Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park and Nature Reserve

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park

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Riviere des Anguilles, Mauritius

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Package Highlights:

Ideal For Families With Children

Crocodile feeding show everyday at 11:30am

Free guided tour (every 30 minutes) included in your tickets

Snap a memory to last for a lifetime with one of the baby crocodiles (at a supplement)

Important Info:

Region: South

Operating Hours: 09:30 - 17:00

Visit Time: Flexible

Age restriction: Suitable for any age

Good To Know:

: Instant Confirmation

: The reserve offers a variety of activities for everyone such as Pony Rides for the children, Tortoise feeding, Baby Crocodile feeding, Interaction and feeding of Lemurs all at an additional cost (payable directly at the park)

Package Summary

Inclusions

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park- Activity Inclusions:

Visit the Crocodile Park Reserve with access to:

  • Aquarium
  • Insectarium
  • Tortoise compound
  • Fossil Museum
  • Interactive farm
  • Children Playground

  • Crocodile feeding show (everyday at 11.30am)
  • Meet Octar, the Iguana (everyday at 10.30am and 2.30pm)
  • Access to the restaurant "Le Crocodile Affamé"

At a supplement:

  • Feeding the Aldabra giant tortoise (everyday at 11.00am and 1.00pm)
  • Discover the Nursery and feeding of baby Tortoises (everyday at 10.30am, 11am and 2pm)
  • Feed the baby Crocodiles (everyday at 1.30pm)
  • Interact and feed the Lemurs (everyday at 10am,1pm and 2.30pm)
  • Pony Rides for children

Operating Days

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Public Holiday

Activity Time

09:30 - 17:00

Meeting Point

Riviere des Anguilles

Price Validity

Until 31/10/2021

Conditions & Additional Info

Booking the Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park:

Reservation:

  • You are kindly requested to call us on 269-1500 to confirm availability before proceeding with the booking.
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival.

Notes:

  • Children Must Be Accompanied by at least a paying Adult for the Visit to the Nursery and to the Lemurs enclosure for feeding and interaction.
  • Children must be attended by adults at all times in the park
  • Entry into any of the enclosures is strictly prohibited
  • No food or any other material is to be thrown into any enclosures

Cancellation Policy

As per Deals.mu

Activity Details

Activity Details

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park - Activity Overview:

Home to the second largest crocodilian and one of the largest tortoises in the world, La Vanille Nature Park invites you to discover its unique park through its animals, lush and exotic vegetation, insectarium and museum.

Come and discover this impressive nature park with your friends and family for an amazing experience. Cherish a leisurely stroll around the park consisting of a wide range of awe-inspiring animals (including monkeys, eels, wild boars, bats, iguanas, and deers), spectacular aquarium, children’s corner, insectarium, and a lush green garden.

What to Expect?

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park - What to Expect:

  • Choose to have a guided walk through the park with the free guided tour available every 30 minutes or stroll through the park on your own following the clearly marked paths with informative panels.
  • Discover in complete security, a variety of different Nile crocodiles of different ages and sizes. A picture with a baby crocodile is a must!
  • The park hosts the one of the largest species of giant tortoises, with the carapace reaching around 120 cm in length, and averaging around 275 kg in weight.
  • The Insectarium is one of the largest collections of insects in the world with more than 23,000 species.
  • Visit the Ammonites museum - a world class exhibit featuring hundreds of ammonite fossils from Madagascar
  • The souvenir shop - fine goods made of crocodile skins as well as handcrafted products
  • Fun-loving children are welcome to indulge themselves in the specially designed playground that includes various entertaining activities and a mini petting farm.
  • Feeling hungry? Head to Le Crocodile Affamé (the Hungry Crocodile) restaurant that offers an exotic menu featuring crocodile meat dishes as their specialty along with other conventional meals.

