1. Mauritius
  2. Mauritius
  3. Chamarel
  4. Ebony Forest Chamarel

Ebony Forest: Jeep Safari, Birdwatching or Hiking Tour

Product ID: 278632
Discover the enchanted Ebony Forest in Chamarel. Take an optional Jeep safari through the forest or enjoy a hike instead. Experience the incredible vistas at Sublime Point or Piton Canot, then learn about the region's natural history at the museum.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
English, French

Pickup included

Your hotel lobby in Savanne, Plaines Wilhems, Pamplemousses, Rivière Noire, Grand Port, or Port Louis
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Opt to hike or take an open-air Jeep safari through Ebony Forest
  • Enjoy a guided tour through raised walkways above the ancient forest
  • Follow the raised walkway to the spectacular Sublime Point lookout
  • Explore the museum and learn about the island's natural history
  • Head up to the incredible Piton Canot viewpoint
Full description
Experience the enchanted forest in Chamarel’s Ebony Forest Reserve home to a variety of exotic birds and treasured trees. Choose from a variety of ticket options which include a jeep safari ride, a guided walkway tour, a range of hikes, and access to the museum. Enjoy access to the restaurant and snack shops on-site as well.

Start the tour by enjoying a guided tour along a 300 raised walkway above the ancient forest. Follow the path all the way up to the spectacular Sublime Point or Piton Canot viewpoint where you can take in the incredible views. 

Take an optional hike through the forest, or alternatively hop into an open-air jeep for a safari ride. These tours depart every 30 minutes and are subject to availability. Finally, visit the museum where you can learn all about the island's unique natural history.

Alternatively, choose the birdwatching package which includes a guided hike to a private birdwatching viewpoint to see the Mauritius Echo Parakeet, Pink Pigeon, Mauritius Merle, Grey White Eye, and Mauritius Paradise Flycatcher.
  • Entrance ticket to Ebony Forest
  • Transport to/from Charmarel
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Plastic bags
Know before you go
• Picnics are not allowed for environmental reasons
• There is a restaurant at the Visitor Centre and a snack shop at Sublime Point
• As part of the tour operator's commitment to protecting the environment, drinks in plastic bottles are not available to purchase, but you can fill up your water bottle for free from the water fountain in the local shop
• Please wear trainers or hiking shoes
• Mosquito repellent is advised
• Don't forget your camera
Organized by

Turquoise Voyages

Product ID: 278632