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Seven Colored Earths

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Chamarel, Mauritius
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US$ 111.57*
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Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

completed this site as part of a day tour of the south of the island to me it looked like different coloured earth had just been placed in a small area.i enjoyed the giant tortoise in the grounds more

1  Thank rita52
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a unique experience where one can see at least seven coloured earth dunes which are up to 15 metres thick. The dunes have resulted from the basalt that was formed from lava flowing there over 3 million years ago (according to a sign...More

Thank Munir D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is fair to say the I've never seen anything quite like this and its certainly worth 30 minutes of your time if you are in the area. The whole site covers a few acres and showcases an exposed area made up of different layers...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly, look at all the photos available. Not even in a single photo u can see Seven Colors. If not in d photo, how would u see in actual? Further.. in case u believe.. that the colours r seven.. so? Big deal! Its not the...More

Thank AvadhootGupte
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is visited together with the Chamarel Waterfall. It's not a huge area but quite interesting and unusual and make for beautiful photographs. Nice facilities, a little giftshop (although overpriced), and a small coffee shop/restaurant with tables and chairs.

Thank CptChick1968
Reviewed 12 April 2017

it is a unic place that i think if you are in mauritius you should visit this place , some curvey roads , pay attention use before bite cream or spray .

Thank vahidgh1980
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Place too small. Not value for money. Too little to visit. Only a few tortoises and a few endemic trees.

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The unique seven coloured sands at Chamarel was one of the best experiences we had on our visit to Mauritius. There is a small entrance fee but it is worth it as not only do you see the sands from a great vantage point but...More

Thank garybD9372EH
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Depending on the sunlight, the dunes may take different colours, more saturated or not, so you might be amazed and might as well be dissapointed by what you'll see, depending on the weather conditions. But anyway it's a place worth a visit when in Mauritius,...More

Thank darkliquoredeyes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Parking was great (need a car as bus drops you off on the road and it is still a long way to the sights). Saw the waterfall first. Walk further up as it is a much more dramatic view. Then saw the tortoises. They were...More

Thank karen t
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Harjot | Reviewed this property |
not very well signposted, probably require SatNav to get there as its secluded
2 March 2017|
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Response from Geomacg | Reviewed this property |
yes that is easily do-able, and you can fit in a nice lunch too :-)
Aditya E
9 November 2016|
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Response from ABs44 |
Rs125 pou Mauricien