Virgin beaches, unspoiled nature and high mountains: explore all this in the South West!

This tour includes private transportation with an English or French speaking driver to visit:

  • Trou aux Cerfs volcanic crater
  • Grand Bassin (Sacred Lake)
  • Black River Gorges viewpoint
  • Chamarel 7 Colored earths 
  • Waterfalls

When being in Mauritius, a visit to the South West is a definite must-see. This beautiful region of Mauritius offers you incredible sights and a wonderful surrounding, making for the perfect full-day tour. You will start your day with a visit to the Trou aux Cerfs crater, a spectacular depth with a crater lake which reminds of the time of active volcanoes at the island.

After this natural exploration, you will have the chance to taste unique lychee wine at the Takamaka winery, a true treat for your tastebuds. On your way towards the south west you will drive through the largest natural park of Mauritius, Black River Gorges Natural Park, where you will make a stop to see the breath-taking Alexandra Falls. Your final stop will be Chamarel, famous for its 100 meter high waterfall and of course the incredible 7-coloured earth. Full transportation, pick-up and drop-off to any hotel in Mauritius and a personal driver to show you around are included.

Location South West
Operating days Monday to Friday
Duration 8 hours
Activity time Flexible
Transportation Included in the price
Remark As this tour is private, the route and starting times can be customized as per your preferences.

In the morning, you will be picked up from your accommodation, from where you will visit the crater and the Takamaka winery. Being the only winery in the world to make wine out of exclusively lychees at such a high level, your visit will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. On your way towards the south west you will drive by the holy Grand Bassin, where you will make a small stop to get mesmerized by the beauty and tranquility of the lake.

Your next stop will be at the Black River Gorges Nature Park, home to many endangered plant and animal species. From the incredible viewpoint, you will see the Alexandra Falls, another wonder of nature.

At Chamarel you will see the incredible 7 colored earths, result of the cooling of lava at different temperatures, and the 100 meters high Chamarel waterfalls.

A full day of adventures, exploration and diversity, that will show you around one of the most incredible regions of Mauritius, to be enjoyed by people of all ages!


  • Upon request the starting and ending times can be alternated.
  • For kids 3-12 you will get a 50% discount. Please kindly email us if you are booking with kids.

What is included

  • Transportation including English and French speaking driver, entrance ticket to Takamaka winery and Chamarel 7 colored earths.
  • Most of our vehicles are equipped with WIFI.

You can also opt to have lunch with a supplement charge at Le Chamarel Restaurant. 1st Course: Roast pumpkin salad, coconut and lemongrass dressing, Wonton crisp, with smoked marlin Main Course: Seared chicken breast, potato etouffee with Chinese cabbage, mashed peas, curry leaves and chicken tamarind jus OR Grilled hake fish, potato etouffee with Chinese cabbage, mashed peas, curry leaves and chicken tamarind jus Dessert: Sagoo, Papayas & Pineapple crumble with vanilla ice cream Drinks: 1/2 water per person Remark: Any dietary restrictions need to be advised at time of booking.

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