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Trou aux Cerfs, Mauritius

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Visit Trou aux Cerfs to see the crater of the dormant volcano and views across the island. Standing 605 m (1,985 ft) above sea level, the volcano enjoys a thick covering of vegetation, offering good routes for nature walks. The view from the top affords an extensive panorama of the island from an atmospheric vantage point. The plants growing in the crater make it an interesting natural sight on an island that owes so much of its scenery to volcanic activity. Note that access to the crater itself is along a dangerously steep embankment, so you should not attempt to descend into it. Using our custom trip planner, Mauritius attractions like Trou aux Cerfs can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Trou aux Cerfs is located in the heart of Curepipe, there you will find a dormant volcano surrounded by nature; a vast area of lush forest consisting of indigenous plant species, some giant green pine...  more »
  • Another touristy spot on our tour. Parking was chaotic but we were dropped off on the road. Worth walking down from the main view point for a better more uncrowded view of the dormant volcano. The vie...  more »
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  • Best at night where you can sit and gaze at the stars. But yes good view point to see the crater and its even possible to go near the crater, down.
  • This is a volcanic crater with a lake in the middle. The road has been built right till the top, so one can directly drive to the crater and enjoy the scenary from the mountain top. Couple of best things to enjoy here are the scenic views of the surroundings and the cool breeze/wind at the top. Majority of the crater is filled with trees but the lake in the middle is good to look at.
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