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Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve

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Top day and the restaurant is good also

This is a must do. The road in is a tad hairy, needs a surface to start with! But the tour is well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gecko68hoopla
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Exmouth, Australia
Nice place to visit but....

Definitely one of the places to visit in Rodrigues but please ensure you have a hat to protect from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ProgrammingDozer
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Beau Bassin - Rose Hill
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All reviews guided tour nice place to visit two hours fauna and flora interesting museum worth a visit take pictures baby tortoises wonderful visit stalactites and stalagmites nice attraction an amazing experience interesting visit on site turtles parc park
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must do. The road in is a tad hairy, needs a surface to start with! But the tour is well worth it, the caves are also well worth adding onto the tortoise tour. The guide was fantastic and also had really good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the places to visit in Rodrigues but please ensure you have a hat to protect from the sun. You can join in at 9h30 am or 10h30 am for the guided tours else it's as from 13h30 in the afternoon. It's better...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

Amazing amount of different turtles. Well managed. Guide speaks also English. You are allowed to pet the tutles.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taru K
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Taru K, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time in our park especially with the giant tortoises which is a unique attraction in the world. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

The must do in Rodrigues ! Its a wonderful experience to be surrounded by such huge tortoise who are so comfortable walking around humans and even being petted and photographed with them.Absolutely unique setting.You feel so close to nature in this tortoise reserve.And then come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

A really nice guided tour by Billy, The work being done there for the rehabilitation of tortoises is worth a visit. Good luck to the team

Date of experience: August 2018
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François L, Digital Marketing officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Hello Hassan, Thank you so much for your comment we really appreciate it. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit at François Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve. We hope to see you soon, François Leguat Reserve Team

Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Marvel at the enormous collection of gigantic tortoises. Then go underground and see the caves. Interesting museum with history. Has a proper restaurant serving decent food and drink. Well off the beaten track. Transport advisable.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The place is indeed beautiful but we were extremely disappointed that noone informed us what to expect during the trip. We had 2 under age kids and 2 seniors with us and the guide kept saying that it was easy. Result is that it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank VanRitz
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Takes around 2h30 to visit everything (tortoise and the caves). Our guide was very knowledgeable and even though there were only 2 english speakers for the entire group he translated everything which was very nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank laetish
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Good morning Laetish, We would like to thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your guided tour. We hope to see you soon, François Leguat Reserve Team

Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Awesome place... The guide was so welcoming.. He explains to us everything. He didn't let us feel un comfortable. We even had the opportunity to touch the Tortoise. To learn about the rodrigue extinct bird solitaire. Highly recommend and of possible ask for the guide...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Ash, :) Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time in our park especially enjoyed your guided tour with our guide Darlin who is one of the best guides that we...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

NIce and informative..long walks..guide very good and does the walk quite interesting..am not a good walker but i did it as lots of pauses in betweenMore

Date of experience: June 2018
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François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Good morning John, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you had a nice time in our park especially the guided tour. We also want to thank you for your visit, by visiting us you help...More

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Lisa V
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Shezaad | Reviewed this property |
hi Lisa, I travelled by plane, its a 1h30 flight on a small ATR70's and the fastest way to reach there. You can also travel by boat, but it takes around 24hrs and not as frequently available. hope it helps...and bon voyage... More
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MikeJ3128
April 10, 2017|
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Response from VikingLondon | Reviewed this property |
Well you need to pay to get in, to view the tortoises, and extra for the tour of the Grande Caverne. There can be organized pre-booked tours which mean you have a short wait for the next available tour. You can probably... More
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