Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel
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 have views over almost all 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. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Sheets are not provided.
For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.