Canyoning in Mauritius – Where to Do It

Swinging down with water currents at Eau Bleue

Many people are very determined to discover more about the best holiday destinations and also looking for ways to things which take us past our comfort zones as well as our family and friends. If you are this type of person, Mauritius is the right place to visit. There are lots of adrenaline-fueled ways to experience how the coastline, as well as the interior of Mauritius, is ready to be explored and one of them is canyoning.

Intense water sport

Canyoning is an intense sport which uses various means to get from the top of a canyon to its bottom such as climbing, to swim, abseiling, wading, sliding, jumping and hiking. There some amazing areas within Mauritius for canyoning.

This sport is not for people with faint hearts– it is an activity which will drive you to your limits, therefore, assure to link up with Mauritian guides who are experienced and can show you the correct location according to your expertise level.

For people who are not willing to spend their vacation on a towel at the beach, you should try canyoning. In one day you will discover, beautiful scenes, waterfalls, as well as, plush water. Throughout your tour, you will be aided by professionals who will assist you to experience Mauritius` nature.

Where to do Canyoning in Mauritius?

There are many places to canyoning in Mauritius such as Tamarind Falls, Eau Douce, Exil falls, Chamarel falls and Alexandra falls. We are going to describe all these spots in some details below.

Tamarind Falls

Tamarind Falls canyoning is among the best on the island when we are talking of hiking waterfalls. This adventure is very popular among tourist and it is a prime activity on the list of almost all tour organizers in Mauritius. Also known as the ‘sept cascades’, hiking and canyoning can be practiced on many spots along the waterfalls. Here, we can distinguish at least seven distinguished falls.

Eau Bleue

Eau Bleue is located 30 minutes from Curepipe, and you can see the playground provided by Eau Bleue, also referred to as the Rama waterfall. This transcendent cascade, as well as this river, has an excellent blues shade and hence the name ‘bleue’ which means blue in French.

Chamarel falls

Chamarel falls canyoning expedition is mostly for people looking for adrenaline rush. Visit it and put your courage to the test by attempting to climb next to the waterfall having a 95m void beneath your feet, near the fantastic 7 colored Chamarel landscape.

Exil falls

You will discover through this outing a beautiful landscape which contains canyons, the magnificent savanna river as well as the unique tropical forests.

Alexandra falls

Those who are experienced in canyoning and who wish to push their limits further go to the Alexandra falls. This fall is located in Champagnes National Park popularly known as the Black River Gorges National Park. The latter is probably among the most popular nature sites in Mauritius.

Mauritius is the ideal place for canyoning, and these areas are among the best for it (to mention a few). If you like thrilling adventures, you should try it out.