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Location South West
Operating Hours 09:00 - 17:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration 1 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Babies and Toddlers below 5 years old, enter free.
Location
South West
Operating Hours
09:00 - 17:00
Operating Days
All Days
Duration
1 hrs
Activity Time
Flexible
Transportation
Offered as Supplement
Comment
Babies and Toddlers below 5 years old, enter free.

from 10€

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Overview & Highlights
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Visit & Tour of Domaine Des Aubineaux - Overview

The Domaine des Aubineaux is the first stop on the Mauritian Tea Route. Seize this unique chance to explore the “Domaine des Aubineaux” and its gardens, a colonial house built in 1872, which has been converted into a museum dedicated to the history of Mauritian Tea.

This visit and tour of one of the oldest tea estates of the island will take you back to the French occupation era. You will be strolling on the peaceful trails full of trees and visit an old French mansion where you will be transported to the past.

Highlights of this attraction:

  • First step to taking the Mauritian Tea Route
  • A museum dedicated to the history of Mauritian Tea
  • Learn about the importance of tea production in Mauritius
  • Discover the antique furniture dating back to 17th century
  • Get the chance to know the rich colonial history of Mauritius.
  • It is a trip that will take you back in time to the first days of Mauritius with its rich colonial history.

What's Included
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Your Visit & Tour of Domaine Des Aubineaux includes:

  • Entrance fee
  • A guide to walk you around
  • Visit to the colonial mansion-museum built in 1872
  • Access the Photo exhibition of the 19th and 20th Century
  • Access the garden Le Parc Floral des Aubineaux
  • Visit of La Maison des Essences - oil distillation plant
  • Tea tasting in Les Aubineaux Restaurant

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organise drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Forest Side, Central Region 

Start & End times:
Starting Time: 9:00
Ending Time: 17:00
Duration: The visit to the Domaine des Aubineaux takes approximately 1 hour
  The visit to the Domaine des Aubineaux is open from Monday to Saturday 

 


Full Description
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Visit & Tour of Domaine Des Aubineaux

Visit the Domaine Des Aubineaux for an immersion in the tea making facility of a gone century. This visit is ideal for tea lovers but also history lovers.

A guide will walk you around during your visit, and will guide you on the history, stories and tales of the “Domaine des Aubineaux” and of the importance of tea production in Mauritius.

It is a trip that will take you back in time to the first days of Mauritius with its rich colonial history.

You will discover, amongst others, antique furniture dating back to “Compagnie des Indes/East India Company” (17th century) and a great collection of photos of colonial houses which have been demolished. Also, you will find several displays explaining the important role that the tea industry played in the island throughout time.

While strolling in the “Camphor tree garden”, take a look at the diversity of exotic plants as well as of the trees of the endemic forest, and enjoy the beautiful sights of the tea plantation and of the breathtaking nature all around. You will also visit the old stable turned into a distillery, where the secrets of the distillation of essential oils will be revealed to you.


What to bring/wear
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  • Camera
  • Hats
  • Suitable footwear
  • Mosquito repellent

Comments & Notes
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  • Entrance is free for babies and toddlers below 5 years old

Prices
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Visit & Tour of Domaine Des Aubineaux  
Price per Adult: 10 Euros
Price per Child (ages 5-12): 5 Euros
Price per Baby (ages 0-4): Free of charge

 


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Booking Attributes

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When booking for a specific date, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for the activity, as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that best suits you, provided that you confirm the availability with one of Mauritius Attractions’ agents firsthand. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

OR

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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