Chamarel Waterfall

The Chamarel Waterfall is considered to be the biggest waterfall that are located on the island of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, which is formed by the River St. Denis, and have a height of 83 m (272 ft).

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It is also surrounded by lush vegetation of the Black River Gorges, where you can have a vivid view of the waterfall from both, a lower and an upper viewpoint, from the Black River National Park.

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There are three distinct streams of water plunging down from the St. Denis River into the gorge. The St. Denis river flows through fields, gorges and green spaces seawards and makes alluring and splendid view. Many people consider this the most beautiful waterfall on the whole island, which truly is magnificent and breathtaking.

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However, you will also have the opportunity of seeing some wild monkeys when viewing the waterfall although if you get the chance to be there, do be aware not to leave your belongings unattended for the monkeys to take.

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Tourists can choose to see the waterfall from the upper deck situated at the Chamarel Seven Colored Earth reserve, or, can head down the trail to enjoy shallow water swimming at the bottom of the Chamarel fall. The waterfall has its biggest flow of water between December and April, when there are a lot of rains.

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