Refuge de la Caverne Dufour (Piton des Neiges)

Hiking gîte at Cilaos

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour (Piton des Neiges)
  • Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as Gîte du Piton des Neiges, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes\' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges.

    Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers will overlook most of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge
    The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM). Pets not allowed.
    Low-season prices
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Capacity
    • Accommodation :  48 Person(s)
  • Spoken languages
    • fr*
    • French creole
  • Activities
    • Hiking trail
    • Hiking trail
    • Panoramic viewpoint
Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Person / night
    19 €
  • All year