Colonial Era – Island Cove Mauritius
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Colonial Era

South Tours

Colonial Era


per person

This tour has been designed for history lovers! Let’s together travel back in time!

Your historic tour starts by a visit to our tourists’ most loved old ship models factory. There you will watch the art of miniaturization mastered by the experienced craftsmen in producing replicas of ships of the Mauritian colonisation period and those encountered in the Spice and Silk Routes. You will enjoy a nice presentation by the guide about the production process. Only the finest materials are used for the production of our ship models. Buy a replica to bring back home as a souvenir or gift and benefit from a tax refund at the airport and a certificate of authenticity! Our next stop will be at the typical colonial estate, Domaine des Aubineaux, which dates back from 1819. Enter this ancient estate colonial house of the French occupation which has been now transformed into a museum. At the Plantation House, you will get acquainted with the production of vanilla and anthurium flowers. You will be entitled to join a visit to the old sugar factory of the estate and St. Aubin Rum tasting at the end of your visit. You may wish to buy some rum and sugar at the estate souvenir shop. The next part of your excursion will be at the Tea Plantation House of Bois Chéri for lunch and tea tasting at the plantation’s chalet. After your lunch, you will be entitled to join a visit at the Bois Chéri Tea Factory and Museum. Enjoy your day!

After the purchase of your tour, you will receive the following details by E-mail and/or WhatsApp: The time planning for your journey, the name + contact of your driver and your vehicle’s details.

  • Location
  • Operating Days
    All Days
  • Duration
    9.00-16.00 (7 hours)
  • Included
    Private full-day (7 hours) chauffeur driven car with fuel and mileage included
    Access to: Old Ships Models’ Factory
  • Not Included
    Access to: Domaine des Aubineaux, Bois Chéri Tea Plantation
  • Comments
    You can buy your lunch and access tickets from us so that we can perform your booking in advance (We do not charge for booking fees)