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Memorable Visit and Tour

Caught local bus no 62 which stops near entrance, but plenty of parking available. Did first tour... read more

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JPSLittleAston
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
just great

nature park is great place to visit and watch some tipical vegetation, specialy double big coconuts... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Iztok M
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Ribnica, Slovenia
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Reviewed today

Caught local bus no 62 which stops near entrance, but plenty of parking available. Did first tour of day which was free of charge (approx 9.30am) with guide called Clifford. He was both entertaining and informative. You are taken through the estate in stages, seeing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

nature park is great place to visit and watch some tipical vegetation, specialy double big coconuts which grove only on Seyxhelles

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Iztok M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fond Ferdinand is not as famous as Vallee' de Mai but it is a wonderful location to visit. Coco de Mer, nature and a magnificent view of the island from the hill. Worth to visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lauramazzei
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Fond Ferdinand this time as we went to the Vallee de Mai on our last visit to the Seychelles. It was easy to find. We opted for the 9.30am tour and whilst there were quite a few in our group, it was manageable....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hannie303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit Fond Ferdinand instead of Vallée de Mai. The guided tour was interesting and the view in the end was amazing. Worth the 680 stairs :) The entrance fee seemed to be fair as the guided tour was already included. The parc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ina_Swiss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading that Vallée de Mai is always crowded, we decided to go to Fond Ferdinand instead. There are 4 guided tours per day, we opted for the early 9am tour. Good guide with information mainly about coco de mer and other plants... All in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christiankueiw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Fond Ferdinand after reading reviews and comparisons to Vallee de Mai. We were very happy with our decision. The hike is lovely though it does include many steps in the heat. We had the famous Julia nearly to ourselves - one other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank krushington
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Praslin has Vallée de Mai and Fond Ferdinand as nature resorts. We went to both and both were definitely worth the visit. Fond Ferdinand is much cheaper and the visits include a guide. We had a very good guide Julia, who took her time to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank nickd445
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Our guide Julia was very informative and showed us the Coco de mer in a different light,funny entertaining and enjoyable way. The views are superb and it is worth the trek.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stablesPaisley
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Advised by our local host we went here to see the famous Coco de Mer - 10 Euros pp with INCLUDED guide is more than double cheaper for same thing and even better views, including the La Digue ones. The only odd thing I'd advise...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michael B
13 October 2017|
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Response from packyderm | Reviewed this property |
Hi we just turned up. Got feeling guides were called in as required. Not a long wait to start tour and there were just 4 of us so not waiting for a large group. Suspect any wait would be too pace tours. Buy tickets on site... More
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Iria F
6 September 2017|
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There is a ticket booth right at the entrance. I don't think you can pre-book via a website. Just be aware that the last guided tour leaves around 12.45/1 pm.
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trini196
26 November 2016|
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Response from Eva-Maria Z | Reviewed this property |
It is not difficult as there are steps everywhere. And you walk very slowly with many stops as the guide is explaining a lot along the way. There is nothing difficult or dangerous about it. So don't worry and enjoy!
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