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UNESCO World Heritage: Le Morne Brabant Guided Tour

Product ID: 222039
Enjoy a hike on Le Morne Brabant, a peninsula offering the best views you can get of mountains and lagoons, along with a knowledgeable and professional guide who will teach you about the history, culture, and biology of this area.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup optional

Your hotel in the South region of Mauritius
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the unspoiled and wild forests of Mauritius
  • Contemplate unique views of forests and lagoons
  • Learn about the history of Mauritius
  • Meet local guides that will share their passion and knowledge
Full description
Explore the forests, enjoy views of the mountains and lagoons, and discover different rare plants, trees, birds, and other animals living in the forest on this hike of Le Morne Brabant. After a briefing, your local guide will take you to the tracks and lead you on an excursion into the nature of this area. 

Don't worry about a strenuous hike — there will be several stops along the way, and the guide will always adapt to your pace. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008, this mountain is an important place for Mauritians, culturally and historically; your knowledgeable and professional guide will share with you why that is. Discover fascinating information about your surroundings, the history of the mountain, the history of Mauritius in general, and the flora and fauna that inhabits the area. 
Includes
  • Water
  • Professional mountain guide
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Low-cost transfer to the meeting point on request
  • Pick up and drop-off from hotels located in Le Morne (if arranged with the operator)
  • Pick up and drop-off from hotels in the North Region of Mauritius (if option chosen)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of Wapalapam Island Eatery Restaurant, Centre Commercial de L'Harmonie, Le Morne Brabant 91202, Mauritius.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
Know before you go
• Please note, this tour may be canceled in cases of bad weather
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Our guide was Dirk. Very fit, cool and personable type. He was open, friendly and helped us hike up, which was sometimes very steep, very good and gave lots of tips. We found the hike extremely great and only recommendable. However, you should be sure-footed and fit if you want to walk up to Le Morne. You had to climb quite a lot with your feet and hands at the same time. But it was super cool and I'm happy to have seen the great view of the sea from up there. Simply unique and really worth a hike.

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January 31, 2020

Our guide Steeve was fantastic. He encouraged and assisted everyone to achieve a successful and safe climb. The climbing sections were challenging yet achievable with Steeve's expert guidance and local knowledge. Steeve was very entertaining and had a great amount of knowledge about the history and geography of the area. The view of Mauritius and the coastline were amazing too! Wear loose comfortable clothing (you will sweat a lot in the Mauritian humidity), take a small backpack to carry at least 2 litres of water, and wear comfortable running shoes (no need for specialised hiking boots or climbing shoes). A great experience.

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January 12, 2020

We climbed the mountain "Le Morne Brabant" with the open and helpful guide "Dirk" from 'Yanaturs'. He knows his way around very well and is always interested in ensuring that all participants are doing well. We had a great morning with him and had a breathtaking adventure. The hike is very demanding. One half is normal hiking and the other half you have to help yourself with climbing up, but it can be done. The view is really priceless. We were out with normal sneakers and it worked. Hiking shoes are of course not wrong. Under no circumstances would we do the tour alone, as we already find it dangerous and the good tips from Dirk were really valuable and helpful. So don't think about it, and definitely do it! :-)

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November 14, 2019

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Yanature

Product ID: 222039