Île aux Cocos

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Ile aux Cocos, the largest and most interesting island in the Rodrigues lagoon, contains a wildlife reserve for endangered seabirds (visits can be organised through an agency or hotel). Walking through the coconut plantation you can see the last specimens of such rare species as the Mascarene paradise-flycatcher, the lesser noddy, the frigate bird, the booby, the sooty tern, the wedge-tailed shearwater and the brown noddy. The ocean floor is stunningly beautiful.

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Île Hermitage
Île Hermitage
According to popular legend, a treasure
30 minutes
Caverne Patate
Caverne Patate
A natural cleft provides access to the
60 minutes
Giant tortoise reserve
Giant tortoise reserve
The ecosystem on Rodrigues has suffered
240 minutes
See all