The 6 most beautiful waterfalls in Réunion

In this article, you will find the top six most beautiful waterfalls on Reunion Island where you can swim and enjoy the beauty of Reunion Island nature.

Reunion is very famous for its circuses: Salazie, Mafate and Cilaos, with its ramparts and its national park classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This award is the pride of Reunion Islanders and of the many travelers who have come from all over the world to enjoy the tourism in Réunion.

Reunion Island has many waterfalls spread all over the island that will delight young and old alike, during your stay in Reunion. Whether it's for a swim in rather cool water or just to immortalize the place, discover our selection of the most beautiful waterfalls on Reunion Island below.



1 - Grand Galet waterfall (Langevin)

Langevin waterfall

The Grand Galet waterfall also called Langevin waterfall, is located in the town of Saint Joseph and is made up of multiple waterfalls. It is the most famous and surely the most beautiful of the island of Reunion. Discover the Grand Galet waterfall



2 - Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Niagara waterfall is located northeast of the Reunion Island. It is part of the town of Sainte-Suzanne, its spectacular waterfall from a height of 25 meters rushes into a large basin well hidden at the bottom of sugar cane plantations. Discover the Niagara waterfall



3 - Trou de Fer waterfall

Iron Hole

Located in the northeast of Reunion near the Salazie circus, The Iron Hole is one of the most beautiful geological curiosities of the island and is home to the largest waterfall in France with waterfalls of over 300 meters. Discover the Iron Hole




4 - Peace Basin Waterfall

basin peace

The Peace basin is a water point formed of basalt, located in the town of Saint-benoit filled with several waterfalls and a torrent. The most important draws its source from the Roches River which flows several kilometers below. Discover the Peace Basin



5 - The cove of the waterfalls


L'Anse des Cascades is a natural site in the municipality of Sainte-Rose east of Reunion Island. You can admire its waterfalls in a magnificent green setting very popular with tourists and locals. Discover theCascades Cove


6 - Cormorant Basin

Cormorant Basin

The Cormorant basin located to the west of Reunion Island, not far from the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-les-Bains and of Hermitage beach, is part of the municipality of St.Paul. Discover the cormorant basin waterfall


There are a multitude of waterfalls on Reunion Island. This list is only a small glimpse of the most famous, if we were to really make a list of the most beautiful we should include all of them, because they each have their own charm and beauty, in this atmosphere.  typical of Reunion Island. See more places to visit in Reunion.


To learn more about Reunion and organize your next trip to the intense island, consult our Guide.




Tell us in the comments your ranking and your favorite waterfall on Reunion Island


Niagara Falls


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5 commentaires pour “Les 6 plus belles cascades à la Réunion”

  1. David says:

    J’aime beaucoup la cascade l’angevine et Niagara nous avons beaucoup apprécié la réunion en 2020 prêt à retrouver les beaux paysages

  2. MARTINON says:

    impossible de choisir chacune a ses particularités elles sont toutes plus superbes les unes que les autres il faut aller les voir toutes

  3. DEBEIRE Daniel says:

    Très difficile de faire un choix, elles sont toutes superbes, le “trou de fer” pour moi l’emporte de très très peu.

  4. BARRé says:

    Vous oubliez la cascade de Rivière des pluies.

  5. BARRé says:

    J’adore la cascade du Chaudron ensuite la cascade de la Rivière des pluies .

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