    Chamarel Coloured Earth

    Geological Formation, Nature

    A geological formation that will blow away your mind with its first glimpse; the seven coloured earth is located in the Chamarel Plains of the Rivière Noire District in south-western Mauritius. Its multi-coloured sand dunes in seven distinct colours of red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow are surreal. The best part of this phenomenon is that, if you pick up a handful of san...Read more
  2. Chamarel Waterfall

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    Chamarel Waterfall

    Waterfront, Nature

    Tucked between Terres de 7 Couleur’s entrance gate and seven coloured earth is this another bounty of nature. Chamarel waterfalls are a beautiful sight nested between already pretty surroundings. Thanks to the torrential and tropical rains of Mauritius, these waterfalls are never dry and plunge 95 metres in a single drop! With prior reservations you can take a tour down the waterfalls to ...Read more
  3. Rhumerie De Chamarel

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    Rhumerie De Chamarel

    Food And Drinks

    Set in the South Western part of Mauritius, in a fertile valley, Rhumerie de Chamarel distillery is known for its fine range of Rum. Take a tasting tour at the distillery where you can observe the Rum making process in depth. Right from selecting the ideal sugarcane, handpicking the plants, extracting the juices and fermenting it to perfection, Rhumerie de Chamarel distillery infuses unique aro...Read more
  4. Black River Gorge National Park

    National Park, Park

    The only national park of Mauritius, the Black River Gorges National park is spread over 6754 hectares of area which covers around 3.5% of the total land area of Mauritius. Home to endemic flora and fauna, it is also the home to rarest woods in the world. It nurtures around 311 rare species of plants out of the 700 of the Mauritian islands. The Trochetia, the Chinese Guava, the Dodotree, the Tr...Read more
  5. Curious Corner Of Chamarel

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    Curious Corner Of Chamarel


    Curious corner of chamarel Located just opposite the iconic seven coloured earths. This is a must-visit place in Chamarel! A house of illusion, curious corner will leave you spell bound! Walk in this interactive exhibit centre and get lost in the mazes, mind-bending fun activities and brain teasing puzzles. There is also a corner cafe in the garden premises of the place. Spread over 5000 s...Read more
  6. Grand Bassin

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    Grand Bassin

    Religious Site, Temple, Lake, Nature

    This is a crater lake located in the mountain area at a distance of approximately 20 kilometres from Chamarel. At a height 1800 feet above the sea level, this is a scared place for Hindus in Mauritius. The temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman and Goddess Laxmi grant the grand Basin the serenity and tranquillity. Hundreds of devotees walk to the temple bare feet and the Hindu festival o...Read more
  7. Chamarel Parc Aventure

    Park, Entertainment, Adventure, Nature

    Spread beyond the southern part of Mauritius, the Chamarel parc aventure is a bright highlight added to the hamlet in recent times. Nestled in a tropical forest, this 12-acre parc is adorned with beautiful plank bridges, climbing nets and zip-lines. Offering plenty of adventure activities in the bounty of nature, the parc is one the best places for team-building activities and picnics!