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Seven Colored Earths

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Chamarel, Mauritius
+230 483 4200
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Full-Day Tour of South West Mauritius
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“coloured earth” (241 reviews)
“giant tortoises” (235 reviews)
Chamarel, Mauritius
+230 483 4200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to this place today and needs few mins to explore. I read in trio advisor that some people booked a tour. Nope, it is not needed. You pay a fee in the entrance, you stop in the waterfall (5mins) then you enter...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You juat need few minutes to explore this place. The land colour has good variations. But make sure you should visit on sunny day, because on rainy one, some colours mixed up and you will not able to see the all colours.

Thank Vineet S
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in the area and it's very likely you will be if you travel around Mauritius then have a look but I wouldn't go out of my way for it. As others have said the colours are not that distinct and it's only...More

Thank johnb73
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The colored earth I guess is a must see in Mauritius but I guess I was expecting a lot more from this As u can see from my pictures I was truly hoping to see something more different that what expected It is a long...More

Thank themanthemyth1688
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yes it's 7 shades of Mud! Total rip off to see mud! Don't waste your time!! We visited on the advise of our tour guide who was on the scam. Everyone knew him as Jack Black and our hotel recommended him.... Anahita! Don't waste your...More

Thank TenOutofTenUK
Reviewed 5 days ago

As part of a tour of the southern part of Mauritius, this is a very interesting place to visit. The colours of the ground are ‘eerie’, but the giant tortoises gave us more enjoyment!

Thank Haydn C
Reviewed 6 days ago

just the coloured earth and a few tortoises. it looks much better in the pictures than in reality. you have to see this if you are in the area

Thank RaMa144
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dont waste your time and efforts for going this 7 colored sand .We visisted this place recently . its only good for other activities like zipline [shortest route only as for longest route we saw that people were dragged from middle by staff :P ]...More

Thank vipjadhav87
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Surprisingly the Lonely Planet is dismissive of this attraction. I think they are just plain wrong! Having travelled extensively we often experience the reaction of "nice but we have seen better". In this instance we could not think of anything similar we have seen anywhere...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an absolute tourist trap, well organized but very little to see, but looking the amount of visitors, its marketing works well

Thank Esther1606
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Kapil K
20 October 2017|
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Response from AnT0606 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, local taxis can take you there. Your resort / hotel will assist with the order of the taxi. They can be very expensive- remember to confirm the price before.
Kapil K
18 October 2017|
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Response from 71geo2015 | Reviewed this property |
The place is interesting but rather small . You can easily walk around (30-45 minutes) No guide needed .
18 June 2017|
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Response from Harjot | Reviewed this property |
not very well signposted, probably require SatNav to get there as its secluded