Ile aux Aigrettes | Mauritian Wildlife Foundation

90 Min Guided Visit of Reserve + Boat Transfer

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90 Min Guided Tour

  • Boat trip to Ile Aux Aigrettes Island to discover plants and animals found nowhere else in the world
  • Visit to Indigenous Plant Nursery

 

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Saturday: 09:30 - 11:00 | 10:30 - 12:00 | 13:30 - 15:00 | 14:00 - 15:30
  • Sunday: 09:30 - 11:00 | 10:00 - 11:30 (Closed as from 12:00)

 

Details: 

  • Location: Pointe Jerome, Mahebourg
  • Validity: Voucher valid for 120 days as from the date of purchase
  • Note: If Guest is late, Ile aux Aigrettes reserves the right to reschedule tour 

 

Conditions: 

  • Covid-19 protocols applicable for Mauritian Citizens or Holder of local Residents' Permit (subject to change as per the Tourism Authority):
    • Safe Travels Sanitary Protocol is being complied by Service Provider and thus ensuring that the recommended measures are being taken prior to the start of operations
    • All staff are vaccinated
    • Hand sanitisers will be available at the reception and in various areas of activities
    • Temperature check before accessing the premises and clients are instructed to wear a mask
    • If the temperature is more than 37.5 Celsius, the Service Provider reserves the right not to allow access to their premises and cancel the activity
    • The number of visitors is being regulated
  • ReservationCall service provider directly to select date and time in a minimum of 48 hours in advance (subject to availability) 
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  • Amendments: Once customers have confirmed a date and time, any amendments will need to be confirmed by Service Provider directly 
  • Pregnant women are requested to seek medical advice prior to booking any activity 
  • Activity is still carried out under rain unless safety is compromised. Subject to change in schedule due to weather condition 
  • Customers are requested to arrive at least 30 minprior to activity time 
  • Service Provider reserves the right to limit access to the number of persons in their premises at any point in time
  • Covid-19 Lockdown Protocol: If a booking falls within a Lockdown period/Government restriction, customers can request an extension of their voucher according to the validity date (subject to availability)
  • Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability 
  • All extras, not included in the offer, shall be charged upon departure 
  • Special requests are not guaranteed and are subject to availability 
  • Booking Confirmation must be shown by all customers on arrival 
  • No-shows will be charged total rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or re-booking allowed 
  • No Cancellation Policy: Once a booking is confirmed, there are no cancellations
  • Postponement Policy: Any postponement request is not guaranteed and should be communicated at least 48-hour prior to the arrival date 
  • Merchant is solely responsible to the purchaser for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services 
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown by all customers upon arrival, failure to do so will entitle the merchant to charge the current public rate 
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Package Details

Itinerary:  

  • Arrival at Pointe Jerome
  • Boat trip to Ile Aux Aigrettes Island
  • 1 Hour Activities includes:
    • Entrance to the island reserve
    • Discover plants and animals found nowhere else in the world
    • Animals: Giant Turtle, Pink Pigeon, Mauritius Fody and more
    • Plants: Ox wood, Pipe wood, Rat wood and Bottle palm
    • Visit to Indigenous Plant Nursery
    • Arrival at Pointe Jerome
    • Boat trip to Ile aux Aigrettes Island
    • 1 hr Activities
    • Return to Pointe Jerome

 

90 Mins Guided Tour Includes: 

  • Arrival Time: 15 Min Prior to Tour Departure Time at Pointe Jerome
  • Session Times (Choose 1):
    • 09:30 to 11:00  Mon to Sun
    • 10:00 to 11:30  Mon to Sun
    • 10:30 to 12:00  Mon to Sat
    • 13:30 to 15:00  Mon to Sat
    • 14:00 to 15:30  Mon to Sat

About Ile aux Aigrettes

Ile aux Aigrettes is a small (27 ha) island situated in the Mahebourg Bay, about 850 m off the south-east coast of Mauritius. Unlike the mainland which is of volcanic origin, Ile aux Aigrettes is made up of coralline limestone. It is home to the last remnants of dry coastal forest, once found around most of Mauritius.

Like the mainland, Ile aux Aigrettes was affected by tree logging and land clearance, and the introduction of exotic animal and plant species almost destroyed the native fauna and flora. In 1965 the island was declared a nature reserve and our intense conservation efforts have resulted in the restoration of the forest and reintroduction of rare species that had long since disappeared from the island.

 

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