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Measuring more than 984 feet in diameter, this crater was formed as a result of volcanic activity millions of years ago.
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  • Average39%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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“dormant volcano” (38 reviews)
“fresh air” (11 reviews)
“degree view” (3 reviews)
Curepipe, Mauritius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I guess that from the air it must be espectacular because from earth is dull. Not the effort to see it. I've seen much more interesting craters than this one. Too many tourists taking selfies.

Thank Judit N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is part of the south tour. It's basically a dormant volcano crater wherein you get the 360 degree view of the greenery. If the weather is good nice pictures can be captured apart from which there isn't anything else to do. When we visited...More

Thank SWLN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a volcanic pit that is dormant or not active but nothing great to write about. It was very windy and raining heavily to the point that my umbrella almost flew away. It is very green but nothing exciting. You can get good views...More

1  Thank TopKingofKings
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Trou aux Cerfs is a dead crater between Floreal and Curepipe with a wonderful panoramic view. Nice historical place, ideal for an early morning or afternoon walk or jogging.

Thank Mariam M
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This pit is good reminder that Mauritius is a volcanic island, like Iceland. Of course volcano is not active. It is located almost in the middle of the island. We combined it to our own personalised tour, we came here after Port Louis, as approaching,...More

1  Thank mWrite
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Visited as part of south island tour, cool to see this dormant volcano, we expected a black charred area but instead its a lush green area, very cool to see and also some good views of surrounding area

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A good place to visit. The view was amazing. you can see the crater created by the dormant volcano. It's very deep.

Thank Soumiyamr
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It is a dormant volcano crater surrounded by the nature. It is found on the high altitude with a panoramic view. The weather is cool there. You can have a full view of the towns and villages which surround the crater. It is appropriate for...More

Thank Rakesh D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

An amazing day getaway, something for the entire family to do or just a place to relax. Great food, sand and water! A must for anyone traveling that way

Thank Muhammad M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Thursday 28th Septembet this was the first stop in our Colourful South Tour, which we booked through the Thomson Rep in our hotel, RIU Le Morne. Our day started with an 08.55am pick up. Breakfast was available at the hotel from 07.00am. It took us...More

Thank David D
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