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Casela World of Adventures

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Address: Royal Road, Cascavelle, Mauritius 90203
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+230 401 6500
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Atop the sugarcane fields on the west coast of the island, with the Rempart...

Atop the sugarcane fields on the west coast of the island, with the Rempart Mountain in the backdrop, lies Casela World of Adventures one of the major attractions in Mauritius. Casela probably has its name origin from "la case la", meaning house in local langauge. It opened its doors in December 1979, as a bird sanctuary. Casela, part of Medine group, a major conglomerate in Mauritius, was a vision that took shape and concretised beyond the expectations of those who, for the love of nature, refused to have those beautiful trees cut but had them integrated into the creation of a garden at that time. Spreading over a surface of 250 hectares, Casela World of Adventures has successfully established itself as the leading attraction of the island for both locals and tourists. The park with its rich fauna and flora is home to 1500 birds, giant tortoises, Bengal tigers, cheetahs, white lions, lynxes, servals, hyenas, dromedary camels, pygmy hippos, white rhinos, giraffe and many more species. A plethora of activities are proposed to visitors ranging from an African Safari to heart throbbing activities to unique encounters with big cats. It is also a unique place with the island's only dry toboggans and longest zip lines. The West part of the island is known to be the only place in the world where visitors can swim with dolphins in the morning and walk with the lions in the afternoon! The various amenities and activities recently introduced at the park are testimony of the innovative spirit driving the team. The Discovery Centre, a magnificent building at the entrance of park sets visitors in the mood as soon as they step out of their vehicle. The peculiar roofing at the entrance, along with imposing statues of animals, is a must-take photo spot! Massive pillars replicating giant baobabs and creepers on the ceiling add an adventurous touch to this building with the theming signed by the illustrious company which was hired for the world famous Games of Throne series. Fitted with the very first 4D cinema on the island, two movies are on display. A made-to-scale replica of the map of Mauritius in 3D of is also centrally placed so visitors can situate themselves. Several interactive buttons enable visitors to discover the island's leading landmarks in a fun way. New activitiesAt the giraffe platform, Casela proposes a unique opportunity of feeding the tallest mammals on earth. Visitors also have the chance to feed the colourful lorikeets with fruit nectar. These arboreal parrots characterized by their specialized brush-tipped tongues would feed from your hands and perch on your head. The African safari and its animals can be discovered by safari bus, quad or Segway. Recently visitors can discover the rugged terrains either on horseback or go the extra mile with our exclusive camel ride! Another innovation at the park is the memorable rhino interaction in their natural surroundings. As from December, Casela will also propose mud karting for the most adventurous ones. FiguresThe first development phase of Casela warranted a $10M investment, testimony of the scale of the development envisioned. Part of the Medine Master Plan development, Casela has got further developments in store. The 250 staffed-team is still growing and the park receives around 400,000 visitors yearly including locals and tourists. Seven days a week except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day

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I think that many people who visit here have found it to be interesting, which made me want to visit. Before visiting Casela, I had sent several emails, wanting to 'interact with... read more

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think that many people who visit here have found it to be interesting, which made me want to visit. Before visiting Casela, I had sent several emails, wanting to 'interact with cubs' as this has been a lifelong ambition of mine and I am an animal lover. I was told by the Park that there was no need to... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent whole day at casela bird and adventure park. Bought full package.well worth the money.something to do for whole family.quad biking is really exciting.staff very cheerful and helpful.service with a smile.

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Riga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Casela in December 2016 and spent whole day here. Park is definetely worth a visit! So many things to do here - one hour long walking with lions is so much of emotion that we going to remember it for long, as well as going on segway between zebras and emus. Staff is great, friendly and fun. We... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Casela today with my partner and her Mauritian grandoarents, and I was not expecting much. The prices for the optional activities are ridiculous so we chose the basic entrance ticket that includes the safari. The array of bird species was fascinating, and as an amateur photographer I loved that many of them roamed free around the park. HOWEVER the... More 

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CaselaPark, The Management at Casela World of Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Dwayne M, We thank you for your comments on your recent visit to the park and we deeply regret to hear that your visit was not up to your expectations. We would like to remind you that the park covers 250 hectares and consists of three kingdom, namely the Mountain Kingdom, the Safari Kingdom and Birds Kingdom. The park... More 

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking with lions was amazing but pre book ! The rest is just joining long queues and waiting for over an hour for everything else. Staff were great and so helpful the park just struggles to cope with how many people go there.

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CaselaPark, The Management at Casela World of Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Paul H, We thank you for your comments on your recent visit to the park and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your activity "Walk with the Lions". However, we deeply regret that your visit was not up to your expectations. Indeed, we do highly recommend all our visitors to pre-book all their activities they wished to do... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited first in 2011 and was amazing.But this trip december 2016 was very different.The prices had increased dramatically,the queues were up to an hours wait with no air conditioning and packed.The activity we chose "interaction with lions" we had done before and this time around was very rushed and brief.We did find it a disappointment this time around. But... More 

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CaselaPark, The Management at Casela World of Adventures, responded to this review

Dear JULIAGOVINDEN, We thank you for your comments regarding your visit to the park and we deeply regret to hear that your visit was not up to your expectations. We would like to inform you that indeed Casela World of Adventures have changed over the past few years and we have increased our number animals in the park and the... More 

Wimborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This park certainly warrants more than the half day we gave it as part of a day tour of the island. The highlights for us were the interaction with tigers and the walk with lions which you have to book in advance. We were on the last walk of the day and by the time we had collected our video... More 

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CaselaPark, The Management at Casela World of Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Pete_Wimborne, We thank you for your comments regarding your visit to the park and are pleased to hear that you had enjoyed your activity with our Big Cats. We take good note of your comments concerning our transport service and would like to assure you that corrective measures have already been taken. We thank you again for your valuable... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently visited this place and did the walk with the lions. It is one of the best things you could do here. The walk was amazing... you get to see the animals in their natural habitat... you get to touch them, click pictures with them, etc. Totally worth the money. We also did the buggy... which was another amazing... More 

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Leyland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited to do the walking with lions unfortunately it wasn't available but managed to do the interaction with lions instead it was AMAZING in a cage with 7 full grown lions stroking them like little pussy cats neither of us felt scared or intimidated in anyway and they are certainly not drugged The wardens are fantastic... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only the big cats activities present some originality. However 50€ for 10min with the cubs is crazy expensive. For the big lion interactions, 7-8 Casela staff are waiting around, playing with their cells instead of explaining stuffs about the animals. Cubs activities, supposed to be 1500rs, was 2000rs because the activity was with new cubs. The rest of the park... More 

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CaselaPark, The Management at Casela World of Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Kenny W, We thank you for your comments on your recent visit to the park and we deeply regret that your visit was not up to your expectations. We would like to inform you that indeed we have two different price for cubs interaction. The price of MUR 1,500 is for the brown cubs and MUR 2,000 for the... More 

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