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  1. Mauritius
  2. Savanne District
  3. Bel Ombre
  4. Heritage Nature Reserve

Heritage Nature Reserve: 5-Hour Wildlife Trek

Product ID: 260137
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Explore the endemic forest of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on a 5-hour guided trek. Travel with a knowledgeable and passionate local ranger who will lead you along scenic trails, explaining the conservation efforts being made to preserve this vegetation.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided hike through the Frederica Nature Reserve
  • Discover many aspects of the reserve's ecosystem
  • Hike with a knowledgeable and passionate local ranger
  • Encounter endangered plants and try to spot rare birds and fruit bats
Full description
Developed with the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, this trek will help you discover many aspects of the reserve's ecosystem and will particularly appeal to ecologists and nature lovers. This trek allows you to take a more in-depth look at Mauritian biodiversity, and also learn about how this delicate ecosystem works and how to preserve it.

Get your hiking shoes and walking stick, and prepare for a one-of-a-kind experience that you will never forget. Arrive at the Frederica Nature Reserve and set off on a 5-hour guided hike. As you walk, encounter endangered plants such as the Bois Chandelle and the Bois de Natte, and an assortment of wild orchids and vegetation. Try to spot a white-tailed Tropicbird, an Echo Parakeet, or a little Mauritian fruit bat, known as a "Roussette", alongside an extensive variety of other endemic species. Your guide will also explain the conservation efforts being made to preserve the last remnants of the island’s endemic vegetation.
Includes
  • Knowledgeable and passionate local ranger
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Heritage Nature Reserve, Royal Road, Beau Champ, Bel Ombre, Mauritius. Please meet 15 minutes before your activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please bring plenty of water as this is a 5-hour hike
• Tours may be canceled due to extreme weather or safety concerns
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Heritage Nature Reserve

Product ID: 260137