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Rivulet Terre Rouge Estuary Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone Number: (230) 217 2886/7

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I was there at the wrong season but it's certainly an important bird area.

I was there at the wrong season but it's certainly an important bird area and I'm glad it's there. There's a telescope area in the building's upper floor, and a hide out on the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
Joan F
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was there at the wrong season but it's certainly an important bird area and I'm glad it's there. There's a telescope area in the building's upper floor, and a hide out on the river mouth.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

The sanctuary is on the west side of the island. If you go there during the winter you can observe different migratory birds. There is a wooden lookout which makes it easy to take photos and not to be bothered by the sun. Make sure that you go there at low tide when the birds come to pick up their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

I don't understand the poor reviews from others on this site. It is easy to find, with big brown signs as you drive through Port Louis. The reserve itself is small compared to British/western standards, with just a single hide but the warden on site will escort you, take his telescope, and show you the birds present. For an island... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

nothing much here to see or do....the staff is helpful....you can see few birds with binoculars....location / access is bit difficult and not worth the effort....

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