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Interactive travel
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Step in the authenticity of Rodrigues locals and discover the picturesque island, to the benefit of the local population.
Exchanges, responsibilities, solidarity and culture, those are the words that best define collaborative tourism, which is the bridge between global backpackers and the daily life of Rodrigues locals taking part into our guided tour.

Themed excursions
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Enjoy Rodrigues through a selection of original and interactive tours.
Live and experience both local traditions and lifestyles by becoming the actors of your discovery day.

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For a collaborative stay
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By putting a plant in soil. By choosing to allow resource distributions among small and talented actors of local life.
By inserting your guided activity into the human development of the visited country, while enjoying the inhabitants authenticity, nature, sensations, history, culture, food, sports, music, dance, and more.

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Themed excursions

ORIGINEsouris affiche Origine
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Relive history, discover geology and experience life on the island

  • Tour of Port Mathurin, past and today, from the colony era to the present day
  • At Pointe Canon, the military history of the island
  • On the roof of Rodrigues, at Mont Limon, a panoramic view of 240°
  • Put a plant in soil
  • Visit a traditional house
  • Discover its history to fully experience St. Gabriel Cathedral’s tour
  • Then, through Pajérôme water, discover the history of water
  • Relax while relishing a good hearty meal*
  • In Caverne Patate, step by step between stalactites and stalagmites
  • Discover the coral quarry as well as the field of calcarenites
  • Mont Pistache and its stratum

More details...icone info *You have the choice between chicken, fish or vegetarian food
Tours including panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.
Trip: comfortable
Comments: French/English
You'll receive an email with further information and advice upon booking


08:30 – 15:30
Monday & Thursday
Adult fee/person : Rs 1,980/euros 54
Minimum 2 participants (adults)
Child fee (less than 10 y/o) : Rs 1000/euros 27
Lower prices for groups of 3+ adults

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UNIVERSsourisAffiche Activité loisirs
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An immersion in Rodrigues 'inhabitants' universe

  • Experience the daily work of an octopus fisherman**
  • Explore the village of Rivière Coco
  • The accordion, its singular tune and its history
  • Learn how to bake a pie
  • Put a plant in soil
  • Savor your hearty meal*
  • You will learn about the story of the séga-tambour, you will listen to its music and then you will dance.
  • Learn how to craft a hat, basket, net or a fish trap
  • Visit a traditional house

More details...icone info *You have the choice between chicken, fish or vegetarian food
**Subject to appropriate tides
Tours including panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.
Trip: comfortable
Comments: French/English
You'll receive an email with further information and advice upon booking


08:30 – 15:30
Tuesday & Friday
Adult fee/person : Rs 2,200/euros 59
Minimum 2 participants (adults)
Child fee (less than 10 y/o) : Rs 1000/euros 27
Lower prices for groups of 3+ adults

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The price of the excursions includes the transfer to and from the accommodation, a Rodrigues Friendly guide who comments the tour, lunch (you have the choice between chicken, fish and vegetarian food), the payment of all suppliers and the entrance tickets to the Cavern Patate or the Réserve François Leguat.

Tours include panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.

Comments: French/English.

You will receive an email with further information and advice upon booking.

COMBI TOURsourisAffiche Activité loisirs
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A combination of Origine and Univers + complete tour of the Réserve François Leguat

  • Discover its history to fully experience St. Gabriel Cathedral’s tour
  • The complete visit of the Réserve François Leguat
  • Mont Pistache and its stratum
  • Drive along the Northern coast to the small capital
  • Tour of Port Mathurin, past and today, from the colony era to the present day
  • Relax while relishing a good hearty meal at the Deux Frères
  • At Pointe Canon, the military history of the island
  • Learn how to bake a pie
  • You will learn about the story of the séga-tambour, you will listen to its music and then you will dance

More details...icone info *You have the choice between chicken, fish or vegetarian food
Tours including panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.
Trip: comfortable
Comments: French/English
You'll receive an email with further information and advice upon booking


08:30 – 15:30
Wednesday
Adulte fee / person : Rs 2,280 / 62 euros
Minimum 2 participants (adults)
Child fee (less than 10 y/o) : Rs 1000/euros 27
Lower prices for groups of 3+ adults

