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Mauritius: The Wild South Hiking Tour with a Guide

Activity provider: Horazis

Mauritius: The Wild South Hiking Tour with a Guide

Activity provider: Horazis

From US$ 50 per person

Hike to capture scenic views of the south coast. Get a massage under Mamzelle Waterfall. Swim in a natural pool with colorful fish near Gris Gris beach.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover picturesque views of the south coast of Mauritius
  • Relax in a natural pool with waves crashing on you
  • Experience an intense waterfall massage
  • Learn about the unique flora and fauna of Mauritius
  • Hike with an experienced and certified mountaineer
Full description
Hear the soothing sound of the waves along with picturesque views of coast on this hiking trip. Guided by a qualified mountaineer, explore the natural wonders of the south coast, also called the Wild South. You can see the waves crash directly on the cliffs due to the absence of coral reefs. Undergo a short health and safety briefing to get ready for the hike. For the first section, be guided by your local mountaineer to Bain des Négresses Waterfall. Make your way through the Filao forest, learning about the unique flora and fauna of the region. Head down to the cliffs and cross the River Bain des Negresses to reach the natural pool of Gris Gris. Enjoy some free time to relax in the natural pool with colourful fishes swimming around you. Admire the beauty of the southern coast while waiting for waves to crash on you. After this thrilling experience, be led by your mountaineer to Mamzelle Waterfall, a hidden gem in the Wild South. Feast on some delicious healthy snacks at this spot. Mamzelle Waterfall plunges into lush green vegetation. You can opt for a natural massage under the waterfall or simply relax and admire the beauty of your surroundings. Continue the hike La Roche Qui Pleure with natural geological rock formations. Watch violent waves crash over the cliffs, appearing as if the basaltic rocks are weeping, from which it derives the name "The Weeping Rock". Your knowledgeable mountaineer will share his passion for the great outdoors with you. Finally, move to Gris Gris beach, a large green field overlooking the dramatic cliffs. Admire its wild and pristine landscape before turning back to the starting point.
Includes
  • Guided hiking trip
  • Healthy snacks
  • Photographs
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People afraid of heights
  • People over 60 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Gris Gris Public Beach parking.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Insect repellent

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Littering
  • Speakers

Know before you go

  • This hike is adaptable to almost all age groups.
  • Each participant must bring at 1.5 liters of water.
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off) can be organised at an additional cost.
  • This activity is recommended for outdoor enthusiasts only.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

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We had a brilliant time hiking with Kevin - this was our fourth hike with him. The wild south offers a bit of everything; stunning views, opportunities to swim, some climbing/scrambling (assisted by ropes to hold) all in beautiful surroundings. Kevin is very knowledgeable and passionate about the flora, fauna and environment. We would highly recommend hiking with him.

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June 3, 2022

Great hike!! We loved it, especially since we wouldn't have done it ourselves. Sublime landscapes, nothing very difficult. Kévin has a lot of knowledge and pays attention to everything. He even provides shoes for passages in the water aha. Thanks again!! We booked the Morne hike with him in two days, we can't wait

June 1, 2022

That was an unforgettable time spent with a very reliable person - many thanks to Kevin for this tour: it was a time of a full admiration! The route is very rare considering popular Maurutiuous trips & full of life, nature and harmony. I recommend it to everyone! Thank you Kevin.

April 6, 2022

Product ID: 396162