Canyoneering at Tamarind Falls (Group C)

MAU 113-103
Highlights
  • Absailing multiple waterfalls
  • Experiencing Tamarind Falls
Program Overview
Country: Mauritius
Depart: 03/12/2017 0900
Return: 03/12/2017 1515
Duration: Full-Day
Difficulty: Strenuous
Capacity: Min 6 / Max 12
Program Fee
$154 (early booking: $145)

Field Work Conflicts
  • LIFE 320 Ecology
  • NR 150 Oceanography (Section 2)

Canyoneering: the sport of exploring a canyon by engaging in such activities as rappelling, rafting, and waterfall exploration.

The Tamarind Falls remain the most famous in Mauritius thanks to the beautiful “7 Cascades” view point. Though, don`t try to count “7 waterfalls” as its only a name. The day begins with abseiling of a waterfall of 40 m and then passes under the falls. The group crosses the water pond and boulder walk down the river to reach the second waterfall, where, with guidance, you will able to absail and cross the pond the in air. The   The trip will end over the big waterfall of 55 m, from where the view of the gorge is simply and purely amazing. A short ascent of around 30 mins will bring this adventurous day to an end.

Special Note

Minimum participant age is 12 years old
Maximum weight on the zip line is 120 kg
The Highest Abseil (=level of descent down a rope) is 40 meters
Must have basic swimming abilities