Northern Reef attractions

Wildlife Reserve in Ifaty & Mangily

Reniala Nature Reserve

This is a 60-hectare spiny forest full of baobab trees and some birds. There are two circuits, one of 45 minutes to an hour and the other of 1½ to two hours. If you have been to the Arboretum in Tuléar, which is bet…
Nature Reserve in Northern Reef

Mangrove Information Center

On the left, 15km north of Tuléar, you’ll come upon a sign for the Mangrove Information Center a 200-hectare wetland complex created by HONKO, a Belgian NGO. The main attraction is a 1.5km wooden boardwalk. It’s a n…
Wildlife Reserve in Ifaty & Mangily

Village des Tortues

Near Reniala, this 70,000-sq-metre park protects over 1000 radiated and spider tortoises. A guided tour of the grounds in English tells you the full story of these endangered animals and how they are being conserved…