Welcome to the arteries of the Fournaise


Discover the experience Lava


• uncommon experience:
In Hawaii, the island of Reunion is one of the very rare site where you can visit and walk around in tunnels formed by lava.


• ephemeral Show:
being on one of the most active volcanoes in the world, tunnels could well disappear at the next eruption.

• One of the latest creation of the earth:
Created in 2004 the tunnel is easy to access, easy to progress and just beautiful.


•Security:
Framed by state graduate professional activity can be done from 7 years to 77 years and more

• Usability:
In a relaxed atmosphere and small groups your monitors will guide you through the maze by making you share their passion.



Two different visit


discovery trip

The output discovery Lava is our classic.

This activity lasts between 2:30 ET 3:00.

We give you an appointment directly on site (parking lot of the 2001 lava flow on the RN2 in the paddock of the Grand Brûlé).

We equip you with a helmet, a pair of knee pads, gloves and a face. Then you will go for 10 to 15 minutes of walking on the lava to reach one of the many entries lava tunnels. Very often standing, sometimes squatting or bending see fours you progress through this unique universe. For those interested we can make them crawl ... Food lovers will see the chocolate sculptures of artists ...

In a friendly atmosphere, your instructor will share his passion of volcanism.

This is a fabulous universe that will open your eyes.

sport trip

 For this course no need to be top athlete ...

This activity lasts 3:30 to 4:00.

The passages and crouched on all fours are more numerous and longer. With a temperature of around 23 ° and humidity of around 80% a good way to sweat.

Photos breaks will not be forgotten.

You will discover the "lava dodo", the "shark" of lava and the cathedral (beautiful room ery or sunlight pierces the ceiling).



meeting place


Parking in the lava flow of 2001 on RN2 in the paddock of the Grand Brûlé.

google map (enter): -21.237795,55.799526

google earth (enter): 21°14'15"S / 055°47'58"E

• From Saint Gilles les Bains
Allow between 1:30 ET 2:00 of road. Take direction Saint Pierre, then direction Saint Joseph and Saint Philip. After 30 minutes you will arrive at St. Philip Tremble. You will then enter the enclosure of the Grand Brûlé. Counting around 7km and the side of the road you will see a lava stone bound with the inscription "2001 lava flow." 100m after a small parking lava stone, slag sea side. There you are.

• From Saint Denis
Allow between 1:30 ET 1:45 of road. Take direction Saint Benoit, then towards Sainte Rose. St. Rose after 10 minutes you will arrive at Bois Blanc. You will then enter the enclosure of the Grand Brûlé. beginning around 2km and at the roadside you will see a lava stone bound with the inscription "2001 lava flow." Opposite side sea, a small parking lava stone, slag. there you are.

• From Bourg Murat (Plain of Kaffirs)
Allow between 1:30 ET 1:45 of road. Take direction Saint Benoit (watch the descent of the plain palm kernels can be made a little slippery with the rain ... then towards St. Rose (Saint Philippe and Saint Joseph). After 10 minutes you will arrive at St. Rose Bois Blanc. Then you enter in the paddock of the Grand Brûlé. 2km and counting around the edge of the road you will see a lava stone bound with the inscription "2001 lava flow." In front sea side, a small parking lava stone, dross. you're there.


time of appointment

   •morning
8:30 a.m

  •afternoon
1:00 p.m



your equipment


For our output lava tunnels we ask:

Long pants
Tee-shirt or long sleeves (no tank) Inside temperature approx 23 °
A pair of closed shoes (basketball guy, tennis or hiking shoes)
Small backpack
Water bottle and small snack for sports output.
Keeping spare for your return drive.
Raincoat (depending on season)
• The camera is highly recommended. Attention even when the humidity in the lava tunnels.