Most famous Waterfalls in Mauritius

There are several spectacular waterfalls in Mauritius, and each of them are equally beautiful than the other. Blessed with luxuriant vegetation and fertile soils, the waterfalls in Mauritius are sanctuaries of relaxation and a way to connect with nature. Most of the waterfalls are found in isolated and serene places, and paths to reach them can be quite challenging. Yet, it is worth the effort to discover the rustic, wild and yet spectacular side of Mauritius.
Below are some of the Most famous Waterfalls in Mauritius.
Source: mauritiusattractions.com
1. Chamarel waterfalls
2. Alexandra waterfalls
3. Tamarind waterfalls
4. Rochester waterfalls
5. Exil waterfalls
1. Chamarel waterfalls
The Chamarel falls are the most famous and recognized waterfalls in Mauritius and as such has always been a main attraction for tourists. Formed by the River St.Denis, the waterfalls of Chamarel have a height of 83m (272ft). The waterfalls are surrounded by lush vegetation of Black River Gorges. One can have a view of the waterfalls from both a lower and an upper viewpoint from the Black River National Park.
Most famous Waterfalls in Mauritius
2. Alexandra waterfalls
Another example of the lush green Mauritius is the iconic Alexandra Falls. Located some 700 meters above the sea level, the incredible Alexandra Falls is found in the Black River Gorges National Park. The electrifying green of the region, the diverse luxuriant flora and fauna and the magnificent landscapes altogether make it a wonderful way to connect with nature.
Most famous Waterfalls in Mauritius
3. Tamarind waterfalls
Located in the district of Black River, more precisely near the small village of Henrietta, the Tamarind Falls popularly known as the ‘Sept Cascades’ is one of the enthralling attractions to visit while holidaying in Mauritius. The Tamarind Falls is among one of the most verdant, serene, and adventure-packed destinations in the paradise island. The area is filled with a bountiful range of exotic and indigenous plants, and some wonderful bird species. It is also one of the most beautiful canyons of the island that will suit any adventurer.
4. Rochester waterfalls
Rochester Falls is a waterfall located in the Savanne district of Mauritius. Highly popular for its rectangular flank rocks, the fall is one of the most popular tourist attractions and the widest waterfall in Mauritius. Rochester Falls offers many opportunities for adventurous activities such as hiking and canyoning.
Most famous Waterfalls in Mauritius
5. Exil waterfalls
Exil canyon sits on the Savanna River on the lands of the Exil lodges. The waterfall is surrounded by a tropical forest which inhabits many wild animals, some are native to the area, and some indigenous plant species. The Exil waterfalls offer a picturesque nature view which will soothes your mind and soul. For adventure lovers, this is the ideal place to try some thrilling activities such as abseiling, jumping, and swimming across the ponds.

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