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Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

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Ile aux Aigrettes is a small (27 ha) island situated in the Mahebourg Bay, about 850 m off the south-east coast of Mauritius. Unlike the mainland which is of volcanic origin, Ile aux Aigrettes is made up of coralline limestone. It is home to the...more
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Mahebourg Bay lagoon, Mahebourg, Mauritius 00230
+230 631 2396
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful island and beautiful work from the ONG helping nature and endangered species there. Would recommend 100%.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 910beatricep
Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip is about 2 hours from start to finish. The boat trip to the island is very nice and the lagoon is just a phenomenal shade of blue. Upon arriving at the island, the guide greets you and explains how things will work. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank twomapgirls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great day trip. Knowledgeable guides. Lovely little forest trek. It's wonderful to see the efforts being made to save these species of plants and animals. The chance to see some species one may not otherwise and learn about ilsand history. Lovely trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ingridjurek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great small trip with fantastic guide, beautiful to see the animals and plants which are very secured them and taken care of. The foundation does a lot to protect the rare species, teach about the extincted ones and people's role in it, regrow the plants...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OlaCzar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience from start to finish. A very knowledgable guide with the opportunity to see close up the amazing flora and fauna.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Conservation of the planet is so vital these daays a vbisit go gthsi island off Mauritius s shows how some animal conservation inititatives can work. The tortoises s intoduced are not the orginal species but fulfill a similar ecololgical niche . Saw a pink pigeen...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Very informative visit and Benny our guide provided a useful incite into the great work being done here. We were very lucky to see three of the endangered species on the island and see some of the work being undertaken by the staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mdaotw
Reviewed December 9, 2018

SOS! Aigrettes is the last surviving coastal forest. Nature is hard at work trying to heal from the ravages of man. I expect the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation to do better at assisting the process. Remove the gift shop from the island!! We don't need plastic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. The guide was kind and helpful and the nature was really wonderful. If you are considering this tour we recommended it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank petr_chrasta
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We took a day trip from our hotel in the North and booked a guided trip to this small coral island. Our guide was polite and well informed. We saw several giant tortoises along with one of the very rare pink pigeon. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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