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Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve

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Anse Quitor, Mauritius
+230 832 8141
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NIce and informative..long walks..guide very good and does the walk quite interesting..am not a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johnwallinger
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Melbourne, Australia
Cool place, many tortoises.

Caves were alright, but the undoubted highlight here are the giant tortoises they've got roaming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cafehopping
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Orlando, Florida
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“patate” (8 reviews)
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Anse Quitor, Mauritius
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+230 832 8141
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"giant tortoises"
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"patate"
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"guided tour"
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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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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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"nice attraction"
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"jurassic park"
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"interesting cave"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 between

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 cafehopping
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François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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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François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Julie, Thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you had a nice time with our giant tortoises which is a unique attraction. We hope to see you soon and we would like to thank...More

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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

1  Thank Fuzzy337
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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.

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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

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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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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
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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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