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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos
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Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 73% (2441 of 3364 recommend) (1317 reviews)

Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.


Recommended by BILCARD MC
France France (Mon 29 Jan 2018)

”Un peu l'usine pour y dormir. Bcp de monde partout. Mais sommes heureux d'avoir pu s'y reposer. Sont victimes de leur succès. Plus il y a de monde et plus c'est anonyme. Belle terrasse. Lever de soleil incontournable”

Recommended by Anne-Claude
France France (Thu 11 Jan 2018)

Guest score 73%

(2441 of 3364 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.3 of 5

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