Mauritius: Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve with Boat Ride

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Discover the flora and fauna of Mauritius through this full day tour, with the highlight being the Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve. Also visit Blue Bay Beach, La Vanille Park, and Gris Gris.


  • Hike around Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve and discover unique flora and fauna
  • Relax on the white sandy beach of Blue Bay
  • Visit La Vanille Nature Park and discover its insectarium, fossil museum & more
  • See the rugged Gris Gris and La Roche qui Pleure


**Please note that this tour is Private except for the Ile aux Aigrettes portion** Climb aboard a small boat at Pointe Jérome and cross to the coral island of Ile aux Aigrettes. Marvel at the flora and fauna once considered on the verge of extinction on a 1.5 to 2-hour hike with the rangers. Look for wildlife, such as giant tortoise and ornate day gecko. After visiting Ile aux Aigrettes, spend time at Blue Bay Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Next, explore the La Vanille Nature reserve, and see a variety of species of birds, tortoises, and insectarium and much more. End the day by watching the waves crash on the rugged South coast, and explore the rock formations at Gris Gris and La Roche qui Pleure.


Hotel pickup and drop-off by private vehicle Transportation by air-conditioned taxi, minibus, or coach Boat trip to the Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve Entry ticket to the Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve

Important Information

  • This tour can last up to 8 hours and you can choose how long you spend at each attraction • Depending on your group’s speed, you may not have time to see all the listed attractions
  • There will be time to stop for lunch, but the cost is at your own expense • Due to the sensitive nature of the habitat, eating and swimming are not permitted in Ile aux Aigrettes. However, you can swim and eat at Blue Bay Beach

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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