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Kélonia - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Pointe des Châteaux, 46 Rue Gral de Gaulle, Saint-Leu 97436, Réunion


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About Kélonia

Kélonia is a public aquarium located by the seaside on the west coast of Réunion, at the north exit of the town of Saint-Leu. It is also a research and treatment center for marine turtles.

Attractions Near Kélonia

Conservatoire botanique national de Mascarin

The Conservatoire Botanique National de Mascarin is a national conservatory and botanical garden. The conservatory's garden (3 hectares) contains about 4,000 plant species endemic to the Mascarene Islands.

Musée de Villèle
Musée de Villèle10.85km from Kélonia

The Historical Museum of Village is a museum of the history of the island of Réunion, Overseas department French in the Indian Ocean. Located in the heights of Saint-Paul in a place called Villèle.

Maïdo14.53km from Kélonia

Maïdo Located in the highlands above Saint Paul. Piton Maïdo is known for the outstanding views it offers over the cirque of Mafate and the west coast of Reunion.

Grand Bénare
Grand Bénare15.35km from Kélonia

At an elevation of 2898 mètres, Grand Bénare is Reunion's third highest peak. It is most often accessed by hike from the Maido in the heights of Saint Paul.

Trois Salazes
Trois Salazes17.59km from Kélonia

The Trois Salazes are a set of three rocky peaks forming a natural curiosity of the Piton des Neiges seen from the center of Cilaos on the island of Reunion.

Mafate19.06km from Kélonia

The Cirque de Mafate is a caldera on Réunion Island. The cirque is entirely enclosed by mountains, especially tall cliffs, save for the sole river exiting, the Rivière des Galets. The name "Mafate" comes from the Malagasy word "Mahafaty", which means lethal, an allusion to the difficulty of accessing the Cirque.

Where is Kélonia

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Reunion is a French overseas island located in the midst of the Indian Ocean, 700 kilometers east of the island of Madagascar, and 200 kilometers South-West of Mauritius. The island has been inhabited since the 16th century when people from France and Madagascar settled there.