Entertainment

  • Do not miss the Crocodile feeding show everyday at 11.30am
  • Come and meet Octar, the Iguana everyday at 10.30am and 2.30pm

For an additional fee, enjoy:

  • Get your picture taken while holding one of the baby crocodiles for a great souvenir.
  • Enjoy feeding the Aldabra giant tortoise - everyday at 11.00am and 1.00pm.
  • Discover the Nursery and feeding the baby Tortoises - everyday at 10.30am, 11am and 2pm.
  • Feed the baby Crocodiles - everyday at 1.30pm.
  • Interact and feed the Lemurs in their enclosure - everyday at 10am,1pm and 2.30pm.
  • Pony Rides for the little ones in the interactive farm or into the reserve

All of these interesting activities will make your day at La Vanille Nature Park a memorable one!

Additional Information

Important Information

Age restriction: Suitable for any age


Operating Hours: 09:30 - 17:00


Visit Time: Flexible


What to bring:

  • It is recommended to bring a hat, bottle of water, sunscreen and wear comfortable trail shoes

Additional Info

About La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park is a picturesque and idyllic nature reserve located at Riviere des Anguilles in the south. This nature park extends across 3.5 hectares, full of luxuriant vegetation consisting of beautiful palm trees, banana plants, giant bamboo trees and other gorgeous shrubs-reflecting a tropical rainforest setting.


It is a sanctuary for a variety of animal species such as the Nile crocodiles, tortoises, monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boars, and an amazing collection of insects. These animals and insects come from the Mascarene and other southern Indian Ocean Islands, including Rodrigues, Reunion and Mauritius.


You will have the chance to encounter 1,500 Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) which are bred and reared. These crocodiles are all offspring brought from Madagascar to Mauritius in 1985. You can see crocodiles in their different stages of growth, from the young in the nursery through to fully grown adults.


The park is also the world’s largest captive breeding centre for giant Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantea) and also breeds the smaller Radiata tortoises (Astrochelys Radiata) with over 500 tortoises of all ages in the reserve.


You will have the chance to visit the insectarium which houses one of the most extensive private insect collections in the world, with more than 23,000 species of impressive coloured and patterned butterflies, beetles, moths and other insects.

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From

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Select Your Booking

Calender
Select your prefered date from the calendar below (please note that it is subject to availablity)
Open Voucher
Open Voucher - Offers maximum flexibility as it is valid for any date within 90 days of purchase.

Free

Available

Not available

Clear dates

Selected Date
-

La Vanille Nature Park

Subtotal

Rs 0

You will earn

28 Reward Points

No Booking Fees
No Credit Card Fees

Package Summary

Inclusions

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park- Activity Inclusions:

Visit the Crocodile Park Reserve with access to:

  • Aquarium
  • Insectarium
  • Tortoise compound
  • Fossil Museum
  • Interactive farm
  • Children Playground

  • Crocodile feeding show (everyday at 11.30am)
  • Meet Octar, the Iguana (everyday at 10.30am and 2.30pm)
  • Access to the restaurant "Le Crocodile Affamé"

At a supplement:

  • Feeding the Aldabra giant tortoise (everyday at 11.00am and 1.00pm)
  • Discover the Nursery and feeding of baby Tortoises (everyday at 10.30am, 11am and 2pm)
  • Feed the baby Crocodiles (everyday at 1.30pm)
  • Interact and feed the Lemurs (everyday at 10am,1pm and 2.30pm)
  • Pony Rides for children

Operating Days

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Public Holiday

Activity Time

09:30 - 17:00

Meeting Point

Riviere des Anguilles

Price Validity

Until 31/10/2021

Conditions & Additional Info

Booking the Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park:

Reservation:

  • You are kindly requested to call us on 269-1500 to confirm availability before proceeding with the booking.
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival.

