Park Complex Black River Gorges National Park, with an area of more than sixty-five square kilometers, is located in the south-west of the island of Mauritius. This bright natural attraction, which is north of the river Black River - the biggest waterway of the country includes a plateau pitrn, Tamarin valley and ridges Brice-Fer and Maccabi.
A significant portion of the park is reserve Maccabi Bel Ombre, created in 1977, with an area of almost thirty-six square kilometers. On the territory of Black River Gorges National Park is the peak of Rivière Noire, which is considered the highest point of the island.
The main objective pursued by the local authorities in creating a park complex - is the protection of evergreen tropical forests, as well as the flora and fauna of the island of Mauritius. Not surprisingly, the park is constantly working field station where experts together with students and schoolchildren different investigations.
Black River Gorges National Park attracts visitors from many parts of our planet, because here were laid more than sixty kilometers various tourist routes, in addition to field stations you can listen to fascinating lectures researchers who acquaint visitors with the colorful local flora and fauna. A beautiful photos of these places impress people around the world.
In the natural park complex is home to over a hundred species of rare animals and birds, as well as over one hundred and fifty species of plants.
It should be noted that in 2006 the National Park Black River Gorges National Park took pride of place in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.