Hiking 7 Cascades Waterfalls (Tamarind Falls)

Hike Tamarind Falls (7 Cascades Waterfalls) with certified professionals in Mauritius

Hiking 7 Cascades Waterfalls (Tamarind Falls)

Availability

Mornings: Mon to Sun | Afternoons: Mon to Fri

Activity Time

8:50 AM
(All year long)

Transport

Affordable round-trips available as a supplement

Bad Weather

Re-schedule or obtain a full refund in case of bad weather*

Exploring Nature's Beauty: The Seven Waterfalls hike

Welcome to the breathtaking world of Tamarind Falls, also known as the 7 Cascades Waterfalls, located in the heart of the mesmerizing island of Mauritius. This hidden gem is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. In this hike, we will explore the exhilarating experience of hiking Tamarind Falls while taking advantage of the convenient and reliable Taxi Service Mauritius. From the lush greenery to the cascading waterfalls, this journey promises to be an unforgettable adventure.

From the lush greenery to the cascading waterfalls, this journey promises to be an unforgettable adventure.

PRICE FOR Hiking 7 Cascades Waterfalls (Tamarind Falls)

This is a very demanding activity during the period of October & March each year. Please book enough time in advance to ensure availability.


Price per participant

EUR 40

*Transport is not included in the activity price.

Round-trip Chauffeur Services to the meeting point at 7 Cascades Waterfalls

We provide safe & reliable chauffeur services from any location in Mauritius to the meeting point & back in the afternoon. 


as from

EUR 80

Standard Family Car with Large Trunk

  4 people max.

Standard Car


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EUR 107

Family-Minivan, usually a 10-seater but we accommodate up to 6 pax with luggage

  7 people max.

Family Minivan


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EUR 117

Standard Minivan, great if you are 4-6 traveling and have large luggage.

  10 people max.

Standard Minivan


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EUR 130

Executive Minivan, our largest minivan, perfect for 10 pax traveling with luggage.

  14 people max.

Executive Minivan


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EUR 185

  22 people max.

Coasters / Buses


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EUR 141

  4 people max.

SUV

*Transport prices are per group, not per person.

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Hiking Tamarind Falls: An Unforgettable Adventure

Availability:Mornings: Monday to Sunday | Afternoons: Monday to Friday
Meeting Point:Henrietta Bus Terminal ~ Get directions
Activity time:08.50 AM
Hike Duration:2.5 hrs to 3 hrs
Feel free to bring:Sports shoes, a k-way jacket in case it drizzles, sunscreen, a hat, mosquito spray, swimming suits & towel and at least 1L of water
Restrictions:This hike is accessible to anyone in good health except for children under 10 years old.
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The Magnificent Tamarind Falls (7 Cascades Waterfalls)

Tamarind Falls, also known as 7 Cascades Waterfalls, is a series of seven stunning waterfalls located in the heart of Mauritius. The falls are nestled amidst dense forests and rugged terrain, creating a picturesque setting that will leave you in awe. Each cascade has its own unique charm, offering a different perspective of nature’s grandeur. From gentle trickles to thundering torrents, the waterfalls of Tamarind Falls promise an unforgettable experience.

1. Cascade One: The Beginning of an Adventure

As you embark on your journey to Tamarind Falls, Cascade One welcomes you with open arms. This gentle waterfall serves as a precursor to the awe-inspiring beauty that awaits you further along the trail. The tranquil surroundings and the soothing sound of water set the tone for an enchanting hike.

2. Cascade Two: Nature’s Natural Waterslide

Prepare yourself for a thrilling experience at Cascade Two, where nature has carved out a natural waterslide. This exhilarating spot allows you to slide down smooth rocks into a crystal-clear pool below. It’s a moment of pure joy and an opportunity to connect with nature in a playful way.

3. Cascade Three: A Serene Oasis

As you make your way to Cascade Three, you’ll discover a serene oasis tucked away amidst the verdant foliage. This hidden gem offers a peaceful retreat where you can take a refreshing dip in the cool waters or simply bask in the tranquility of the surroundings. It’s a perfect spot to unwind and recharge before continuing your adventure.

4. Cascade Four: Nature’s Symphony

Cascade Four showcases the raw power of nature as water plunges down from a considerable height, creating a symphony of sound and movement. The sheer force and beauty of this cascade will leave you in awe, reminding you of the wonders that Mother Nature has to offer.

5. Cascade Five: Majestic Beauty

Prepare to be captivated by the majestic beauty of Cascade Five. This towering waterfall commands attention with its impressive height and sheer grandeur. The cascading waters create a mesmerizing display, making it a favorite spot for photographers and nature enthusiasts alike.

6. Cascade Six: A Photographer’s Delight

For those seeking the perfect shot, Cascade Six offers an idyllic setting. Surrounded by lush greenery, this waterfall provides a picturesque backdrop that will make your photographs come to life. Whether you’re a professional photographer or simply enjoy capturing moments of natural beauty, Cascade Six is a must-visit spot.

