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La Vanille Nature Park

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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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  • Average10%
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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 January 21, 2017

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!

Thank LaohuPenang
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2017

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

Reviewed January 19, 2017

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

Thank PinkieKT
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2017

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

Reviewed January 16, 2017

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...More

Thank stephanrohan
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

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

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 conditionMore

2  Thank Sar0sar
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2017

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...More

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...More

1  Thank linus4371
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2017

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

Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful animal park in the south of Mauritius. Not very easy to find but it deserves. The ticket is 490 rupies. The park takes a few hours to be visited; quite nice, starting from the crocodiles and then many tortoises, any size, very interesting. Interesting...More

1  Thank Giuseppe C
LaVanilleNaturePark, online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello Giuseppe C, Thank you for your review we really appreciate it. We also have guides in the park who talk both English and French. Thanks see you soon, The Marketing Team

Reviewed December 30, 2016

If you love tortoises, iguanas, crocodiles this is a must visit. I'm partial towards the tortoises. There were thousands of them, gigantic ones, baby ones, so many different species. You are allowed to walk inside the park where these tortoises reside. We saw one that...More

Thank ngsfam112
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello ngs112, Thank you for your review we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a wonderful time with our giant tortoises. Hope to see you soon. Cheers, Nilesh

Reviewed December 29, 2016

when we were living on Mauritius this was one of our go-to places. Great for a half-day trip to spend few peaceful hours walking and seeing animals. Then a lunch and coffee in the restaurant make the day. Turtle kindergarten and bugs museum are my...More

Thank Wojtek C
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Good morning Wojtek C, Thank you for your comment and we are very happy that you had a nice day in our park. See you soon and Happy New Year 2017 Cheers, Marketing Team

Reviewed December 29, 2016

Must Visit!!! Worth the journey to the other side of the island. Great experience with the tortoises, absolutely amazing hands on experience we will remember for the rest of our lives. The rest of the park was also very interesting. Watching lions being fed and...More

Thank KoBd1
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Well... to start of with, the entry fee, it clearly says on a board at the entrance that visitors who are not Mauritian have to pay double to get in... Secondly.. they have a monkey enclosure! And they looked as miserable as hell!! If you...More

3  Thank Jake P
LaVanilleNaturePark, Online Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Hello Jake, First of all, thank you for your review and for taking the time to give your opinion. Here in Mauritius the purchasing power is not the same as in the UK that’s why local people pay less than the tourists. We are certainly...More

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bellapaix2015
November 24, 2017|
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Response from Fuzzy337 | Reviewed this property |
yes of course mauritius is soo small can travel the whole island in one day
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Kapil K
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Chahak K | Reviewed this property |
I went to La Vanille Park in April 2017. When you get your entry tickets they provide you with a small map of the park which is very helpful. So you won't require a guide just go through the map and head to places you want... More
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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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