Private tour

VIP treatment

Highlights:
• Private guide throughout your visit
• Private safari jeep
• Tailor-made tour to suit your wishes
• Optional: Flycatcher Forest 300 m raised walkway through an ancient ebony forest
• Optional: Raised walkway to the spectacular Sublime Point
• Optional: Museum about the island’s natural history

 

Do you want to hang out with just your friends, family or loved ones? If so, then we recommend our VIP treatment Private Tour of Ebony Forest. Life is busy, crazy, hectic and sometimes you just want to experience things at your own pace and without other people. Speak to us and we will plan your bespoke visit where you will have a private guide and chauffeur to help you discover the beauty and magic of Ebony Forest.

 

Decide whether you start or end your visit with a guided tour of our museum, experience just Sublime Point or both the Flycatcher Forest and Sublime Point with your private guide and safari jeep driver. Perhaps you want a short hike to stretch your legs. Our knowledgeable local guides will unearth the history of Mauritius both culturally and ecologically.

 

Speak to our staff for advice and recommendations to customize your most memorable experience for your time available. Of course, we recommend doing it all! The Flycatcher Forest for the unique raised walkway and majestic ebony forest and Sublime Point for those jaw-dropping views and more.

Overview

Highlights:
• Private guide throughout your visit
• Private safari jeep
• Tailor-made tour to suit your wishes
• Optional: Flycatcher Forest 300 m raised walkway through an ancient ebony forest
• Optional: Raised walkway to the spectacular Sublime Point
• Optional: Museum about the island’s natural history

 

Includes:
• Film in English (6 mins) or French (8 mins) about the island’s wildlife
• Option to further contribute to saving endangered species and carbon offsetting

 

Suitable for:
children and adults of all ages. As Ebony Forest is located on a mountain slope, access by push- or wheel-chair to the raised walkway and hiking trails is limited. The Shop, Restaurant, museum, ecology centre and toilets are accessible to wheel- and push- chair users. If you need assistance, please contact us for advice.

 

Group size:
minimum 2 adults – maximum 9 persons. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you are a larger group.

 

Difficulty level:
The Flycatcher raised walkway has 113 steps up and 142 down, which you will hardly notice on your guided tour. In some places, the Flycatcher raised walkway is more than 4m in height so if you suffer from vertigo, please inform our staff in advance.

 

Duration:
1 – 2 hours.

Distance:
0.5 km. This refers to the distance along the Flycatcher Forest raised walkway and Sublime Point walkway.

 

Booking:
we recommend booking, but will try to accommodate you if you have not booked.

 

What to bring:
your friends, family and camera.

 

Parking:
available. If you come by bicycle, let us know and we can find somewhere safe to store it

 

Food and drink:
you will be offered one drink (lemon grass juice, tamarind juice, soft drink) and a selection of vegetarian snacks (gateaux piments and vegetable samosas) at Sublime Point. Picnics are not allowed as we wish to limit the amount of rubbish generated. We have a Restaurant at the Visitor Centre and a snack at Sublime Point. As part of our commitment to the environment, we do not sell drinks in plastic bottles, but you can fill up your water bottle for free from our water fountain in our Shop.

 

Buying your ticket:
purchase your ticket either online to benefit from 10 % discount or when you visit.

 

Rates:
Adult
Rs1500
Child Rs350
Profit generated from ecotourism activities are reinvested into the conservation of the flora and fauna, which has been on-going since 2006.

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