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Casela Nature and Leisure Park

Royal Road, Cascavelle, Mauritius
+230 452 2828
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Ranked #1 of 3 attractions in Cascavelle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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... 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great value for money for those who like beautiful scenery and a bit of adrenalin. You can chose the full day adventure package which kids and parents will love. The ziplines are well worth it and the restaurant will give you great food and fabulous view. Trust a local :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Casela is widely advertised across the island for various nature attractions. Seeing as we love nature and were travelling with our almost 3 year old son, we decided to visit. Not the highlight of our trip. Firstly there is lots of construction on the go. Secondly their only tiger, and the only big cat that you could have seen as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

When planning our visit to Mauritius, we saw that it was possible to have the chance to interact with lions and cheetahs, and made it a priority during our holiday. And i am so glad we did!!! It was an experience of a lifetime, to get so up close with these amazing animals, the guides were really great, giving you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I visited The Casela Nature and Leisure Park in 2008 and thought it was a nice day out seeing animals in a zoo situation, but nothing special. I think at that point they had just started 'Walking with Lions' and being an animal lover I was rather intrigued, but didn't go. I visit Mauritius frequently, as it is one of... More

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CaselaTeam, Public Relations Manager at Casela Nature and Leisure Park, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your concern about the well-being of our animals, but please rest assured that we are in no way involved in trophy hunting. Our older lions live in a huge enclosure here at the park, where our guests can still see them during a safari tour in a bus. We call this activity the Drive Thru. http://www.caselayemen.mu/drive-eng.php... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Lovely Natural park in the west coast, layout as a small zoo with some birds, monkeys and tortoises. However the awesome bit are the extra activities you can arrange, the one we enjoyed was "walking with lions", an hour walking interacting with the kitties, and "cheetha experience" just for a 1-to-1 close affair petting the animals. Particularly enjoyed the walk,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Walking with lions was a great and memorable experience. Jim the guide was humorous and determined to put everyone at ease. We all had a turn at walking alongside the lions holding their tail, and patting them as we wandered in the woods together. Whilst in the woods the lions climbed trees, and behaved as nature intended. Money well spent... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Lots of bird species with different color from different country.My Daughter has really appreciate the monkeys it was her first time to see one and it was a dream come true for her.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The park itself is mostly populated with bird species and is not all that big. Lions, zebras, monkeys, kangaroo, lemur, ostrich are the star animals you would see. The only tiger in the park passed away, sadly, and there has been no replacement as of yet. The park offers must-do activities - lion interaction, quadbiking, ziplining, segway safari and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Loved interaction with animals in the feeding farm. Interaction with the lions was also something never done before. Also the safari in the open truck gave a good feeling and saw numerous animals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

safari was excellent, saw zebras and ostrich which came very near to us. we could touch the zebra and feel its skin. fishing was wonderful as there were plentiful of fish, for the first time in my life I could catch many fish in only 10 minutes. overall, it was fun.

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