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Location East
Minimum Age 12
Operating Hours 09:00 - 13:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration 4 hrs
Activity Time 09:00 - 13:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement
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Mauritius Mountain Biking Adventure

Looking for some adrenaline-packed adventures with breathtaking views of the nature in the freshest air!

Mauritius has much more to offer than just white sandy beaches and we are here to offer you to enjoy an adventurous biking experience, off its beaten track through the untouched forests and its mountainous trails.

Get ready to discover some thrilling biking experience; ranging from slides to twists and power brake stops. This is not just a ride on a bike in malaria-free areas with spectacular views but experiencing a kind of closeness with an untouched wildlife which you will never ever forget!

Mountain Biking Trip Options:

Mauritius Attractions offers you two adventurous Mountain Biking trips to discover some of the thrilling spots on the island and have unforgettable memories:

  • Biking at Bras D'Eau (Roche Noire)
  • Mountain Biking at Macchabee Forest (South West Region)

Biking at Bras D'Eau (Roche Noire)

Feel the breeze on your face as you experience an action-packed biking through the wild nature at Bras D'Eau- a great place nestled in the heart of the Eastern region of the Island!

This exciting 4 hours biking is run every day and can be enjoyed with your partner, friends and the family. It involves roughing up around 30Km through the wild nature at Bras D'Eau. All bikes will be provided with highest safety and the activity has an age limit of minimum 12 years old. The biking trail is suitable for all fitness level and requires no previous bike-ride experience as a professional guide will accompany you all way during the trips, assuring topmost safety!

As you arrive to the departure point, you will be warmly greeted by your guide of the day. Next, you will be taken to where your companion of the day – a bike- is waiting for you and set up your helmet. This is followed by a safety briefing, tips and basic riding lesson for the tour. Once you are well equipped...No losing any time! You will start your amazing adventure ride with a warm up session roughing up around 2km through the coastal road and then continue further passing along the public beach of Bras D'Eau to a National park in the same region. Of course, you will be accompanied all the way by your guide who will also stop on the way and will share exciting inside stories as well as facts about the surroundings, gradually rousing your inner nature wild side.

Once inside the park, you will get the opportunity to see unending landscapes of delicate trees, ruins and selection of birds such as sparrows, mynas, Mauritius fodys, canaries, white-tailed tropic bird as well as Paradise-flycatchers (endemic bird found only at Bras d’Eau). You are sure to be mesmerized by all the stunning sights!

This is not the end yet...Continue further through the exotic forest, leading across the old railway line to finally reach Roches Noires village where you get to explore a short lava tunnel with supplied lights in maximum safety. On the way, you will also get pass across an old lime kiln before you take a coastal road back o your departure point.

So don’t miss the chance of going for this adventurous biking throughout the nature and tracks at Bras D'Eau!

Comments

  • Location: East of Mauritius
  • Opening days: Monday-Sunday
  • Activity time: 09:00-13:00
  • Duration: 4 hours guided biking trip
  • Age Limit: Minimum 12 years old
  • Distance: Around 30 Km
  • Maximum capacity of participants per trip: 10 persons at a time (10 bikes).
  • Difficulty: Moderate – Hard
  • Pregnant woman: Not Recommended
  • Physically challenged person are not recommended

Mountain Biking at Macchabee Forest (South West Region)

Set aside the regular bike ride and go for something more thrilling- Mountain Biking at Macchabee Forest!

The Macchabee Forest is situated in the South West Region, offering visitors the amazing opportunity to explore what remains of the island's indigenous tropical forests. This mountainous area provides the bulk of the wild walks on the island. So, all those who want to get even more intimate with the nature in a more energetic and adrenaline-packed style, the Mountain Biking at Macchabee Forest is the ideal activity!

This 4 hours Mountain Biking involves roughing up around 30km of the South West Region including the protected area of Macchabee Forest Reserve. All mountain bikes will be provided to you with highest safety and this nature discovery trip can be enjoyed as from 16 years old. As the tracks are quite rough and mountainous, this adventurous bike ride requires biking experience and a good fitness level. And of course, you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable and expert guide who will stop on the way and share exciting stories as well as facts about the surroundings, gradually rousing your inner nature wild side.

Upon your arrival at your departure point- the town of Curepipe, you will meet your guide of the day who will brief you on the safety measures for a successful mountain biking and on the adventure that you will be having. For your safety, you will also be provided with helmets, spare tubes and pumps, professional lycra gloves and 1 pair of speed pedals- all for your comfort!

Once the briefing is done, put on your helmet and be ready to enjoy this exciting mountain biking! You will start your adventure on the road with a short warm up session, then cross over some single tracks to join a main road.

Moving forward, you will enter the forest trails and then onto Mare aux Vacoas lake. Here, if you crave for some more twists and turns, you will get the opportunity to take up some technical trails along Plaine Sophie and join the National Park along the Macchabee Ridge with some spectacular views. Treat yourself to a little brake and discover the national bird of Mauritius such as the echo parakeet, pink pigeon, kestrel and more which can be spotted here.

The trail continues further around the Mare Longue lake and down to the Tamarind Falls with glimpses onto the cascades. The path will provide a spell binding view to the nature lovers. Located amidst thick green bushes and trees, the snow-white waters flowing over the cascade make the entire scene really hypnotic.

As you reach near the end of your track, it is easier to handle the bike and this is where you would not want the adventure to stop! Turning back at this point for a glimpse of what you have just experience will be a sense of accomplishment, satisfaction and great pleasure! Finally, the tour takes its end back to the Bus Terminal.

This mountainous biking at Macchabee Forest is indeed a breathtaking experience in Mauritius enjoyed as individual or in group, giving you great pleasure to appreciate the exclusivity that prevails in the South West Region.

“Whether you are familiar with the Island's indigenous forests or you are seeing it all for the first time, it is definitely a worthwhile experience simply because you get to be closer to nature and truly in touch with the breathtaking environment and animals.”

Comments

  • Location: South West of Mauritius
  • Opening days: Monday-Sunday
  • Activity time: 09:00-13:00
  • Duration: 4 hours guided biking trip
  • Age limit: Minimum 16 years old
  • Distance: Around 30 Km
  • Maximum capacity of participants per trip: 10 persons at a time (10 bikes)
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Pregnant woman: Not recommended
  • Experience and fitness level: Average
  • Physically challenged persons and novices are not recommended.
  • Additional:

    If you are looking for some more twists and turns, upon request, the guide will be pleased to take you to some more technical trails along Plaine Sophie and join the National Park at Black River Gorges with some stunning views.

Important Info on the Mountain Biking Trips:

Included in the price:

  • 4 hours guided tour
  • Briefing session and orientation
  • Equipment available: helmets, spare tubes and pumps, professional lycra gloves and 1 pair of speed pedals
  • Water bottles, juice and light snack during the tour

Excluded in the price:Photo service- you have to bring your own camera to capture the spectacular views.

What to bring & wear:

  • Sports shoes or mountain-bike shoes with your clip pedals and socks are highly recommended
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Spare clothes
  • Sun block creams/lotions in case it is too sunny
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Rain jacket

About the guide and the spirit of the trip:

The Mountain Bike rides will be under the professional guidance of one of the top guides in Mauritius.

Each trip is carried out with a total respect towards nature and while making it a top priority to stress the importance of its preservation.

The trip will take you around some of the most beautiful places in Mauritius and you will get to learn more about the fauna and flora; making this a unique experience.

Price

  • Mountain Biking at Bras D'Eau – Price per Participant: 65 Euro
  • Mountain Biking at Macchabee Forest – Price per Participant: 79 Euro

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