Hiking at Le Morne Brabant
Hiking and Trekking | Land Activities

Discover the magnificent beauty of the south-west of Mauritius. The hike to Le Morne Brabant, situated on the peninsula of Le Morne is a total immersion in the wildest and most preserved nature. Famous for its history, Le Morne Brabant is known for the maroon slaves that sought refuge in the mountain before committing suicide as a way to freedom. The hike to the summit of 556 meters (1,824 ft.) above sea lasts between 3-4 hours. The mountain is home to many endemic species and its summit gives panoramic views on the west and south west lagoons of the island.

Activity time and days

Meeting time: 5:50 AM in summer, 6:50 AM in winter
Returning time:13:50 PM in summer, 12:50 PM in winter
Any days

Duration

Approximately between 3.30 – 4 hours
Distance: 7.2 km

Location
West
Visiting Places
  • Le Morne mountain and its surroundings

Inclusions

  • Professional guides
  • 1 bottle of water per person during your trip
Accessibility
  • Not suitable for physically challenged persons
  • Minimum age 12 years old
Don’t forget to bring
  • Hiking / trekking shoes
  • Sun cream
  • Cap or hat
  • Mosquito spray
  • Bottle of water
Transfer option

Private transfers only

Good to know

Le Morne Brabant was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site on the 6th July 2008. The mountain bears both enormous cultural and historical significance to the islanders.

Highlights

The rare Trochetia Boutoniana, the national floral emblem, is an endemic species that can be found at Le Morne.

Cancellation policy
  • No Show at departure for confirmed reservations: 100% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation 24 hrs. before departure :100% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation 48 hrs. before departure:50% cancellation fee
  • Weather conditions not suitable to clients: 100% cancellation fee
  • Bad weather -cancellation before departure: Full refund
  • Bad weather -cancellation during excursion: Partial refund
Note
  • Transfers are at extra supplement subject to the type of vehicle booked or the car rental option booked
  • Private Transfer – Available every day (no minimum number of guests required)
  • Food and beverages are not included
  • Activity is always subject to availability and weather conditions

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