Amazing viewpoints in Mauritius
Table Of Content
- Black River Gorges - Petrin
- Maconde Viewpoint Southeast of Mauritius
- Le Pouce Viewpoint Northwest of Mauritius
- Le Morne Viewpoint South of Mauritius
If you are visiting Mauritius, put it on your list to trek, hike, and visit the best viewpoints that Mauritius has to offer. We have put together a list of the most famous and best viewpoints in Mauritius.
Black River Gorges - Petrin
The Black River gorges viewpoint is one of the most popular viewpoints in the country. You can start at the entrance of Petrin which is located on the road to Grand Bassin. The trail is quite an easy one and it can be done by anyone. Along the way, you will encounter many birds and insects in their natural habitat and other viewpoints where you can sit and contemplate mother nature.
Maconde Viewpoint Southeast of Mauritius
The Maconde viewpoint is found in Baie du Cap, the southeast coast of Mauritius. The history behind Maconde is that runaway slaves were seeking refuge there. While going there, you will experience one of the most scenic and unique routes on the island. Feast your eyes on the most unique picturesque view on this rocky cliff. We recommend going there during weekdays as it is crowded on weekends. And it is quite windy when you get to the top - take care of your hats!
Le Pouce Viewpoint Northwest of Mauritius
One of the most popular hikes can be done at Le Pouce, the third-highest mountain on our island. The hike offers one of the most stunning views of the capital: Port Louis, as well as of Moka and the high grounds of Plaines Wilhems.
Le Morne Viewpoint South of Mauritius
Le Morne Brabant mountain is one of the tallest mountains of Mauritius with a summit of 556 meters above sea level. It has been declared as a UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the most popular hikes as well. Once you get to the top, you will feast your eyes on a sensational view.