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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  • We toured the island with our driver Stephen Roze, we advise you he was good advice throughout the day, he is careful on the road and he loves his island. So we took the walk from the reserve and it was great and informative we recommend, we can even pet the turtles. you can contact Stephen on 230 58770558
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  • A very interesting afternoon seeing the animals, the museum and the caves. Very well done. The layout is easy and the guide was very knowledgable and informative. Definitely recommend a visit while on...  more »
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  • it's a unique place ab3c of nice guides
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  • good work in wildlife conservation
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