Conservation and ecotourism
Mafate: An ecotourism laboratory
Accessible only on foot or by helicopter. this extraordinarily preserved site offers a range of jaw-dropping landscapes within a UNESCO World Heritage site.
To make sure the Cirque remains a preserved environment and to ensure the protection of the local people and culture, tourism here is limited and sustainable and responsible practices are encouraged.
Clean energy is used, waste management practices are implemented, environmental pollution is limited, the bio diversity is preserved, local production and consumption are encouraged and a culture of disconnection and shar ing make the Cirque of Mafate a reference in terms of ecotourism.