Highest point of the island
Palmyra Holidays, a locally based Tour Operator registered with the regulatory body, the Mauritius Tourism Authority, proposes a wonderful selection of Mauritius Self Catering Accommodation which are located on the West coast and close to the Black River Gorges National Park.
This fabulous is a national park stretches on an area of 6,574 hectares in the hilly south-western part of Mauritius. It is possible to follow walking trails and reach the highest point of the island, which is the Black River Peak. Facilities for visitors include two information centres, picnic areas and 60 kilometers of trails. The Black River Gorges National park protects most of the island’s remaining rainforest, and is home to many species of wild animals and birds. Many endemic plants and animals can be found in the park including the Mauritian kestrel and the Mauritius pink pigeon.