Eco-tourists will delight in a visit to Madagascar. In addition to Tulear and Nosy Be, Port d’Ehoala at Fort Dauphin is located on one of the island’s most beautiful stretches of coast. MSC passengers can explore the colonial town of Fort Dauphin, the gateway to a whole host of great excursions and activities. Locally known as the ‘place of dreams’ this lush setting, with its clear waters and green mountains will hold particular appeal for nature lovers. Excursion packages include day trips to the Saiadi Botanic Garden, home to native flora and fauna such as orchids, crocodiles, birds and butterflies.
Just 40km away is the renowned Berenty Reserve, the ideal place to spot different types of lemurs. The Andohahela National Reserve is another popular destination, a lush paradise of baobab, pachymodiums and palm trees. Finally, stop in Fort Dauphin for incredible seafood cuisine, especially lobster.