Labourdonnais Visit, Express Train & Tasting
The Domaine de Labourdonnais is an estate of 540 hectares from the 17th century. Find yourself surrounded by its beautiful orchards and wander the path of Christian Wiehe, who built the Château de Labourdonnais between 1856 and 1859.
This grand mansion was restored between 2006 & 2010 and converted into a museum that invites you to discover the 19th-century Mauritian lifestyle as well as its history.
Jump aboard the Labourdonnais Express and discover the Estate. The Express offers a 45-minute guided tour of the estate’s gardens and orchards. Spread over 45 hectares the orchards date back from 1975 and now produces up to 500 tons of fruit per year from as much as fifteen different varieties of tropical fruits, such as passion fruits, guavas, papayas, clementines, or mangoes.
The visit concludes with a fruit paste and juice tasting session. You will taste the delicious fruit paste made from the fruits grown in the orchard as well as the Mauritian rum made here at Labourdonnais. Taste the original rum and indulge in the fusion range of flavoured rums such as coffee-orange or lemongrass.
Wander the path of Christian Wiehe, who built the Château de Labourdonnais between 1856 and 1859. Discover the nineteenth-century Mauritian lifestyle as well as its history during your museum's visit and enjoy a 45 minutes guided train ride across the Estate, the fruit orchards and the plant nursery. Tasting of fruit jellies and rum, all locally produced at Domaine de Labourdonnais.
- Price description and maximum participants:
Adult 14 Euro per. person.
Child 9,5 Euro per. person. (4-12 years)
Disabled 5 euro per. person.
Maximum. 15 participants.
- Included in the price:
Entrace to The Domaine de Labourdonnais, museum visit, guided train trip, tasting of local rum.
- Opening days for activity:
Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
- Start time, end time and duration:
09.00am to 12.00pm. Approx 3 hours.
- Location and/or meeting point/finishing point:
Mapou, North. Meeting at The Domaine de Labourdonnais
- To bring:
Camera and water.
- Minimum age and/or requirements for kids:
All ages are welcome.
- Transport to location:
- Reservation policy:
Booking 12 hours in advance.
- Cancellation Policy:
No refunds on cancellation.