Covering an area of more than 2500km² and the largest island in the Mascarene archipelago, Reunion Island is a destination you don’t want to miss out on.
The island enjoys a fair tropical climate, resulting in lush vegetation, abundant greeneries with nearly half of the total area of Reunion Island classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Reunion Island is the perfect place for discovery, diverse sceneries, a vibrant culture and thrilling activities and is like a treasure island with amazing natural jewels waiting to be discovered!
Le Piton de La Fournaise is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet and probably the greatest treasure of Reunion Island. The volcano is the most visited place on the island and the most thrilling attraction. This volcano can be visited by helicopter or microlight planes, but the best way to discover the volcano is the hard way, trekking!
A waterfall whose water cascading resembles that of a veil of a bride? Only on Reunion Island! «Voile de la Mariée» is one of the many natural treasures of Reunion Island and is truly a marvel to behold.
The Garden of Eden, or rather Eden Garden of Reunion Island is a beautiful botanical garden of 2.5 hectares which includes more than 700 species of plants. You will discover a wide variety of tropical fauna and flora including some endemic species of the island. Even though it is located at the heart of the town of Saint-Gilles, Eden garden is one of the quietest places in the city.
There is so much to see and do on the island, gaze at the scenery, or laze at one of the lagoons, enjoy authentic Reunionese food and dance, visit the St Paul Market or simply relax! However you choose to spend your time on the island, be prepared to be in awe!
Reunion Island Tourism Board is represented in South Africa by Atout France
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