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At the doorstep of the historical village of Pamplemousses, within the Beau Plan estate, an old sugar factory houses a cultural, recreational and gourmet experience; it recalls the adventure of sugar which has left a profound impression on the history and identity of Mauritius. L'Aventure du Sucre invites you to a superb and interactive tour along the pathways of history and into the heart of Mauritius and its cultures. You will explore the memories of an era that will never stop travelling your mind. Each episode, each anecdote unveils the magic world of sugar. The tour is at the same time amazing, mesmerizing and enriching. L'Aventure du Sucre keeps the best to last : the tasting of the best of the Mauritian sugar industry, 12 unrefined natural sugars kept for export and having their own colour, texture and taste. You will also taste 9 New Grove rums which is the outcome of a meticulous manufacturing process. A shaded and charming restaurant greets the visitor with a sophisticated cuisine that brings together the savours of the island. These gourmet temptations are followed by a succession of homemade desserts made with natural sugars sists of an eco-museum, a boutique and a restaurant. Opening hours : 9am - 5pm.Seven days a week except on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 and 2 January.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited L'Adventure du Sucre some days ago with my friends. It is a place of real sugar treasure, the history is so well kept and shared. The visit led us to an era where sugarcane was the king of all in Mauritius. Really, our...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

we took a guided tour of 1h30 (since it was free and started when we arrived), and really enjoyed it ! not only the history of sugar cane but also of the island itself, very interesting! could easily spent 2h if you look at all...More

Thank 397lucasg
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre, Thank you for your kind comment and appreciation of the guided tour of the visit.We are pleased that you enjoyed both the visit and the sugar and rum tasting. Thank you again for your visit and look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent approx 1.5 hrs here, and were amazed at how much information there was on the history of Mauritius and the sugar cane industry. Lots of interactive features for the kids, lots of information for the adults. Go at your own pace- do not...More

Thank AusSandy
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre. Thank you very much for your warm comments and appreciation of the site with the kids. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tastings at the Boutik as well as the food and wine at our restaurant. Your kind recommendation...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

L'Aventure du Sucre, the Sugar Museum is very close to the Pamplemousse Botanical Gardens. Comprehensive information and sugar refining machinery detailing the history of the sugar industry on Mauritius. Best part is at the end when get to taste numerous different rums!More

Thank Ken18
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings from l'Aventure du Sucre! Thank you for your feedback and appreciation of your visit and the different tastings at the end of the visit. We are pleased that you enjoyed them. Looking forward to welcoming back during a next trip, Warm regards from our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good to visit it if you have children they will interest in it . The factory is nice place to see the journey of the natural sugar.

Thank Sundus A
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind feedback and are pleased that you enjoyed the visit of our site. Warm regards from our team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the factory but generally I didn’t enjoy and I advise everybody to go there to drink the tea in the restaurant out of the factory because they have amazing viewMore

Thank Abdullah A
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you for your feedback on your visit and regret that you have not been able to take advantage of the free guided visit which could have get you more acquainted with our cultural site and discover the homage paid to all these...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sugar is at the centre of Mauritius. This tour wasn't quite what I was expecting. However learning about Mauritius and its history was interesting. I'd recommend putting it on your places to visit list. It only takes 1-2 hours if you do the tour by...More

Thank Gemma B
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Violaine C, Responsable réception at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback of your visit. For your information, free guided visit of one hour is also available during weekdays (Mondays to Thursdays :10.30 a.m and 2.30 p.m) and Fridays (2.30 p.m). This is a good opportunity to discover the site through this spectacular...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We went on a guided tour and our guide was very earnest about giving us the low down on the history or Mauritius and sugar production. She was also patient because we had children on the tour who tended to get distracted. The tour felt...More

Thank KY T
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edwige g, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your comment. We take good note of your recommendations.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

There was a lot of very interesting information available and both children (7and10) were fascinated with the island history and the huge machinery. We went round in about 1.5hrs. The tasting was good as was the rum tasting. Only two notes; the children’s guide was...More

Thank mckmatt79fred
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edwige g, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Many thanks for your appreciation and for sharing your family experience. Indeed our new children’s guide was recently launched in French and will soon be available in English. Our range of rums contends only high-end products which are developed specially for L’Aventure du Sucre by...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This place has a sweet - HA! - little museum full of information that I have completely forgotten. The sugar tasting at the end is the real reason why you ought to come. There are like 30 different kinds of sugar to taste here, and...More

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edwige g, General Manager at L'Aventure du Sucre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hello, thank you for your appreciation of the site. We are pleased you also enjoyed the sugar. Next time do not miss the rum tasting! Warm regards from our team.

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Emily G
16 June 2016|
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Response from meg895 | Reviewed this property |
The bus doesn't go directly to the entrance. You'd need to take a bus to the Pamplemousses roundabout and walk to it from there. That would take no more than 10 minutes.
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marmitel0ver
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Response from steven_carpenter | Reviewed this property |
It is not a hotel. Regarding taxis it should not cost more Than 2000rs which is the max price to where I live the furthest distance grand gaube. Negotiate.
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