HERITAGE NATURE RESERVE

(FORMER FREDERICA NATURE RESERVE)

You’ve probably heard about Bel Ombre for its beach but it is much more than just that! Think of untouched environment, with birds chirping in fresh unpolluted air, surrounded by lush greenery, majestic mountain views and hiding some magnificent waterfalls, how heavenly does that sound to you? Heritage Nature Reserve resembles a little Garden of Eden; something out of a fairy tale, somewhere where magic dust has been sprinkled all over! The reserve is protected under the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, which ensures that the reserve is promoted through concepts of sustainability and effectively managed to lessen visitors’ impacts on the environment. Several activities are proposed at the reserve; you’ll have the choice between quad biking, trekking, Segway tour as well as 4×4 discovery tour. Basically everything to do with nature!

Between the infinite blue of the Indian Ocean and the emerald green endemic forests of the South lies Heritage Nature Reserve: some 1,300 hectares of pristine vegetation and breathtaking views. Nestled in the Domaine de Bel Ombre, this reserve invites you to reconnect with nature while exploring the many treasures of the Mauritian biodiversity

The natural patrimony of the reserve, protected under the precious guidance of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation is pure magic. The exploration of the outdoors is a must during your stay at the Domaine.

The mountainous topography of Heritage Nature Reserve offers breath taking views, vast plains where stags parade majestically, impressive waterfalls and intact natural beauty. The scenery is overwhelming and can be discovered through several activities: quad biking, 4×4 discovery tour, trekking, kids tour and Segway.

4X4 EXCUSION – A BREATH OF FRESH AIR   

This tour will enable you to appreciate the diversity of the flora and fauna of Heritage Nature Reserve. With a stopover at a l’Example waterfall.

QUAD & BUGGY – THE SPIRIT OF ADVENTURE  

The quad excursion will enable you to discover the diversity of the flora and fauna of Heritage Nature Reserve. With stopover at a waterfall for a swim, the visit is a perfect introduction to natures, wonders.

KIDS DISCOVERY TOUR – LEARN AND OBSERVATION FOR THE YOUNGER ONE  

This excursion specially put together for our young adventurers consists of a drive through the sugarcane field and a fresh water fishing trip.

TREKKING EXPLORATION – NATURE IN YOUR OWN WAY  

The trekking excursion begins at the Old Chimney and will take you through the river reserve. You will walk along the banks of the latter up to a waterfall where you will have the possibility of diving in a nature rock pool.

SEGWAY RIDE – EXPLORATION MADE EASY  

Discover of the magnificent scenery of the Domaine with our Segway 45 minutes ride around the Domaine de Bel Ombre.

Itinerary of the Segway ride: welcome centre of Frederica, Heritage Golf Club, C Beach Club, Heritage le Telfair Golf and Spa Resort, Place du Moulin, Le Château de Bel Ombre, back to the welcome centre (optional Villas Valriche).

A few tips by Mauritius Explored:

  • We highly recommend a photo safari tour during golden hours – sunrise or sunset for magical clicks and memories!
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Fun activities & beautiful views

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