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La Vallée de Ferney

Explore incredible natural landscapes with a visit to La Vallée de Ferney, a forest and wildlife reserve situated in the Bambou Mountain range north of Mahébourg. A must-see site for Mauritian conservation, it comprises 200 hectares of native Mauritian forest and is home is both endemic plants and birds, including the kestrel bird.

With opportunities for hiking, both guided and self-guided, as well as 4×4 tours, you can reconnect with nature and appreciate an incredible variety of indigenous species, many of which are rare or threatened. Keep a look-out for the Pink Pigeon and the Mauritian Echo Parakeet as you wander through ebony wood, takamaka trees and bois clou. By visiting La Vallée de Ferney, you’re actively contributing to the maintenance and conservation of this special region.

Finish your time here with a meal at Ferney Falaise Rouge Restaurant, which has incredible views over the ocean. On the menu, you’ll find delicious dishes using seasonal fruit and vegetables, supporting the local suppliers and growers on the island.

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