Ile Aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve Tour Including Blue Bay Beach & Mahébourg - Port Louis

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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    The pickup time will depend on your location and the daily schedule of the boat to Ile aux Aigrettes, but will be between 7:30am and 9:00am. The exact pickup time will be provided upon reservation... read more
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup provided at your hotel
  • Return Details :
    Dropoff provided at your hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Note: This is a private tour, except for theIleaux AigrettesNature Reserve portion.This is a full-day tour in a private air-conditioned vehicle with a friendly driver, with the highlight being the Ileaux AigrettesNature Reserve. You will be treated to aguided 1.5 to 2 hour easy hike around the island where you will be able to discover the unique flora and faunaendemic to Mauritius. You will also have the chance tovisit the white sandy beach, and have a dip in the beautiful lagoon, of Blue Bay and discover the historical village of Mahbourg.

Know More about this tour

You will embarkon a small boat at Pointe Jrome, which will take you across the turquoise waters to Ile aux Aigrettes, a small coralline limestone island situated in the South East of Mauritius. Since 1965, Ile aux Aigrettes has been declared a nature reserve, and it arguably the best place to see flora and fauna endemic to Mauritius.

Upon arrival, you will meet one of the trainedguides who will accompany you on an easy hike around the island (1.5h to 2h in length). You will have the opportunity to view unique species such as the Mauritian Fody, Pink Pigeon, giant Aldabra Tortoise, and the Ornate Day Gecko in a safe and protected environment. You will also discover the original trees and vegetation that, before the arrival of man, covered Mauritius and its surrounding islands.

After exploringIle aux Aigrettes, you will visitBlue Bay for a few hours of relaxation.Blue Bay is known to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Mauritius, and has some of the most blue water of any beach on the island.

Just a few minutes from Blue Bay lies thevillage of Mahbourg. Now a quiet, laid-back coastal village, Mahbourg is full of history and charm. During your drive through the village, you will discover the old buildings and streets, reminiscent of the colonial era.In Mahbourg, youhave the chance to visit theNational History Naval Museum and discover the fascinating history of Mauritius through a collection of curated artifacts, historical documents. Please note that the museum may be closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Inclusions

  • Services of a fully licensed, qualified driver
  • Air-conditioned and insured taxi, minibus or coach
  • Private transfer for your group to and from your hotel
  • Boat transfer for your group to and from Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve
  • Entrance and visit fee for Ile aux Aigrettes Nature Reserve
  • Waiting time
  • Parking fees

Exclusions

  • Lunch or snacks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour lasts up to eight hours, and you will be able to choose how long you spend at each attraction. Depending on your groups speed you may not have time to see all the listed attractions. You will be able to stop for lunch but the price of the lunch is not included.