Francois Leguat Reserve, Rodrigues Island

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Discover the natural history of the island nation at Francois Leguat 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. Planning Rodrigues Island trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • The Reserve is splendid, well kept. It is so great to see such a wonderful work by a great team. We had the chance to spot a 2 to 3 days old baby turtle roaming alone on the plateau. We took it along....  more »
  • The guide was very clear and friendly. Very enriching information about the caves and tortoises. a must see.  more »
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  • it's a unique place ab3c of nice guides
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