Discover and explore the most famous waterfalls in Mauritius Island. Find a list to help you planning a wonderful river trekking journey in nature.

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Our island has beautiful waterfalls which deserve to hike and trek. River trekking is an amazing activity to consider particularly if you love hiking and exploring. We do not only have fantastic mountains and beaches or splendid trails to discover. As we live on a volcanic island, with hundreds of streams and rivers, the lava flows created also amazing valleys, cliffs and gorges, which formed waterfalls. Without losing time, let's explore the best waterfalls in Mauritius:

Cascade De 500 Pieds

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Technically, the 500 Pieds waterfall is the highest in Mauritius (Non-one flow) with 152m as height and is situated next to Cocotte mountain.

Rochester Falls

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An iconic waterfall located in Surinam nearby regions with beautiful squared rocky structures. It is the most famous waterfall in the South.

Grand River South-East

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From the longest river in Mauritius, the Grand River South-East waterfall is worth to visit. The best views is from a speed boat to admire the bottom.

Chamarel Falls

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Chamarel Falls is also considered as the highest fall in Mauritius (One-flow). It is located in Chamarel and permission is needed to trek there.

Alexandra Falls

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Located quite near to Cascade De 500 Pieds in the Black River Gorges, the Alexandra Falls is another marvelous place to trek at the bottom to enjoy.

Eau Bleue Falls

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Famously known for its turquoise water, the Eau Bleue Falls is a must to go particularly when it is not dry. It is situated in the village of Cluny, close to Bananes.

Tamarind Falls

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Famously known as Sept Cascades, the Tamarind Falls is among the most popular to trek in Mauritius. It is located in Henrietta regions.

Senneville Waterfall

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This gorgeous lesser-known waterfall is situated at Senneville, near Rivière des Anguilles in the South. What makes it attractive is, it falls in the sea.

Exil Waterfall

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Locally known as Cascade Léon, the Exil waterfall is situated near Saint Aubin region. It has a tranquil environment but rich with mosquitoes.

Cascade Mamzelle

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Close to La Roche Qui Pleure in Souillac, hides a beautiful waterfall known as Cascade Mamzelle by the locals. It is a nice place to relax.

Mare Aux Joncs Waterfall

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The Mare Aux Joncs Trail is around 4.5km in length (One way) to hike, until to reach the waterfall. It is located in the Black River Gorges. The waterfall usually has low water flows.

Fixon Waterfall

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Situated in Bon Courage forest in Bel Ombre regions, hidden in a small valley, the Fixon Waterfall is a lesser-known place but amazing to be.

Cascade Rioux

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Cascade Rioux is located in La Flora regions, hidden in a valley surrounded by bushes and trees.


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Near the Bagatelle Dam, there is a remote place named Minissy and it has a waterfall. Be careful when swimming.


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The Khulpateea waterfall is located in New Grove and it is a nice spot to spend a wonderful time.

Other Waterfalls To Discover In Mauritius

Continue your exploration like a river is flowing away. An additional list of fantastic waterfalls to discover: Balfour, Beaux Songes, Madam Bel, Gollum, Jakaria, Jamblon, Olivia, Salazie, Edouard, Moka, Bassin Canon, Balaclava, Terracine, Savanne, Beauchamps, Oasis, Bee Varangue, Chamouny, and Rivière du Poste.

"Water is the driver of nature..."

The above list states the famous waterfalls in Mauritius. Please be careful as some of these waterfalls are quite dangerous to trek, particularly Balfour, Cascade De 500 Pieds (Bottom), Chamarel Falls and Alexandra Falls. If it is your first time, it is better to get a qualified guide to accompany you. Few of them are in private lands and permission is needed to trek, such as the 500 Pieds Waterfall (Bottom) and Chamarel Falls. Thus, be responsible and do not trespass!

Ali J (Author)

Author: Ali J | Last Updated: December 20, 2022

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