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Address: Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
Phone Number: 230 626 2503
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Very nice place to visit

A very nice place to visit, especially for children and also for persons who have never seen tortoise and crocodiles...It is really worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice place to visit, especially for children and also for persons who have never seen tortoise and crocodiles...It is really worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely highly recommend for children and all ages. You can walk your self or with a guide on this beautiful and big nature park. Our children has feed the turtles by them self amazing experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The park is pretty average but fun though...the management need to introduce more varieties of reptiles and other animals.The crocodile cage is old and smelly.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think it was around 260-270MR entrance fee cheaper if you are a local. They advise it should only take around 40mins to go round it all, I personally could have done it in half the time.There lots of crocodiles and aligators lazing around. The giant tortoises are a sight to see there are simply 100s children are allowed to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It cost 490 per person for the entrance .. We are foreigners so the price is different from the locals . I've seen many crocodiles before but not the giant tortoise .

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a good park and animals well looked after go to see the crocs and alligators being feed its unbelievable the butterfly and insect display is out of this world petting area for children is lovely

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

R270 per person entrance. If you are into crocodiles, you will be very happy. I did feel that some of the enclosures could do with a good clean. Also freshwater fish tanks were very green, so couldn’t really see the fish. However, the purpose of our visit was to see the giant tortoises and we weren’t disappointed. We had visited... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just came back from this park today and I have to admit I did not have high hopes, given some horrendous "zoo like" attractions I have seen around the world... this one however was fantastic! You get to stroke and interact with giant tortoises which was incredible. Took so many photos and the staff interact well with visitors, teaching... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here today with my partner and we had a fabulous time and got to feed and stroke giant tortoise for as long as we wanted. It was a great experience and the tortoise enclosure is in excellent condition and it is clear they are well cared for. Staff here go out of their way to help you and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great time was spent recently at the Nature Park, we were shown around the park by one of the tour guides shown exactly where all the animals were and were given a first class service. Made our honeymoon that little bit more special.

Thank rsaunders80

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