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la Vallee des Couleurs

Since the 23 colored earth was discovered on the 4th of July 1998, "La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park" has become one of the most famous and unique attraction of the island which fascinates Mauritians as well as foreigners.

Nature lovers are bound to like this place; it is a quite unique experience with the indigenous fauna and flora that abounds in the park. Visitors are treated to a range of natural landscapes including plateaus, mountains, valleys, craters and crater-lakes. First, there is the exhibition room, which shows clearly what awaits the adventurers in the park.

Next comes the fern garden, without which no visit to the park should be concluded unless one wants to miss out the beauty of all the tree ferns, wild orchids or the native flowers which comprises of the Trochetia (Boucle d'Oreille/Ear Ring), the Bouquet Banané (achna Mauriciana) which only blooms at the end of the year.

The park is also home to tortoises, monkeys, stags, fish and also birds such as the Pink Pigeon, Paille en Queue, Cateau Vert among others Various endemic trees like the Ebony, Bois de Natte, Takamaka and some other rare plants and fruit plants also contribute to the beauty of the park.

Cascade Vacoas, Cascade Bois de Natte and Cascade Chamouzé are the three wonderful waterfalls where the visitors can go for a swim and relax. Now comes the main attraction: the fascinating 23 coloured earth whose origin dates back to millions of years following the eruption of the Bassin Blanc Volcano. The ashes which bear witness to that event are unique in the world. The view of the park offers a captivating, breathtaking panoramic view of the South Coast.


Address:Mare Anguilles Chamouny Chemin Grenier



Opening Hours / Working days : 7/7 as from 9hrs - 17hrs

Main Activities:
Fishing, Quad Biking, Tyrolean, Pedalo & Swimming.

Main entrance :

Adult : Rs 200 /-

Child : 100 /- (6-12yrs)


Visiting the farm with animals such as Sheep, Deer, Ducks, Tortoise & Rabbits


Opening hours / days : 7/7 From 09.30 to 17.15


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