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Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve

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Very enjoyable

Takes around 2h30 to visit everything (tortoise and the caves). Our guide was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
laetish
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Perth, Australia
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Very nice

Awesome place... The guide was so welcoming.. He explains to us everything. He didn't let us feel... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
AshBabydoll
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is indeed beautiful but we were extremely disappointed that noone informed us what to expect during the trip. We had 2 under age kids and 2 seniors with us and the guide kept saying that it was easy. Result is that it was...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Takes around 2h30 to visit everything (tortoise and the caves). Our guide was very knowledgeable and even though there were only 2 english speakers for the entire group he translated everything which was very nice.

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

Good morning Laetish, We would like to thank you so much for your precious review, we really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your guided tour. We hope to see you soon, François Leguat Reserve Team

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place... The guide was so welcoming.. He explains to us everything. He didn't let us feel un comfortable. We even had the opportunity to touch the Tortoise. To learn about the rodrigue extinct bird solitaire. Highly recommend and of possible ask for the guide...More

1  Thank AshBabydoll
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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 betweenMore

2  Thank johnwallinger
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Good morning John, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you had a nice time in our park especially the guided tour. We also want to thank you for your visit, by visiting us you help...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

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
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

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

Reviewed 23 May 2018 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

1  Thank VikingLondon
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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 Zil_03
François L, Digital Marketing Officer at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

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

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
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

Thank Pascalinaelrodriguez
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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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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