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The coastline from the peninsula along to Baie du Cap is some of the most beautiful in the country, and it's blissfully free of development.

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The southern part of Mauritius has kept most of its wild beauty and charm. Enjoy a scenic drive and discover unique landscapes carved by the elements over time. Travel past the suburb of Floreal and drive towards Curepipe, one of the island’s main cities. As you reach the highest point in town, step down to see Trou aux Cerfs’ crater, a dormant volcano covered with lush vegetation, which also acts as a 360-degree lookout. Then we will visit a ship model factory and diamond/ jewelry shop where you can also do shopping. Head towards the sacred lake of Grand-Bassin, a significant place of worship for Hindus in Mauritius. Further south, discover the spectacular Black River Gorges tucked in tropical greenery. Ascend a beautiful winding road offering commanding views over the southern coast and Le Morne Peninsula. Visit Chamarel Waterfall, the tallest waterfall in Mauritius that plunges more than 328 feet (100 meters) against a scenic backdrop of forests and mountains. Continue to the Seven Coloured Earth, a striking geological formation created by volcanic rocks that cooled at different temperatures. Admire the exposed hillsides glowing with red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow colors. Benitier Island View point. Benitier Island is one of best kept secrets of the south coast. With the pace characteristic of a font, elongated shell, this little piece of earth hemmed splendid beaches that sink in translucent waters.

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