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Bras d'Eau National Park

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Just when you drive by

It's a fun little walk to do as you drive by. We did it on our second day at Mauritius and were... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Marjolein O
Forest and ruins nice but minus points for captive tortoises

The visitor center has very interesting information but unfortunately there is not much information... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Riki A
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2 Apr 2018
“Just when you drive by”
24 Jul 2017
“Forest and ruins nice but minus points for captive tortoises”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bras deau - Haute Rive Road, Poste Lafayette, Mauritius
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The trail is very demanding with lots of old volcanic larvae rivers to negotiate. The signage is very ambiguous and it was easy to get lost. No map available st the visitor centre. No wildlife to be seen. The birds sound wonderful but being in...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

It's a fun little walk to do as you drive by. We did it on our second day at Mauritius and were happy to see a few monkeys in the trees above us. Don't bother about the pond you are walking towards, just enjoy the...More

Thank Marjolein O
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely stop over and walk with kids and grand parents. Easy to do and not long but lovely trees and woods.

Thank Nudge_xx
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful National Park with a visitors center. A historical place with remnants of the French colonial times. A very big mango orchard. Tropical vegetation. Lava tubes, lakes etc. Perfect for a hike in the area of Poste lafayette.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The visitor center has very interesting information but unfortunately there is not much information on the trails or at the ruins. It would be informative to have the types of trees labelled and a story about the old sugar mill, well and other ruins dotted...More

Thank Riki A
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The visitor center is a good place to start to plan your walk. There are definitely a few very pretty spots but no real WOW factor and the promised lake at the end turned out to be more of a pond. The picnic sites are...More

Thank NauticalVoyager
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It's just a cruise through the tress.. quite peaceful.. a bit isolated.. please find as much mosquito cream as you can! but overall a good way to spend 3 hours!

2  Thank Varsha4799
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The place itself is very nice. Full of nature. Not many animals apart from some monkeys. But yes don't forget your mosquito repellent cream. The park ends towards the beach which is good as u can have a swim after a hot and itchy walk...More

Thank JohnStewart77
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice lush with big trees,dead leafs,silent forest trees breeze whispering...nice trail adventure...beware of mosquito bites really need to protect from it...nice place,picnic corner,parking,visitors corner,makes you feel as if in an exotic dense forests.....enjy it👍

Thank Fuzzy337
Reviewed 28 December 2016

A park full of history and an amazing place to spend the day. For those who are nature lovers, don't miss this place out.

2  Thank Sunny N
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