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Casela Nature and Leisure Park

Royal Road, Cascavelle, Mauritius
+230 452 2828
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Cascavelle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Join us for an unforgettable day with activities for the whole family! Discover a park of 14 hectares which opened its doors in 1979 and today offers... more » Owner description: Join us for an unforgettable day with activities for the whole family! Discover a park of 14 hectares which opened its doors in 1979 and today offers a home to 1,500 birds, lions, zebras, giant tortoises, monkeys, a tiger, and many other animals. Visit the endemic dry forest with old trees like the Black Ebony and let your children have fun at the petting farm or at our fishing ponds. Enjoy the natural beauty of Mauritius by Quad, Buggy, Segway or by going on an adventurous hiking tour with several ziplines including the longest zipline in the Indian Ocean, hanging bridges and many other surprises, or go for a walk with real lions. For our youngest guests, for those who are young at heart, for those who need time to switch off from hectic life in the city and for those who want to spice up their holiday with some action, the Casela Nature & Leisure Park offers something for everybody! Opening hours: 9h00 to 17h00 from May to September 9h00 to 18h00 from October to April Seven days a week except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day « less
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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We visited Casela just to walk the with lions and we were not disappointed.You go into the reserve just armed with a stick and the comforting words of your guide.As the lions just stroll past you it takes you breath away then to walk with them is an incredible experience.Our guide Bruno was very good and supplied us with good... More

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High Wycombe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Whilst the park is clearly undergoing a huge investment programme, the walking with lions experience is simply amazing. We spent an hour walking around the reserve with 2 young lions, stroking them and having photos taken. Its a once in a lifetime experience and something that very few people can say they have done. It was a highlight and good... More

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Our main reason for visiting Casela was to experience one on one contact with a lion. We have had the great privilege of similar contact with tigers and pandas. We were impressed with the relationship between the keepers and the lions in the care. This lived up to all of our expectations and was a wonderful experience. The lions are... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Do the Lion Interaction and Safari - it is a MUST! Getting to stroke lions and walk with them was like a dream come true. You also get to touch Zebras and see other animals

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Comparing to entrance ticket and other activity prices, its not that worth to visit. If you are visiting by looking at photos around the web, then it will surely disappoint you once you visit here. In the zoo there are very limited animals. On the rides which shows in photos, you can see only zebras and couple of ostrich. if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We were staying in the Southwest corner of Mauritius and whilst out in our hire-car saw a sign for this place at the side of the road. (Un)fortunately our kids aged 9 and 11 saw the sign as well so in we went ie this was a totally unplanned visit. Initial impression wasn't great as they are in the process... More

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mAURITIUS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I've known Casela ever since it was just a bird park. I must say it has considerably improved in many ways & still expanding...its almost a small zoo. Unfortunately getting caught in the middle of renovation works is not so cool ...nevertheless the safari is a must. Enjoy getting close to very friendly ostriches & zebras...you'll love it ! The... More

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Brighton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I cannot rate the Lion Walk highly enough, an amazing, once in a lifetime experience. The walk lasts an hour where you follow 2 lions as they explore and play. There is plenty of interaction, stoking, holding theirs tails & posing for photographs. A DVD & photos of the experience are also available at £20 & are lovely mementos. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Having been to some wonderful nature parks around the world, this one is slightly disappointing. It did not help that the place was undergoing major renovation work so a lot was not open. The makeshift walkway to the safari pickup point was atrocious and the mud was dangerous. We had to bin our shoes after the safari. The birds are... More

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west yorks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Had a good day here. Loads to see and do. Advice - plan what you want to do at reception when you arrive as all tickets bought here. Restaurant food nice but service chaotic

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