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La Vallee de Ferney

Ferney, Mauritius
+230 634 0440
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Fun mini-hike

We arrived without a booking and did a self-guided tour for 500 rupees. The ride to the starting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leila K
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Nice hiking spot

Good place to go hiking, solo, family or with friend. Dress code should me for hiking as there some... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Guillaume S
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Ferney, Mauritius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived without a booking and did a self-guided tour for 500 rupees. The ride to the starting point takes about 15 mins & is very bumpy in an open back of a 4wd type vehicle. We found it fun, but wouldn’t recommend this part...More

Thank Leila K
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Good place to go hiking, solo, family or with friend. Dress code should me for hiking as there some climbing (very little). Love this place but need more forest.

Thank Guillaume S
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Very well guided...special thanks to the two guidea there " manishta and agrassi" very good knowledge and very friendly...thank you

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

I have been to Vallee de Ferney for 3 times already and each time was like a new experience. What striked me the most is that the personnel are super friendly and they have sound knowledge of the biodiversity of the vallee. I've learnt a...More

1  Thank Sristi T
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lavalleedeferney, Social Media Coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Shristi T, We are SO delighted that you enjoyed your third visit as if it was the first! Our staff work very hard to offer the best services. We hope you'll come back to see your grown tree! :)

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a 3km guided walk (parents and 9year old daughter) here to gather some knowledge about Mauritian conservation. The guided walk was conducted by a trained ranger who had good knowledge of the forested hills. The walk itself was along rough but well established...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our family (parents plus two teenage children) had a fantastic hike through the Ferney Valley - but be warned, you do need good footwear suitable for the outdoors (i.e. not sandals!) as it is very muddy in places. We were taken on a short 4WD...More

Thank Denise E
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lavalleedeferney, Social Media coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Denise, We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. You are so right concerning the necessity of having the right shoes! It will be a pleasure to welcome you whenever you'd like to visit us again! :) Kindest regards

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you want to get a glimpse of the real Mauritius then a trip to the La Vallee de Ferney nature reserve is something you must do. We spent a couple of hours on a guided visit; initially riding a real boneshaker of a coach...More

Thank Mike H
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lavalleedeferney, Social Media Coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Mike, Thank you for your review, We're glad you enjoyed your visit to our beautiful Valley. Kindest regards

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We went on a guided trek through this brilliant nature reserve in the north of the island. It's a spectacular adventure. But first you have to be prepared for a bone rattling drive in the park bus to the start of the walk! You are...More

Thank Chris M
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lavalleedeferney, Social media coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Chris M, Thank you for your review! We are always so glad when people enjoy the hikes, view and the guides! We hope to see you soon! P.S: We are situated in the South East ;)

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A wonderful guided trek through a beautiful forested hillside and valley. Endemic trees and plants explained by our guide. Some other birds and insects seen, including the kestrel. Gorgeous scenery too. Type of terrain needs to be made clear to visitors so they can wear...More

Thank Dilly4472
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lavalleedeferney, social media coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hi Dilly4472, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the tour. Your idea about warning the visitors about the terrain is appreciated! La Vallee de Ferney Team

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

It was just fantastic, a place of scenic beauty as well as from the point of a successful conservation project of endemic flora and fauna. Thoroughly enjoyed the hike with our young guide, Hitesh. Felt privileged to see the rare Mauritian Kestrel. The ride back...More

Thank Meghali19
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lavalleedeferney, Social media coordinator at La Vallee de Ferney, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Dear Meghali, We are pleased to see you enjoyed your day! Thank you for your review :) Regards, La Vallee de Ferney Team

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