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La Vanille Nature Park

#2 of 4 things to do in Riviere des Anguilles Features Animals
Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
+230 626 2503
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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 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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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Vanille Crocodile Park is a place to be in touch with nature. No words can describe the scent, the views of the natural beauty. It is found in the south of Mauritius and is a huge reserve, full of trees and bushes. The animals...More

Thank Umeir
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Umeir, Thank you for your 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”, whether it is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there and enjoyed both vegetation and fauna. The park is well organised, not too big not too small. Should be visited when in Mauritius

Thank cora_dnc
LaVanilleNaturePark, Social Media Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Cora_dnc, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. we are happy that you had a nice time in our park and we hope to see you soon. The Marketing Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove here on a rainy day. It starts off being well signposted, but towards the end you have to keep your eyes peeled for signs or you may miss them. We drove round in circles a couple of times. The giant tortoises were the...More

Thank ZiggyLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Mauritian citizen and a Tour guide,i will highly recommend the place ! its has stays same philosophy since his opening and has only add some other creatures !The main character here is the Crocodile and you will be able to see the feeding...More

Thank yVa-Go
LaVanilleNaturePark, Social Media Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning yVa-Go, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your in visit in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Vanille is a special zoo. With special I mean that there are some very amazing shows, like the crocodiles feeding, and the possibility to have a contact with the giant turtles that live here. There are several interesting attractions, but you have to pay...More

Thank Valerio G
LaVanilleNaturePark, Social Media Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Valerio, Thank your for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time with our giant tortoises which is a unique attraction in the world Hope to see you soon, The Marketing Team

Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

We decided to head for this park when our plans to go hiking were scuppered due to heavy rain. We really struggled to find the place (we were driving a hired car) as although it's well signposted from St aubin, from the opposite direction it's...More

Thank Catherine L
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time with our giant tortoises which is a unique place in the world. Hope to see you soon, The Marketing Team

Reviewed July 6, 2017

the food for indian is not much in quantity. but the overall experience is good...the zipline is wonderful and quad too..but the prices is too much for all these activities. museum is good....

Thank Rajivjindal27
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

An amazing and interesting place for both young children and teenagers. My teenager throughly enjoyed it. The park is very clean and has a restaurant on site plus a snack bar , though choice of snacks in the snack bar is limited. No picnic or...More

Thank Haleh P
LaVanilleNaturePark, Social Media Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

Good morning Haleh, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time in our park along with your family. We hope to see you soon.| The marketing Team

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for the kids to spend the day.. and for adults too! Loved the tortoises specially the different ages from 3 months old yo old Domino who is 110 years old. You can watch the crocodiles being fed, it's quite a sight...More

Thank Anjana B
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Good morning Anjana, Thank you for your review, we really apprciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time in our park. Bertrand is thanking you and he is said it was a pleasure to share his knowledge with you all. We hope...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017

Great visiting this park, in particular seeing the hundreds of giant tortoises! Amazing to see their size, moving around and being able to feed them!

Thank Robert N
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Hello Robert, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you enjoyed the giant tortoise savannah which is a unique attraction in the world. We hope to see you soon. :) The Marketing Team

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August 15, 2017|
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Response from rai_rajesh | Reviewed this property |
This is a very small park, so it won't be really needed. Will entail some walk but not like what big national parks have. Casela National Park will need the assistance you are asking about, since that is a big national park
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Response from Sisogo | Reviewed this property |
I agree with 2 - 3 hours
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January 18, 2017|
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Response from Sands P | Reviewed this property |
Rates: Adult Rs490 Child: 3-12 yrs Rs250. Here are the tariffs.....as I am a resident I got in for half price, however my children who were visiting with the grandchildren had to pay the above amounts. Certainly worth a... More
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