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Rivulet Terre Rouge Estuary Bird Sanctuary

#22 of 33 things to do in Port Louis Features Animals
Port Louis, Mauritius
(230) 217 2886/7
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best view

best bird sanctuary in Mauritius. Good place to watch migratory and local birds, good photographic... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
sunseb
,
Kochi (Cochin), India
A transit place for birds from afar

The rivulet is a resting place for traveller birds which have to fly over 1000 km from the nearest... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Ramesh B
,
Mauritius
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good34%
  • Average33%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
31 Dec 2016
“A transit place for birds from afar”
25 Feb 2017
“best view”
LOCATION
Port Louis, Mauritius
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(230) 217 2886/7
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

best bird sanctuary in Mauritius. Good place to watch migratory and local birds, good photographic spot.

Thank sunseb
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The rivulet is a resting place for traveller birds which have to fly over 1000 km from the nearest large land mass. They come seasonally and it is possible to see them in a natural habitat.

Thank Ramesh B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I was there at the wrong season but it's certainly an important bird area and I'm glad it's there. There's a telescope area in the building's upper floor, and a hide out on the river mouth.

1  Thank Joan F
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The sanctuary is on the west side of the island. If you go there during the winter you can observe different migratory birds. There is a wooden lookout which makes it easy to take photos and not to be bothered by the sun. Make sure...More

2  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I don't understand the poor reviews from others on this site. It is easy to find, with big brown signs as you drive through Port Louis. The reserve itself is small compared to British/western standards, with just a single hide but the warden on site...More

5  Thank Talking_Pond
Reviewed 21 February 2013

nothing much here to see or do....the staff is helpful....you can see few birds with binoculars....location / access is bit difficult and not worth the effort....

5  Thank vinumandy
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