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La Vanille Nature Park

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Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
+230 626 2503
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La Vanille Nature Park is an idyllic and stunning park of lush tropical vegetation covering 3.5 hectares. Enjoy the unforgettable experience of walking amongst the largest group of captive-bred giant Aldabra tortoises in the world. We have more than 1000 tortoises in the park, in addition to 2000 Nile Crocodiles as well as a variety of other animals such as monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boar and more... You can also visit our Insectarium with more than 23,000 specimens, an aquarium and fossil museum. New at La Vanille: A petting farm, pony rides. Our guides and animators will fill your visit with intense memories.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“giant tortoises” (191 reviews)
“fruit bats” (39 reviews)
“la vanille” (48 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius
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+230 626 2503
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time at La Vanille Nature Park. A must for reptile lovers. There's also some mammals and fish for those who don't like reptiles, and poney rides for kids. There's also a restaurant but I found it a tad expensive. The entry...More

Thank Annabelle C
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning Anabelle, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having travelled most of Mauritius's coast line with our hire car over 3 days we visited the Park on the last day but didn't get there until the afternoon. Not the easiest place to find having asked the locals who told us to turn right...More

Thank Sunrayx
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Sunrayx, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love reptiles and monkeys, you will be entertained. The highlight of this visit was seeing the tortoises and they are HUGE!More

Thank Naomi C
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Naomi, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived there about 11am, because from 11:30 is crocodile feeding. There was a lot of people. It was good experience. From 12 to 2 pm is turtle feeding. There you can buy meal for turtle (25 MUR). It was incredible part of our day....More

1  Thank Petr P
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Petr, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not expect much but we were pleasantly surprised. The park is very well setup and has a great breeding program for tortoises. They have a guided tour and you can feed and interact with the tortoises. The insects collection is exceptional featuring all...More

Thank Calin P
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Calin, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to visit, not expecting much, well the experience we had with the giant tortoises was amazing, was not expecting to see so many, let alone get in to walk amongst them, feed them and touch them, I fell in love with these giants, they...More

Thank Mosel_Lady
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

ood morning Mosel_Lady Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant hour looking at the giant tortoises and crocodiles great to be able to feed and touch the tortoises they are so graceful and extremely large. There was a place you could go and learn a little about the Dodo.More

Thank littleden57
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Littleden57, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time in our park. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small clean animal park. Has some cool features like feeding crocs. But the real attraction are the giant tortoises. If you aren't interested in tortoises i wouldn't recommend this park. But for my wife who is a turtle freak, this was heaven. You can...More

Thank nielsediers
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketing Officer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Nielsediers, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a nice time with our giant tortoises.:D La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not that good small park ..casela was enough for me so no worth to visit a small bark such as it !!!!More

Thank Norah B
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Norah, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. La Vanille Nature Park is not a zoo but rather a center breeding tortoises and crocodiles and displaying a number of other animal species for visitors to enjoy and learn about. La Vanille...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really need to visit this one when being in the neighboorhood, giant turtles which you can feed touch. Really amazing, rest of the parc is also very beutifull, giant trees, giant bamboo. In summary great !More

Thank LesQuesnes
LaVanilleNaturePark, Digital Marketer at La Vanille Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning LesQuesnes, Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it. La Vanille Nature Park is different to other attraction you will see in Mauritius. This part of the island has, more than any part, kept a feeling of “old Mauritius”, whether it is...More

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Kapil K
18 October 2017|
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Response from Sunrayx | Reviewed this property |
The Park is relatively small and there are regular free guided walking tours that last for about 1/2 hr.
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Help56
15 August 2017|
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Response from rai_rajesh | Reviewed this property |
This is a very small park, so it won't be really needed. Will entail some walk but not like what big national parks have. Casela National Park will need the assistance you are asking about, since that is a big national park
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aparnaka11
21 July 2017|
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Response from Sisogo | Reviewed this property |
I agree with 2 - 3 hours
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