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Chamarel Waterfall, Mauritius

#3 of 27 in Nature in Mauritius
Admire an impressive natural water feature at Chamarel Waterfall. Plunging 83 m (272 ft) in a single drop, the waterfall spills over a sheer cliff face surrounded by thick vegetation, creating an iconic sight. View the fall from the observation deck located at its top, and descend to the pool at its base to enjoy some swimming in the shallow waters. Prebook to experience rappelling down the waterfall's length, taking in the scenery and the power of the ancient gush of water from a dramatic perspective. With our world travel planner, Mauritius attractions like Chamarel Waterfall can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Each part belongs to Mauritius, including the waterfall. One look at the island and comes to a point that reflected why Mauritius is so beautiful. Just enjoy and come here.
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  • Interesting to see. For a nice view, you need to at the top of the promontory. A good climb. Made at the top the view is beautiful as well as Woods.
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  • This historic and beautiful place is a must visit in Mauritius. There are two viewing platforms for the falls and both give amazing opportunities for photographs. The fall entry closes by 4.30 so make it there on time. There is also an entry fee for the area.
  • Nice enough waterfall but not eternally rememberable. Rather steep entry fee (to a private estate) also gives you access to the “7 coloured sands”. Don’t be fooled into thinking this justifies the entrance, see my review of the sands. Saw some cute dogs at the waterfall though!
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