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Natural reserve of Marais d'Orx

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1005 Route du Marais, 40530 Labenne, France
+33 5 59 45 42 46
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Beautifully conceived nature reserve

Birds, amphibians, insects, aquatic life...this generously-sized nature reserve offers some of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Lespreau
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Atlanta, Georgia
Surprisingly good fun

I took my two children (9&6) here to kill a couple of hours one morning and we absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
SeaDragon_Surf
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Adelaide, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1005 Route du Marais, 40530 Labenne, France
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+33 5 59 45 42 46
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Birds, amphibians, insects, aquatic life...this generously-sized nature reserve offers some of everything! A great way to spend the morning or the afternoon and sure to delight children and adults alike!More

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reservemaraisorx, Responsable relations publiques at Natural reserve of Marais d'Orx, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us an opinion. Thank you for your compliments, the team of the Nature Reserve Marais Orx is happy to know that you had a good time on our site. It's a pleasure to see you again....More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I took my two children (9&6) here to kill a couple of hours one morning and we absolutely loved it. The wetlands are alive with birds, reptiles and the occasional mammal, not to mention the amphibious inhabitants. One thing we particularly enjoyed was discovering the...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We loved it here. We went along the board walk and past a couple of the bird hides. We saw lots of insects, birds, turtles and even a mammal (not sure what!). Lots of benches for picnics and picnic tables next to the shop. Very...More

Thank bourneo
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Huge, 1000 hectare marsh with excellent access although one part is restricted to booked tours only. The highlight of our trip was a Western Green Lizard, so brightly coloured it could have walked off a Disney film set. We also saw a Glossy Ibis, Montague's...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

What a treat. Saw a multitude of birds including herons (2 species), spoonbills and ducks. Turtles sunning, as well as lizards. Surprised to spot a wild boar wading though the marsh to an island! Remember hat and drinks as little shade. No food outlet (but...More

Thank Malcolm G
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Just wonderful ! If you have an afternoon to spend...this is the ideal place to go with child or between friends if you love to see Nature...just walk...and see...there is a tour you can do (2 hours) that s just amazing !

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

I went for the birding and the landscape, and was very pleasantly surprised by the signage and explanations, the bird hides were integrated in the landscape and there were several whimsical details. The history of the marais was fascinating, dating back to Napoleon who desired...More

1  Thank travellingsloths
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