Pointe Des Galets


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Pointe Des Galets, Reunion

With its lush rainforests and beaches bordering coral reefs, Pointe des Galets, Réunion will dazzle you with its natural splendor. This island in the Indian Ocean is a French department and is known for Piton de la Fournaise, a climbable active volcano that rises to 8,635 ft. When you're not hiking through the Bélouve Forest or laying back on l'Hermitage beach, you can visit the Aquarium of Réunion or stop by the Jardin de l'Etat, a botanical garden opened in 1773.


  • Port Name & Location
    Pointe Des Galets Cruise Port. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is French and Réunion Creole.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency in Réunion is the Euro.
    • Famous For
      Piton de la Fournaise , located in the Réunion National Park, is an active volcano that rises to 8,635 ft. (2,632m).
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Musée Stella Matutina is a museum housed in an old sugar cane factory where visitors can explore the Réunion history and culture.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Kélonia is a public aquarium built on the site of a former turtle ranch and specialses in marine turtles.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Réunion has its own Niagara Falls located in Sainte-Suzanne. It rises 55 metres and is easily accessible by car for picnics.

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