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Location South East
Operating Hours 09:30 - 15:30
Operating Days All Days
Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Note: Please note that this is not a guided tour. A compulsory Guide is provided free of charge for a minimum of 10 persons.
from 15$

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About the Visit of Vallée de Ferney

The Vallée de Ferney, a forest and wildlife reserve, is an excellent spot to discover the flora and fauna of Mauritius and enjoy quality time by yourself or with your friends and family in a highly serene setting.

The 200-hectare nature sanctuary is located in the north of Mahébourg in Grand Port District. Discover the Vallée de Ferney at your ease by following the guidelines through a 3km track that winds through the native forest.

Visit of Vallée de Ferney

The hike will give you the opportunity to admire indigenous plant species like Ebony trees, Coffea Mauritania, Takamakas, Eugenia Bojeria, Araucarias and other species such as the Ravenala, commonly known as the Traveller’s Tree. As you make your way through the endemic forest, you might also come across the Mauritius Kestrel, the only bird of prey on the island, as well as the Mauritian Flying Fox, a megabat.

The Valleé de Ferney is must-see conservation site for Mauritian biodiversity. Along with discovering the unique natural habitats and ecosystems of Mauritius, you will also be able to admire picturesque surrounding views; making this hike an ideal excursion for wildlife-lovers and nature lovers.

About Vallée de Ferney

Visit of Vallée de Ferney

Vallée de Ferney is mostly composed of partially rehabilitated rainforests, with a large number of plant species, most of which are endangered or vulnerable. It is also the natural habitat of the rare Mauritius Kestrel and other endangered species.

As one of the last nature refuges on the island, La Vallée de Ferney was opened to the public to provide an exclusive experience of the indigenous biodiversity of Mauritius. Hiking circuits run through the indigenous forests of the valley and guided tours are conducted for groups of 10 people.


  • Region: South East
  • Note: Please note that this is not a guided tour. A compulsory Guide is provided free of charge for a minimum of 10 persons.
  • What to bring: It is recommended to bring water, sports shoes, sun cream, cap and mosquito repellent, spare set of clothes, and camera.


  • Price per Adult: 13 Euros
  • Price per Child (3 - 10 years): 7 Euros
  • Price per Child (0 - 2 years): Free

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