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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.
Curepipe, Mauritius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This volcano is around 85 meters deep and more than 200 meters in diameter. We came here with a car, so there is free parking lot. Not a lot of people in the morning, so you can enjoy taking a pictures.

Thank 180vadymm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a pretty nice location, however we expected a bit more. You have a great view to the town but the crater is not that wow. Well, if you never have seen a volcano before then here is the place.

Thank RAUMmitHund
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located a short drive from Curepipe, Trou aux Cerfs is a 605m high dormant volcano. The volcano's cone is well defined with a road that rings around the rim. At different viewing points, visitors can gaze downwards past thick vegetation on the slopes into the...More

2  Thank JeffLeong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can be said ? I believe this is one of the most spectacular views across the Island you will ever see. Yes it's an instinct volcano! Yes its a creator! and yes it's very green as it's been extinct for many many years now....More

1  Thank Sonny D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called here at the start of a day-long trip around the south of the island. It is just a dormant volcano with much lush vegetation - not really worth a visit.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We spent maybe 15 minutes at the site. It was busy, and had a small parking lot. There were a couple street vendors at the site selling touristy items, ice cream and some fruit. The site itself was as everyone has been explaining-not what you...More

Thank AusSandy
Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you are expecting some volcano like experience. Be warned!!! This is just a crater of a dormant volcano, full of green vegetation. Its a good location to click a few pictures and a troll maybe. But that's it. I would not recommend to spend...More

Thank rksme2
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Was not what I was expecting. Thought it would be a crater, was surprised to see lush green vegetation. Worth a look however for me not a major highlight.

1  Thank ShaneJHB
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We enjoyed walking around the crater and looking down on the lake from different angles. Superb views of the island from all sides too. Takes less than an hour to walk all the way around so combine with other visits in the area. Parking is...More

1  Thank toolmantadgh
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Offers great scenery which makes for some good photos. Takes an hour at most to get done with. Easy to travel to with all ages. Try to cover this as a side excursion.

Thank Akshay C
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27 June 2018|
Response from Damian94 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, very close is car free park, no admission fee and open all day.