7. Cascade Seven: The Final Chapter

As you reach the last cascade of Tamarind Falls, a mix of emotions will wash over you. Cascade Seven signifies the end of your journey, but also serves as a reminder of the incredible experiences and memories you’ve gathered along the way. Take a moment to reflect and appreciate the beauty of this final cascade before heading back, knowing that you have witnessed something truly extraordinary.

 


The Enchanting Beauty of Tamarind Falls

Imagine being surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, hearing the soothing sound of cascading water, and feeling the mist on your face as you navigate the winding trails of Tamarind Falls. These magnificent waterfalls, nestled in the heart of Mauritius, offer an enchanting beauty that captivates visitors from around the world. With its crystal-clear pools and awe-inspiring views, Tamarind Falls is a must-visit destination for nature lovers.

Exploring the Seven Cascades

As the name suggests, Tamarind Falls is comprised of seven stunning cascades, each offering its own unique charm. The journey begins with Cascade des Galets, a majestic waterfall that sets the stage for the adventure ahead. As you venture further, you’ll encounter Cascade de l’Extrême, Cascade Cheveux d’Ange, Cascade Chenille, Cascade Pouce, Cascade Bois de Natte, and Cascade Vacoas. Each cascade unveils a new spectacle of nature, creating a sense of wonder and awe.

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The Thrill of Hiking Tamarind Falls

Hiking Tamarind Falls is not just a walk in the park; it’s an adrenaline-pumping experience that pushes your limits and rewards you with extraordinary sights. The trails can be challenging at times, requiring a moderate level of fitness and agility. However, the effort is undoubtedly worth it once you reach the hidden treasures that await you along the way. From natural rock pools to panoramic viewpoints, the trail offers a mix of excitement and tranquility.

Taxi Service Mauritius: Your Gateway to Adventure

To enhance your hiking experience and ensure a seamless journey, Taxi Service Mauritius is here to provide reliable and efficient transportation services. Whether you’re a solo adventurer or traveling with a group, their fleet of comfortable vehicles and knowledgeable drivers will ensure you arrive at Tamarind Falls safely and in style. With their expertise in navigating the island’s roads, you can sit back, relax, and focus on immersing yourself in the wonders of Tamarind Falls.

7 CASCADES WATERFALLS

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Guided half-day Tour – 2.5  to 3 hours guided hike by professional Mountain Guides (EFR/WFA Certified)
  • Refreshment served – Our guides will happily serve some refreshment during the hike.
  • Secure Parking – Leave your car on a secure parking or choose to go with us (Transport offered as a supplement)

What to bring

  • Sports shoes
  • Jacket in case it drizzles
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat
  • Swimsuit & towel
  • Water

Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit

Welcome to an extraordinary adventure in the heart of nature – hiking the magnificent Tamarind Falls, also known as the 7 Cascades Waterfall. This breathtaking destination offers a thrilling experience for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the wonders of Tamarind Falls, its mesmerizing beauty, and everything you need to know to make the most of your hiking expedition.

Discovering Tamarind Falls

Tamarind Falls is a hidden gem nestled in the southwestern region of Mauritius, a tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean. The falls consist of a series of seven mesmerizing cascades surrounded by lush greenery, rugged cliffs, and pristine natural pools. Each cascade presents its unique charm, offering picturesque sights that will leave you in awe.

The Hiking Experience

Preparation and Gear

Before embarking on your Tamarind Falls adventure, it is crucial to ensure you are well-prepared. Here are some essential items and preparations to consider:

  1. Appropriate Footwear: Choose comfortable hiking boots or sturdy sports shoes to navigate the varying terrains.
  2. Clothing: Wear breathable, lightweight clothing suitable for hiking in tropical climates. Don’t forget to pack a hat and sunscreen for sun protection.
  3. Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated by carrying an ample supply of water. Pack energizing snacks to keep you fueled during the hike.
  4. Insect Repellent: Apply insect repellent to protect yourself from mosquitoes and other insects.
  5. Navigation: Bring a detailed map or utilize a GPS device to ensure you stay on the right trail.

Trail Options

Tamarind Falls offers multiple trails with varying levels of difficulty, catering to both novice hikers and experienced adventurers. Here are some popular trail options:

  1. Standard Route: This moderate-level trail takes you through dense forests, past several cascades, and eventually leads to the main waterfall. It offers a well-rounded experience for hikers of all levels.
  2. Extended Route: For those seeking a more challenging trek, the extended route explores additional cascades and offers breathtaking panoramic views from higher altitudes. This route requires a higher level of fitness and experience.
  3. Guided Tours: If you prefer expert guidance and local insights, consider joining a guided tour. Knowledgeable guides will accompany you, ensuring your safety and enhancing your overall experience.

Natural Wonders Along the Way

As you venture through Tamarind Falls, prepare to be mesmerized by the natural wonders that adorn the surroundings. The lush greenery, vibrant flora, and unique wildlife create a picturesque setting. Take your time to appreciate the diverse ecosystems and capture the beauty through your lens.

