Ile Aux Aigrettes

Île aux Aigrettes is a pristine island sanctuary off the southeastern coast of Mauritius! This ecological jewel is a haven for biodiversity, offering visitors a unique opportunity to explore the island’s rich natural heritage.

As you step ashore, you’ll be greeted by the lush greenery of the island’s forest, which is teeming with rare plant species found nowhere else on Earth. Take a guided tour through the winding trails, where knowledgeable guides will introduce you to the fascinating flora and fauna that call Île aux Aigrettes home.

Keep your eyes peeled for the island’s namesake, the graceful and elusive white-tailed tropicbird, soaring overhead in search of prey. And don’t miss the chance to spot the colorful Aldabra giant tortoise, which roams freely among the island’s vegetation, a living relic of Mauritius’s prehistoric past.

But Île aux Aigrettes is more than just a nature reserve—it’s a living laboratory for conservation efforts aimed at preserving Mauritius’s unique biodiversity. Learn about the ongoing restoration projects and conservation initiatives taking place on the island, and discover how you can play a role in protecting this precious ecosystem for future generations to enjoy.