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Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve

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Interesting place, worth the visit

Amazing amount of different turtles. Well managed. Guide speaks also English. You are allowed to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Taru K
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Turku, Finland
What a place!!

The must do in Rodrigues ! Its a wonderful experience to be surrounded by such huge tortoise who... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Anita N
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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All reviews guided tour patate nice place to visit fauna and flora interesting museum worth a visit take pictures wonderful visit two hours stalactites and stalagmites amazing experience unique place on site turtles park nature canyon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing amount of different turtles. Well managed. Guide speaks also English. You are allowed to pet the tutles.

Thank Taru K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The must do in Rodrigues ! Its a wonderful experience to be surrounded by such huge tortoise who are so comfortable walking around humans and even being petted and photographed with them.Absolutely unique setting.You feel so close to nature in this tortoise reserve.And then come...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

A really nice guided tour by Billy, The work being done there for the rehabilitation of tortoises is worth a visit. Good luck to the team

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François L, Digital Marketing officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hello Hassan, Thank you so much for your comment we really appreciate it. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit at François Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve. We hope to see you soon, François Leguat Reserve Team

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Marvel at the enormous collection of gigantic tortoises. Then go underground and see the caves. Interesting museum with history. Has a proper restaurant serving decent food and drink. Well off the beaten track. Transport advisable.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The place is indeed beautiful but we were extremely disappointed that noone informed us what to expect during the trip. We had 2 under age kids and 2 seniors with us and the guide kept saying that it was easy. Result is that it was...More

1  Thank VanRitz
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Takes around 2h30 to visit everything (tortoise and the caves). Our guide was very knowledgeable and even though there were only 2 english speakers for the entire group he translated everything which was very nice.

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François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Good morning Laetish, We would like to thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your guided tour. We hope to see you soon, François Leguat Reserve Team

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place... The guide was so welcoming.. He explains to us everything. He didn't let us feel un comfortable. We even had the opportunity to touch the Tortoise. To learn about the rodrigue extinct bird solitaire. Highly recommend and of possible ask for the guide...More

2  Thank AshBabydoll
Reviewed 12 June 2018

NIce and informative..long walks..guide very good and does the walk quite interesting..am not a good walker but i did it as lots of pauses in betweenMore

2  Thank johnwallinger
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Good morning John, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you had a nice time in our park especially the guided tour. We also want to thank you for your visit, by visiting us you help...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Caves were alright, but the undoubted highlight here are the giant tortoises they've got roaming the premises. Very cool! They also apparently like the limes that the island has in much abundance.More

1  Thank brendanmonroe
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Good morning Cafehopping, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time in our park especially with the giant tortoises which is a unique attraction in the world. We hope to see you soon,...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 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

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Lisa V
21 April 2017|
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Response from Shezaad | Reviewed this property |
hi Lisa, I travelled by plane, its a 1h30 flight on a small ATR70's and the fastest way to reach there. You can also travel by boat, but it takes around 24hrs and not as frequently available. hope it helps...and bon voyage... More
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MikeJ3128
10 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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