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Safari Adventures Lion Encounter

#2 of 3 things to do in Cascavelle Features Animals
Casela Nature, Cascavelle, Mauritius
+230 452 5546
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Once in a lifetime

We patted lions...what more can one say! The staff were lovely, friendly and informative. We loved... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Helen P
Dorset, United Kingdom
Excellent experience

For a change we were in captive and the Tigres and Lions were moving freely around. We could see... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Navi Mumbai, India
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Casela Nature, Cascavelle, Mauritius
+230 452 5546
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We patted lions...what more can one say! The staff were lovely, friendly and informative. We loved the safari trip and it is a not to be missed. This isn't an inexpensive venture but I repeat, we touched lions this is something I didn't think I...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 27 June 2017

For a change we were in captive and the Tigres and Lions were moving freely around. We could see around 15 tigres and quiite a few Lions. A very pleasant location and a must watch place in Mauritius.

1  Thank Venkatesh6660
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The lions were so interactive. We had two (one male, one female) on the walk with us. When they wanted to stop and play or sharpen their claws, we stopped. Walking next to the king of the jungle with your hand on his back is...More

Thank mandymudcrab
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Well, we did it just for the fun of it. I am not sure it is worth the money but hey hoo, you aren't getting many chances to pet a lion!

Thank AndyYu
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We did the interaction with the baby white lions. It was a beautiful experience and one we will never forget. Staff were very helpful, informative and ensured all guests enjoyed their experience.

Thank mickatan
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was our second visit, the first was two years ago, both were excellent experience, would highly recommend

Thank 303chrissie
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The admission to the park can seem chaotic as it is busy but prepaid tickets are printed off and kept in a pile which have to be sifted through for every individual. The Lions are the most interesting part of the visit although there are...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We paid Rs 900 and got about 15 minutes with the lions. It was completely worth the experience and the handlers were all very fun and professional. Highly recommended. Xx

1  Thank twistedfoodlover
Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I have recently returned from a holiday in Mauritius, during which we were lucky enough to do the 'walking with lyons' experience at this wonderful park. It was the most amazing experience we have ever done. The staff at the park who...More

Thank Hussein S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Amazing place, you can try to be with lions , cheetahs so close.. you can feed giraffes, and other small animals , try safari on the special buses. best place in Mauritius to see.

Thank MichaelDolgy
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17 July 2017|
Response from twistedfoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Curious Corner is awesome, the beaches are great fun, Casela is ok but she will be limited to what she can and can't do because of her height. I would say the best bet for fun is probably the beaches there aren't a lot of... More
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Hopefully mix of all But really have a adventure