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Exploring the Black River (Rivière Noire) district of Mauritius
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Rivière Noire known as the Black River is a district on the west coast of Mauritius and its name derives from the black stones in the river. It covers over 200 square miles and has a local population of over 80 thousand.

Black River District
Mauritius is a world famous holiday destination. Located in Indian Ocean this tropical paradise offers many attractive tourist destinations. This paradisiacal island has some superb collections of beaches, landscapes, coral reefs, palm trees and landscapes. There are many districts in Mauritius offering numerous tourist destinations. One such district that deserves mention is Black River district. The city is the third largest city of Mauritius but has less population compared to other districts.
Black River district includes popular places like Chamarel coloured earth, Flic en Flac and Tamarin Falls. The city has attracted tourist mainly because of its tropical forests including Black River Gorge. The city is said to be the driest city of Mauritius. Compared to other regions and districts of the island Black River district receives less rainfall. The place is best known for deer hunting practices especially during winters. Many of the places in Black River district has been transformed into tourist destinations. Make your holiday a memory by visiting Black River district. Flic en Flac with over 5 miles of wide golden beach and a beautiful lagoon makes it a wonderful place to visit especially with its fringing reef and calm water making it a popular dive spot on the island and ideal location for beginners. There's also a private beach in the discreet area of Wolmar which has some exclusively luxurious resort hotels.

Black River Gorge National Park is the most popular sight of Black River District. The park is spread over 6,574 hectares and includes native forests. Black River Gorge is best for hiking and trekking. For nature lovers the park is best where one can get plenty of opportunities to the beauty of nature. Black River District is an ideal holiday destination for nature lovers. The district is also famous for bird watching.

Mauritius attracts millions of visitors from around the world. The beaches, popular beach hotels and resorts offer perfect ambiance to spend a calm and relaxing vacation.
During your visit to Mauritius don't forget to visit Black River district. The enchanting beauty of Mauritius cannot be expressed in words, as it has to be experienced. Come and live your dreams in Mauritius. Plan your trip to Mauritius and explore the Black river district and the many other beautiful districts of Mauritius.

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ABC Guide to Mauritius: East Mauritius Beaches: Entertainment: Grand Port District: Mauritius explored: Markets in Mauritius: Cuisine in Mauritius: Airport in Mauritius: Black River District: Central Mauritius: Coral Reefs: Mauritius Culture: Mauritius History: North Mauritius Beaches: Pamplemousses District: Pereybere: Port Louis: Savanne District: Shopping in Mauritius: South Mauritius Beaches: Sport in Mauritius: Travel Seasons and Transport:: West Mauritius Beaches: Why Mauritius:
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