Due to the roadworks on Baie du Cap - Chamarel - Case Noyale road (B104), traffic will be interrupted in both directions until further notice. Alternative route and access: from the village of Choisy or via Grand-Bassin / Plaines Champagne Road.

  • Entrance Tickets (Public Rates)

Category Rates 
Adult Rs 500
Children (5-12 years)Rs 250
Infant (0-4 years)Free


  • Opening Hours
The park is open Mondays to Sundays


SUMMER (OCTOBER - MAY) : 08.30 AM to 5.30 PM 

WINTER (JUNE - DECEMBER) : 08.30 AM to 5.00 PM 


*Note that the park is open on public holidays unless stated otherwise.


  • Restrictions
Please note that due to road restrictions only buses that are less than 8M long are allowed inside the premises. Picnics are strictly forbidden. 


  • Where does the name Chamarel come from

The name Chamarel relates to Toussaint-Antoine et Charles-Antoine de Chazal de Chamarel; two French brothers who in 1786, had been granted a concession of land in Chamarel known as ‘Le Nuage’. Charles-Antoine tried to develop the land with sugarcane, cotton and indigo until 1815 when he left Mauritius.


  • How big are the 7 Coloured Dunes

The 7 Coloured Earth covers an area of 7,500m². It bears witness to the island’s volcanic activity between 3.5 million and 1.9 million years ago. Informative panels on site provide more information on this geological phenomenon. 


  • Do i have to book my tickets before coming?

You can purchase your tickets online on our website here or you can purchase them at the entrance.


  • Is there parking space available?

Yes, there is ample parking space for visitors' cars and for minivans.


  • Can i pay by card at the entrance?

    Yes, payment by card is accepted at the entrance, as well as with credit card on the website.



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