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La Digue Island

Veuve Nature Reserve

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Short forest tracks to see endemic birds

We were staying close by, so had a short walk to get here. There was information about the flora... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Lovely trail, beautifully kept

A small natural park in the middle of the island, the Veuve Reserve is a forest in Anse Reunion... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

We were staying close by, so had a short walk to get here. There was information about the flora and fauna in the entrance lobby. The paths are obvious and wind around the area of forest. It took us about 45 minutes or so to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HoneyBadgerBex
Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Dogs run around, jump into the ponds where they chase turtles; cyclists cross nonstop and there are very few birds in this small piece of forest. Definitely not worth 150SCR. We complained about the cyclists and dogs *they are from the neighbours* and were shown...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

make your choice of easy or ruff tracks through the massiv forest. if well trained go for the lookout and peak point. bring lots of water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matsnilserikande2017
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Very nice place to observing fauna and flora. It is home of big bat colony. They fly right over your heads and you can hear their whistle.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ivana B
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We went to the island of La Digue on holiday with the specific intention of seeing and photographing one of the rarest birds in the world. We were not disappointed. The reserve is well signposted and easy to find. There is not an entry fee,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank iansaggers1
Reviewed June 15, 2018

A small natural park in the middle of the island, the Veuve Reserve is a forest in Anse Reunion located near the mountain. This is known as the breeding place for of the Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher, also known as the Veuve, a rare black-colored bird...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank luc_victor_jr
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Walked to the Reserve from our hotel. Went into the office & girl there gave us a quick explanation of what to look for & see. We then leisurely followed the paths looking for the rare flycatcher. Be careful as you walk around as it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Angel57
Reviewed April 23, 2018

During our day at La DIgue, we visited Veuve Nature Reserve with great hopes. The reserve however didn't come to our expectations. The jungle is quite good, one gets to hear pleasant chirping of birds at all times that refreshes you. One also gets to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SatishP474
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Veuve Nature Reserve is described as "home to the paradise flycatcher". lovely trail , quite and short . one can go walking or on bicycle.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Divyastransitstory
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We visited here on the spur of the moment with our guide as a last minute suggestion en route to somewhere else. We didn't have long but walked through the paths which were well defined although a bit muddy in places. Best to take some...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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