Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, Rodrigues Island

Discover the natural history of the island nation at Francois Leguat Giant Tortoise and Cave Reserve, an animal and plant conservation project. Since its colonization 300 years ago, the island of Rodrigues has lost its native forestland, and much of its indigenous vegetation and wildlife have become extinct. The reserve protects the island's natural heritage over an area of 20 hectares (49 acres), reintroducing, managing, and conserving endemic species. Stroll around the well-maintained footpaths to spot giant tortoises and the rare Rodrigues fruit bat, and take a guided tour of the cave system. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rodrigues Island trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • I highly recommend this visit. A pleasant and peaceful place in which the various turtles are happy to live. Special mention for the guide who was funny, captivating with clear and understandable explanations for all ages. Only downside review the customer reception.
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  • Worth visit. Excellent guide. Nice landscape. Tortoises well bread...kids will love it...cave expedition very enriching...  more »
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