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La Vanille Nature Park

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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...more
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Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very lush and natural greenery at the entrance of the park itself. What I like is that they seem to have made the park round the lush nature - not the other way round : in other words, nature looks quite untouched. The nature walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NaziaK786
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good morning Nazia, Thank you so much for tour review, we really appreciate it. We are so happy to see that you enjoyed your visit in our park. We hope to see you soon, The Marketing Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is nicely set. The entrance is moderately priced. The guide was well spoken and gave us plenty of additional information. The crocodiles were OK ( nothing unusual for South Africans) but the tortoises are stealing the show. They were very responsive and not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Vixandfriends. Thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more than any part, kept a feeling of “old Mauritius”,...More

Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic day out here .we traveled from uk to Mauritius for Christmas 2018 and this was one of our day out in Mauritius.tour guide Priyanka was marvellous guide with having deep knowledge.amazing giant tortoises, crocodiles, insectarium, big lizard ,monkeys,bats and more..... it was far from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Good morning Jinapatel, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you back at La Vanille Nature Park again soon. We will Will convey your warm thanks to Priyanka. :) The Marketing...More

Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Visited the park with my five year old son and it was a perfect day, small and very beautiful park! Really enjoyed feeding the giant turtles and also the crocodile feeding. Higly recommend for a family adventureMore

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JennyAsp
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Good morning JennyAsp, Warm thanks for sharing your experience in our park especially with our giant tortoises which is a unique attraction in the world. We are so delighted that you enjoyed our activities. Thank you again for your nice recommendation of our park which...More

Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Our young family had a lovely afternoon walking through the nature park interacting with the many giant tortoises and viewing monkeys, iguanas, lemurs, bats etc. A wide range of animals and colourful insects to see. It's worth noting that tickets can be purchased on line...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wendy G
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Good morning Wendy, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are so happy that you had a nice in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island...More

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

After going to Casela park in the West, we decided to head down to the Vanille park to see if it was any better. Firstly, the entrance price was much lower than Casela. You can choose from various extra activities, like feeding the baby crocodiles...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Good morning Inglesinadelsud, I sincerely thank you, on behalf of the entire team of La Vanille Nature Park for this very positive comment. <3 It's a pleasure to see you again, The Marketing team!

Reviewed December 31, 2018

The adults and kids loved this place. Me and my hubster went with friends and their kids, and I think we enjoyed it just as much as the children did. The price to get in isn't too bad, but not cheap either, but one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Good morning Louie-MaeB Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more than any part, kept a feeling of “old Mauritius”, whether it...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Our main goal was to get familiar with nature of Mauritius. And La Vanille Nature Park was the best place to do that. My wife was so impressed by fruit bats. My favorite place was turtles territory. Unbelievable! We spent more than 4 hours in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Good morning Poisk_Sboev, Thank you very much for this great review, we really appreciate it. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more than any part, kept a feeling of “old Mauritius”,...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018

We have seen many places in Mauritius but the best one was La Vanille Park. It worth every rupee. Gigantic trees, turtles (you can feed them for extra payment), crocodiles (you can feed a little ones for extra payment), birds, fishes, waterfall, amazing views and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Good morning Julie, Thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. :) We hope to see you soon, The Marketing Team

Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

La Vanille is a truely nature park. Set in a forest of southwest Mauritius examples a large herd of Rodrigues tortoises among few other animal species. To my surprise and to general amusement the tortoises were mating all around and they were very loud at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2018

Hello M46_aruba, Thank you so much for your visit, we really appreciate it. <3 La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more than any part, kept a feeling of “old Mauritius”, whether...More

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Response from Mijkal | Reviewed this property |
The best/easiest way is to order a taxi for a half or a full day. It is not that expensive. You can tell the driver to go where ever you want and they will allways wait for you on your different stops. I do how ever... More
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Hello it's Rs 490 for an adult and Rs 250 for a child 3 to 12 years
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Response from AlanDPike | Reviewed this property |
La Vanille crocodile park can be seen in half a day but I don't think a half day would be sufficient for Casela Bird Park. Carla has too many activities and experiences for such a short duration. Even in a full day you may... More
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