Discover the Colonial House and the gardens of the Domaine des Aubinaux!
Built in 1872 and nowadays transformed into a museum about Mauritian tea, a visit to La Domaine des Aubineaux is an emblematic excursion of Mauritius which awaits you. Embark on a journey that will take you back in time to the early days of the island and its rich colonial history. Nowadays the tea represents a big part of the Mauritian economy; a product that will be told everything about by an experienced and friendly guide with whom you will discover its importance, its history, its different varieties and utilities and the role the tea played in the development of the island.
|Operating hours||09.00 – 17.00|
|Operating days||All days|
|Transportation||Offered as supplement|
|Remark||Infants and children younger than 5 have free entrance|
In addition, you will feel as having travelled back to the seventeenth century through the large collection of photos of colonial houses, built during the rule of the East Indian Company, that were demolished later on in history. The estate does not only include beautiful tea fields but also a large garden where you can walk and discover many species of endemic plants, and another Camphor garden near the House of Essences. You will end your tour with a visit to the tea room, enjoying the buffet and tasting a selection of tea flavors selected especially for you. The visit of the Domaine des Aubinaux takes about 1 hour, followed by a free tasting at the end.
- The Estate is open from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 to 17:00
- Admission is free for infants and children aged under 5.