Visit & Tour To Domaine Des Aubineaux
|Operating Hours||09:00 - 17:00|
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
|Comment||Babies and Toddlers below 5 years old, enter free.|
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 on 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.
Your Visit & Tour of Domaine Des Aubineaux includes:
- Entrance fee
- A guide to walk you around
- Visit to the colonial house built in 1872
- Access the garden Le Parc Floral du Domaine des Aubineaux
- Visit of La Maison des Essences - oil distillation plant
- Optional: Lunch (charges apply)
Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.
You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:
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.
Forest Side, Central Region
|Duration:||The visit to the Domaine des Aubineaux takes approximately 1 hour|
|Operating Days:||Monday to Sunday|
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.
- Suitable footwear
- Mosquito repellent
As part of the optional lunch, you get to enjoy the following:
|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|
|Price per Adult (Visit + Lunch) :||36 Euros|
|Price per Child (ages 5-12) (Visit + Lunch) :||18 Euros|