Notes:

  • Children Must Be Accompanied by at least a paying Adult for the Visit to the Nursery and to the Lemurs enclosure for feeding and interaction.
  • Children must be attended by adults at all times in the park
  • Entry into any of the enclosures is strictly prohibited
  • No food or any other material is to be thrown into any enclosures

Cancellation Policy

As per Deals.mu

Activity Details

Activity Details

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park - Activity Overview:

Home to the second largest crocodilian and one of the largest tortoises in the world, La Vanille Nature Park invites you to discover its unique park through its animals, lush and exotic vegetation, insectarium and museum.

Come and discover this impressive nature park with your friends and family for an amazing experience. Cherish a leisurely stroll around the park consisting of a wide range of awe-inspiring animals (including monkeys, eels, wild boars, bats, iguanas, and deers), spectacular aquarium, children’s corner, insectarium, and a lush green garden.

What to Expect?

Family Fun Day at La Vanille Nature Park - What to Expect:

  • Choose to have a guided walk through the park with the free guided tour available every 30 minutes or stroll through the park on your own following the clearly marked paths with informative panels.
  • Discover in complete security, a variety of different Nile crocodiles of different ages and sizes. A picture with a baby crocodile is a must!
  • The park hosts the one of the largest species of giant tortoises, with the carapace reaching around 120 cm in length, and averaging around 275 kg in weight.
  • The Insectarium is one of the largest collections of insects in the world with more than 23,000 species.
  • Visit the Ammonites museum - a world class exhibit featuring hundreds of ammonite fossils from Madagascar
  • The souvenir shop - fine goods made of crocodile skins as well as handcrafted products
  • Fun-loving children are welcome to indulge themselves in the specially designed playground that includes various entertaining activities and a mini petting farm.
  • Feeling hungry? Head to Le Crocodile Affamé (the Hungry Crocodile) restaurant that offers an exotic menu featuring crocodile meat dishes as their specialty along with other conventional meals.

Entertainment

  • Do not miss the Crocodile feeding show everyday at 11.30am
  • Come and meet Octar, the Iguana everyday at 10.30am and 2.30pm

For an additional fee, enjoy:

  • Get your picture taken while holding one of the baby crocodiles for a great souvenir.
  • Enjoy feeding the Aldabra giant tortoise - everyday at 11.00am and 1.00pm.
  • Discover the Nursery and feeding the baby Tortoises - everyday at 10.30am, 11am and 2pm.
  • Feed the baby Crocodiles - everyday at 1.30pm.
  • Interact and feed the Lemurs in their enclosure - everyday at 10am,1pm and 2.30pm.
  • Pony Rides for the little ones in the interactive farm or into the reserve

All of these interesting activities will make your day at La Vanille Nature Park a memorable one!

Additional Information

Important Information

Age restriction: Suitable for any age


Operating Hours: 09:30 - 17:00


Visit Time: Flexible


What to bring:

  • It is recommended to bring a hat, bottle of water, sunscreen and wear comfortable trail shoes

Additional Info

About La Vanille Nature Park

La Vanille Nature Park is a picturesque and idyllic nature reserve located at Riviere des Anguilles in the south. This nature park extends across 3.5 hectares, full of luxuriant vegetation consisting of beautiful palm trees, banana plants, giant bamboo trees and other gorgeous shrubs-reflecting a tropical rainforest setting.


It is a sanctuary for a variety of animal species such as the Nile crocodiles, tortoises, monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boars, and an amazing collection of insects. These animals and insects come from the Mascarene and other southern Indian Ocean Islands, including Rodrigues, Reunion and Mauritius.


You will have the chance to encounter 1,500 Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) which are bred and reared. These crocodiles are all offspring brought from Madagascar to Mauritius in 1985. You can see crocodiles in their different stages of growth, from the young in the nursery through to fully grown adults.


The park is also the world’s largest captive breeding centre for giant Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantea) and also breeds the smaller Radiata tortoises (Astrochelys Radiata) with over 500 tortoises of all ages in the reserve.


You will have the chance to visit the insectarium which houses one of the most extensive private insect collections in the world, with more than 23,000 species of impressive coloured and patterned butterflies, beetles, moths and other insects.

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