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L'Aventure du Sucre

Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
+230 243 7900
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At the doorstep of the historical village of Pamplemousses, within the Beau Plan estate, an old sugar factory houses a cultural, recreational and gourmet experience; it recalls the adventure of sugar which has left a profound impression on the history and identity of Mauritius. L'Aventure du Sucre invites you to a superb and interactive tour along the pathways of history and into the heart of Mauritius and its cultures. You will explore the memories of an era that will never stop travelling your mind. Each episode, each anecdote unveils the magic world of sugar. The tour is at the same time amazing, mesmerizing and enriching. L'Aventure du Sucre keeps the best to last : the tasting of the best of the Mauritian sugar industry, 12 unrefined natural sugars kept for export and having their own colour, texture and taste. You will also taste 9 New Grove rums which is the outcome of a meticulous manufacturing process. A shaded and charming restaurant greets the visitor with a sophisticated cuisine that brings together the savours of the island. These gourmet temptations are followed by a succession of homemade desserts made with natural sugars sists of an eco-museum, a boutique and a restaurant. Opening hours : 9am - 5pm.Seven days a week except on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 and 2 January.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
+230 243 7900
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ended up there by accident, were looking for a restaurant. The restaurant attched to this museum is not so cosy, want to make a very chique impression but the dinner room looks more like a school cafeteria. Anyway visited the museum, expensive entrance fee, not...More

Thank LesQuesnes
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must place to visit. It has a great setting (being a disused factory with all the original equipment and machinery) , with large gardens , a wonderful restaurant, snack area and shops for souvenir and rum / sugar tasting. However, it has...More

Thank sierrab
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to visit when you are in Mauritius. Not only do you learn about the sugar industry (and rum making) but also get a quick and very interesting overview of the history of Mauritius. We had a very interesting and knowledgeable guide - Devina,...More

Thank Jen D
290668, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much Jen for your very post. Devina is delighted by your kind words. Thanks again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic tour led by a very knowledgeable guide- Anastabella. We learnt a lot about Mauritian history. Extremely well set up facility.

Thank AliBibby2
290668, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your kind post on behalf of Anastabella and the whole team of L'Aventure du Sucre.

Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to find out a lot about Mauritius history also, not only about the sugar. It is interesting, there are a lot of new things to discover, but the minus i think that there is too much too read. It would be interesting if...More

Thank CrazySnailTraveller
290668, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your review. Visitors can discover the site on their own or take a guided tour at 10.30am and 14pm with no extra charge. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun way to discover the proces of rum and get introduced to the history of Mauritius. You can read all the details on information boards and see the machines up close. It is a lot of texts to read, so after your...More

Thank EgyptAndSummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

You may want to allocate a minimum of two hours for this experience, more if you really want to understand the history of the island, and the history of sugar. There is plenty of text and short films in the museum The end was obviously...More

Thank grace_den_dulk
290668, Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. Your support is very important to us. Your testimony encourages us to keep on sharing our Mauritian heritage closely related to the sugar cane. Many thanks again on behalf of the entire team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone else said - information overload and far too detailed (even for history buffs). This is a text-heavy tour of the sugar-making journey, with hundreds of individual placards telling the story. The tour goes very, very deep into every element of sugar-making history, with...More

Thank wiseman01
290668, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Indeed our heritage site is very complete and there are a lots of information to read (texts) and to watch (visuals, photos, videos, animated equipment, giant machines...). This place is not a museum, it is an interpretation center, meaning you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to understand the history and the culture of Mauritius as well as the sugar story, then I would strongly recommend this museum. It is fascinating.

Thank Sarah B
290668, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much Sarah for your very kind words on behalf of the whole team. We do appreciate. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the few places that puts some context behind the journey to Mauritius' success today. With my Mauritian roots, this place always fascinates me and enables me to empathise with my ancestors that were indentured labourers, showing how the cultivation of sugar...More

Thank Rakeshtak
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Emily G
17 June 2016|
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Response from meg895 | Reviewed this property |
The bus doesn't go directly to the entrance. You'd need to take a bus to the Pamplemousses roundabout and walk to it from there. That would take no more than 10 minutes.
22 September 2015|
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Response from steven_carpenter | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hotel. Regarding taxis it should not cost more Than 2000rs which is the max price to where I live the furthest distance grand gaube. Negotiate.