Safety Measures and Environmental Preservation

While embarking on this awe-inspiring journey, it is essential to prioritize safety and environmental preservation. Here are some guidelines to follow:

  1. Stay on Marked Trails: Stick to designated trails to avoid damaging the fragile ecosystems and to prevent any potential accidents.
  2. Respect Wildlife: Observe wildlife from a safe distance and refrain from feeding or disturbing them. Let’s be responsible stewards of nature.
  3. Leave No Trace: Preserve the beauty of Tamarind Falls by not leaving any litter behind. Respect the environment and dispose of waste properly.
  4. Inform Others: Share your hiking plans with someone reliable, informing them of your expected return time. This precaution ensures that someone knows your whereabouts in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

Captivating Photography Opportunities

Tamarind Falls presents a paradise for photography enthusiasts. From cascading waterfalls to panoramic vistas, the landscape offers endless opportunities to capture breathtaking shots. Here are some key highlights:

  1. The Main Waterfall: The centerpiece of Tamarind Falls, the main waterfall, is a majestic sight to behold. Capture the awe-inspiring rush of water and the surrounding lush greenery.
  2. Natural Pools: The tranquil natural pools scattered along the trail provide a serene setting. Capture the reflections of the surrounding cliffs and vegetation on the calm water surface.
  3. Flora and Fauna: Keep an eye out for exotic plant species and the colorful birdlife that inhabit the area. These unique encounters make for extraordinary photographs.

Hiking Tamarind Falls with Taxi Service Mauritius: What to Expect

Convenient Pickup and Drop-off

Taxi Service Mauritius understands the importance of convenience when embarking on a hiking adventure. With their reliable pickup and drop-off services, you can say goodbye to the hassle of finding transportation or worrying about parking. Simply book your taxi in advance, and they will be ready to pick you up from your accommodation, ensuring a stress-free start to your Tamarind Falls journey.

Local Knowledge and Expertise

Navigating the winding roads and finding the best hiking trails can be a challenge, especially for first-time visitors. Fortunately, Taxi Service Mauritius’s drivers possess extensive local knowledge and expertise. They know the ins and outs of the island, including the best routes to Tamarind Falls and the hidden gems that most tourists overlook. Feel free to ask them for recommendations or interesting stories about the area – they’ll be more than happy to share their knowledge with you.

Flexibility and Customization

At Taxi Service Mauritius, they understand that every traveler has unique preferences and requirements. That’s why they offer flexibility and customization options to cater to your specific needs. Whether you want to spend a full day exploring Tamarind Falls or prefer a half-day adventure, their team will work with you to create an itinerary that suits your schedule and interests. You can trust them to accommodate your preferences and ensure a memorable experience.

Safety and Comfort

When it comes to hiking in unfamiliar terrain, safety should always be a top priority. Taxi Service Mauritius prioritizes the well-being of their passengers and maintains a fleet of well-maintained vehicles equipped with the latest safety features. Their drivers undergo rigorous training and adhere to all safety regulations, ensuring you can relax and enjoy the journey with peace of mind.

  • All bookings are subject to availability & should be booked at least 24 hours in advance.
  • This tour is not suitable for children below 10 years old.
  • Transport not included in the activity price of EUR 40.
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the activity.
  • Bad weather (Tour Supplier’s discretion): Hikes will not be allowed to operate in case the local authorities issue a bad weather warning such as torrential rainfalls. Choose to re-schedule the tour for the another day or receive a full refund in case of such warnings.
  • A refreshment will be served by the guides (Water, Juice, Biscuits or Sandwich)
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Hiking at Tamarind Falls
Average rating:  
 6 reviews
 by Rozi DB
Excellent excursion!

we did the Tamarind waterfall hike and our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the local flora; he made us feel safe and the hike was amazing with out of this world views and scenery. The driver was also very friendly; very nice ; clean and airconditioned car. This trip was the highlight of our holiday; we absolutely loved it and took lot of pictures.

 by Emma Smith
Magical

Magical experience! The waterfalls were stunning, and the hike was invigorating. Can't wait to visit again.

 by Lars Jensen
knowledgeable

A hidden gem! Tamarind Falls exceeded my expectations. The guides were knowledgeable and made the hike even more enjoyable.

 by Brahma & family
Thanks taxi Service

Unforgettable journey! The cascades were like something out of a fairytale. Tamarind Falls is a must-see for all travelers.

 by Sophie NS
Highly recommend this tour

Absolutely mesmerizing! The beauty of Tamarind Falls left me speechless. Highly recommend this tour.

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Hike FAQs

How long does it take to hike Tamarind Falls?

The duration of the hike can vary depending on the chosen trail and your pace. On average, it takes approximately 3 to 6 hours to complete the hike.

Is hiking Tamarind Falls suitable for beginners?

While the trails can be challenging at times, there are options available for hikers of all levels. It's recommended that beginners start with the easier trails and gradually progress to more difficult ones.

What should I bring for the hike?

It's essential to come prepared for the hike. Bring comfortable hiking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, insect repellent, a backpack with water and snacks, a camera to capture the breathtaking scenery, and a change of clothes if you plan to swim in the natural pools.

Can I swim in the natural pools of Tamarind Falls?

Yes, many of the cascades along the Tamarind Falls trail offer the opportunity to swim in their inviting natural pools. It's a refreshing way to cool off and embrace the beauty of the surroundings.

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