Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius

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#4 of 149 in Wildlife in Mauritius
Explore the range of Mauritian plant and animal life at Black River Gorges National Park, a protected area that includes the last of the nation's rainforest. Encompassing around two percent of the country's total space, the area is formally protected from further deforestation after being proclaimed a national park in 1994. Spot rusa deer and wild pigs, along with endemic species like the Mauritian flying fox, Mauritius kestrel, and the pink pigeon. The variety in the wildlife comes with the area's diversity of climate and habitat, with humid upland forest, dry lowland forest, and heathland all here. For Black River Gorges National Park and beyond, use our Mauritius road trip planner to get the most from your Mauritius vacation.
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  • This place was beautiful and my only regret was that I didn’t have enough time to explore more. The young men who took us on the tour were some of the most friendly people I had ever met. Our main tou...  more »
  • This is a must see when you visit Mauritius. It is stunning but be careful of the monkeys, remember they are wild.  more »
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