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SAMEDI DAN RODRIGsourisAffiche Activité loisirs
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Highlights + complete tour of the Réserve François Leguat

  • Tour of Port Mathurin, past and today, from the colony era to the present day
  • Shopping in Port Mathurin market and in the small shops around
  • Drive along the Northern coast to the small capital
  • The complete visit of the Réserve François Leguat
  • Relax while relishing a good hearty meal at John Resto
  • At L’Union, the slave memorial reveals…
  • Discover its history to fully experience St. Gabriel Cathedral’s tour
  • You will learn about the story of the séga-tambour, you will listen to its music and then you will dance
  • Learn how to craft a hat, basket, net or a fish trap

More details...icone info *You have the choice between chicken, fish or vegetarian food
Tours including panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.
Trip: comfortable
Comments: French/English
You'll receive an email with further information and advice upon booking


08:30 – 15:30
Saturday
Adulte fee / person : Rs 2,280 / 62 euros
Minimum 2 participants (adults)
Child fee (less than 10 y/o) : Rs 1000/euros 27
Lower prices for groups of 3+ adults

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The price of the excursions includes the transfer to and from the accommodation, a Rodrigues Friendly guide who comments the tour, lunch (you have the choice between chicken, fish and vegetarian food), the payment of all suppliers and the entrance tickets to the Cavern Patate or the Réserve François Leguat.

Tours include panoramic viewpoints and photo stops.

Comments: French/English.

You will receive an email with further information and advice upon booking.

Customized tours/day-tour(s)

Land excursions can be combined with sea activities depending on what you like-proposals and prices on demand for :

  • Solo travellers, couples, families and groups of friends
  • Student groups
  • Senior travel groups
  • Associations
  • Entreprises

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Sea-hike (in the lagoon)

A 1:30 hike followed by a snorkeling session in the natural aquarium of Rivière Banane and a boat ride until Port-Mathurin
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Everyday
Departure time depends on the tide
Meeting point : Roche Bon Dieu
Ending point : Port Mathurin
Duration : 1/2 day
Fee/person : Rs 1200/32 euros (minimum 2 persons)
Lower prices for groups of 3+ adults
Masks et tubas available


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EXPERIENCE TO ENJOY

Accompany Virginie, the octopus fisherwoman

During the octopus fishing period
Departure time depends on the tide
Meeting point : Caverne Provert
Duration : 2 hrs
Fee/person : Rs 250/7 euros
Minimum 2 participants as from 9 years old
Bring your sneakers or boots


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BALADE ZEN

Exploring the South-East part of the island, from Montagne Chérie to Saint-François, through Graviers and Trou-d'Argent.

7 kms - 1/2 day
Adult fee/person : Rs 600/16 euros
Child fee (less than 10 y/o) : Rs 360/10 euros
Minimum 2 adults
Lower prices for groups of 6+ adults
Recommended from 7 years
Difficulty level : accessible path with slopes
Meeting point : Montagne Chérie 8h30
Ending point : St. François


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The sea trips

Swimming and snorkeling at Rivière Banane natural aquarium

Everyday
Departure time depends on the tide
Two-way trip : Port Mathurin/Rivière Banane (lagoon only)
Duration : 3 hrs
Fee/person : Rs 750/20 euros (minimum 2 participants)
Masks and tubas available
Lower prices for groups of 3+ persons

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Traditional fishing in the northern lagoon

Trolling and cashing fishing

Everyday
Departure time depends on the tide
Meeting point : Port Mathurin
Duration : 3 hrs
Fee/boat : Rs 2700/73 euros (1-4 persons)
Material provided
Can do snorkeling during the casting fishing

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Activities agenda

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With our business partners, we organise a tailored stay for our clients :
  • Lodging
  • Airport transfers
  • Rental of 2-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles
  • Sea trips and lunch on islands
  • Camping on an island
  • Walking tours on marked trails
  • Introduction to Kitesurf
  • Fishing in the lagoon
  • Big-game fishing
  • Cultural evenings
  • Scuba diving
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The reservations can also be made via your travel agency.

Petit Futé

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Tourism Authority hotline. (230) 832 0866


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