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The Vanille Réserve des Mascareignes invites you to discover its unique park through its animals, its lush vegetation, the insectarium, the children corner as well as the museum :

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The Animals: We have the largest captive group of Aldabra tortoises in the world including 1000 Tortoises (Radiata from Madagascar & Aldabra from Seychelles). In addition to Tortoises we have approx. 2000 Nile Crocodiles as well as other animals such as monkeys, iguanas, bats, deer, geckos, eels, wild boars and more... The reserve houses one of the world’s largest private collections of butterflies and other insects. This includes extensive displays of species from Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands, as well as species from all over the world.



The vegetation


The vegetation: Our guides will take you on unforgettable walks, and you will stroll through lush greenery The La Vanille Aquarium offers visitors the discovery of certain species of waterfowl, among others ...…



Fossil Museum

TORTOISE MUSEUM: The small museum in the tortoise savannah is a fascinating resource, with displays about giant tortoises and the extinct fauna of the Mascarenes.. La Vanille is proud to present its latest addition – ‘100 million years under the sea’. This is a world class exhibit featuring hundreds of ammonite fossils from Madagascar – the result of years of collecting by Owen Griffiths .

Children corner

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Children Corner: Our park "Jungle Adventure Playground", is a game area for children located next to free giant tortoises. une aire de jeux pour enfants, est situé à côté des tortues géantes en liberté. In the middle of trees and birds, children will enjoy playing safely... Photo Souvenir: Bring home a picture of your experience at the park with baby crocodiles or tortoises...



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