Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark, Chamarel

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Witness an impressive geological formation at Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark. The attractive area of dunes features sand of seven distinct colors: red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple, and yellow settle in separate layers, forming colorful stripes. The decomposition of volcanic rock cooling at different temperatures causes the separation, which, taken as a whole, appears otherworldly. Remember to bring your camera to catch this strange natural sight from behind the fences of the observation deck, and consider taking home a small tube of the sands from one of the many sellers by the entrance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Chamarel’s Seven Coloured Earth Geopark by using our Chamarel day trip planning app.
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  • Great place to visit, relaxing peaceful and quiet.lovely coloured sands,a few giant tortoise there to view too. Great little cafe and eating // viewing area....would recommend if you are visiting...  more »
  • We bought tickets to see the waterfall and the 7 coloured earth. Since it was raining, the colours weren't as vibrant but still was interesting and the tortoises were cute. There's a coffee shop...  more »
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