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Address: Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
Phone Number:
230 626 2503
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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La Vanille Nature Park is an idyllic and stunning park of lush tropical...

La Vanille Nature Park is an idyllic and stunning park of lush tropical vegetation covering 3.5 hectares. Enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking amongst the largest group of captive-bred giant Aldabra tortoises in the world. We have more than 1000 tortoises in the park, in addition to 2000 Nile Crocodiles as well as a variety of other animals such as monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boar and more... You can also visit our Insectarium with more than 23,000 specimens, an aquarium and fossil museum. New at La Vanille: A petting farm, pony rides. Our guides and animators will fill your visit with intense memories.

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lovely day out

we called here whilst out touring the island. Lovely little park. Feeding the giant tortoise is a must its excellent. Crocodiles monkeys bats are a few things to see. You can grab... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we called here whilst out touring the island. Lovely little park. Feeding the giant tortoise is a must its excellent. Crocodiles monkeys bats are a few things to see. You can grab a bite to eat there good family trip

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Good morning Numptiedavies, Thank you for your positive review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you had a nice time in our park especially the giant tortoises. Thanks once again and hope to see you soon. The Marketing Team More 

Beau Bassin - Rose Hill
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very natural place. Lots of crocodiles. Nice, tranquil, aqatic environment well intergrated in the fauna and flora redesigned by man. But very well done. Best ever crocodile steak. Best ever food! Rs 800 served with chips and salad. One of the best park in mauritius. Very well maintained. Keep up the good work mauritius!

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Good morning Kingqueensize, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you had a nice time in our park and also you had a nice meal in our restaurant. Hope to see you soon. The marketing Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Needed a break from the relentless sun 😎 The tortoise was great and the insect collection was worth the drive alone🕷

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Hello Klavs M, We are happy thay you had a nice time in our park. Hope to see you soon. The Marketing Team. :) More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my recent visit to Mauritius we visited this park! I have two tortoises of my own so was very excited to see the giant tortoises! I wasn't disappointed it was brilliant, I even fed them! You can walk in amongst them and watch them in there own environment ! Also at thd park there is a lovely children's animal... More 

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Good Morning Nita T, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a wonderful time in our giant tortoise savannah. Hope to see you soon. Cheers, The Marketing Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very nice place to visit Where you can find many kind of crocodiles starting from small to large and in 100 of numbers . You can find tortoise starting from 300 gms to 300 KG . And 1000 in numbers . Insectoriam is very nice .

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Hello Tarunshah, Thank you for your positive review, we really appreciate it. See you soon. :) Cheers, The Marketing Team More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best collection I have seen so far! The environment is splendid nature and the variety of animals in good condition! offer plenty of excitements. The children enjoyed every minute of it and as adults there were surprises as well!

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Hello Laohupenang, We are happy that you and your family had a nice time in our park. Hope to see you soon for another family outing in our park. Cheers, The Marketing Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here mostly to see the giant tortoises but there were loads of other animals to see as well. We spent a few hours wandering around checking everything out. One tip, take mozzie spray otherwise you'll get

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Hello PinkieKT, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. Hope to see you soon. Cheers, Marketing Team More 

Pointe Aux Sables
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited before but this time with my kid so i came with a new eye. Still looks good, the animals were there. The crocodiles are unspectacular except if you are there to watch the feeding @ 11 30. We took the unguided tour to be free to roam around though the guided one is free. I saw that... More 

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Good Morning stephanrohan, Thank you for your comment we really appreciate it. See you soon, The Marketing Team More 

Saro, Sweden
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

As soon as I entered the park I wanted to leave. Most animals are caged in small spaces and look like they are in poor condition

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Hello Sarosar, Thank you for your visit and voicing concerns for the welfare of our tortoises. We appreciate people who are concerned about animal welfare as the care and welfare of our animals is our highest priority. However it is not possible for us to keep many of the other animals in similar open Savannah exhibits for obvious reasons. That... More 

Henstedt-Ulzburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

It was amazing. So many big and little turtles 🐢 you can see, touch and feed them. More then 700 baby's behind glas. And so many big turtles. It was only a whow. Very nice nature and other animals in the park. But the best where all the turtles. We did a private tour by a taxi. Talk about the... More 

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LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this review

Good morning Linus4371, we are happy that you had a great day with us. Hope to see you soon. Have a nice day :) Cheers, The Marketing Team More 

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