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Parc Francois Leguat

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Anse Quitor, Mauritius
+230 832 8141
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My Private Joy

This is a highlight of Rodrigues. In an ancient ravine (formed when the coral roof of an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VikingLondon
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Ruins of ancient cave

If you are planning to visit Rodrigues, you must plan an excursion to Francois Leguat Tortoise... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie A
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"giant tortoises"
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"guided tour"
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"patate"
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"small museum"
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"the reserve"
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"nice place to visit"
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"cave visit"
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"two hours"
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"fauna and flora"
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"nice experience"
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"take pictures"
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"wonderful visit"
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"nice attraction"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a highlight of Rodrigues. In an ancient ravine (formed when the coral roof of an underground river collapsed) there are hundreds of tortoises - from tiny babies - size of a thumbnail) to giants (large enough for small children to sit in). If...More

Thank VikingLondon
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are planning to visit Rodrigues, you must plan an excursion to Francois Leguat Tortoise Parc. You will meet the sweetest and oldest tortoise of the island and interact with them. You will also be able to visit an ancient cave. The guides are...More

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Its a must to visit if you are in Rodrigues. Very amazed to see soo many tortoises and very big as well with their age as well. You are allowed to touch them take pictures with them which they did like it seems they were...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

One in a lifetime experience, the tour is amazing, tortoises are friendly and the restaurant serves delicious food. The caves are breathtaking

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

A short happy visit on a partially rainy day. Guide was fun, not too long not to short and making funny jokes - if one understand french - and telling reality and tales about turtles. Turtles are in a large number, of all sizes and...More

Thank Carlo S
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Tortoises were BEAUTIFUL. The guide was excellent. My tip would be not to include the caves on your visit.

Thank Twickenham_12
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

The efforts they making to restore the ecology is mesmerizing. The tour is really enriching, knowledge wise. It's beautiful, the cave is incredible. Well maintained

Thank Kirti Deepti G
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We went to visit on our last day in Rodrigues and the park was very nice. Big and very nice caves. A must see. After the visit we were very hungry and the resto was closed but the chef organised something for us and it...More

Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Nice place to visit and learn a bit of history of rodrigues, The views inside the valley where the tortoises are is amazing. The tamarin cave as well is a must.

Thank Ravi J
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Francois Leguat Reserve is an amazing conservation project where they plant many endemic plants originally growing on Rodrigues. They take a great care of turtles and also of the cave. Really an inspirational place to visit. And you can even pet a turtle! As a...More

1  Thank Crazysexyfuntraveler
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Lisa V
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Response from VishDem | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Well I went via plane and it takes around 1.5 hrs from mauritius.
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Mike J
11 April 2017|
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Response from VikingLondon | Reviewed this property |
Well you need to pay to get in, to view the tortoises, and extra for the tour of the Grande Caverne. There can be organized pre-booked tours which mean you have a short wait for the next available tour. You can probably... More
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