The Reunion Island


Réunion National Park

Profile and activities

The extraordinary landscapes of Reunion National Park encompass the central part of the island's two volcanic massifs: that of Piton des Neiges, the oldest, and the massif of Piton de la Fournaise, whose volcano is one of the oldest. assets of the planet.

Around the Piton des Neiges, three natural amphitheatres: the cirques of Cilaos, Salazie and Mafate, where the film sequence was shot,

The wide variety of climates and microclimates, reliefs and soils of the island has given rise to a mosaic of ecosystems unique in the world, a very rich biodiversity with a remarkable rate of endemism.

Thus, the Pitons, cirques and ramparts of Reunion Island were inscribed on the prestigious World Heritage List in 2010.

  • Total area 193,143 or more than 76% of the area of the island.
  • Maximum altitude: 3071 meters at the top of Piton des Neiges.


At the time of the movie