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Location South
Minimum Age 5
Operating Hours 09:00 - 17:00
Operating Days All Days
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Activity Time Flexible
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Comment Duration: 1 hour or 2 hours. You can choose either a Single or Double Quad bike or Buggies. Min Age: 16 (Driver) / 12 (Quad Passenger) / 5 (Buggy Passenger)
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Quad Biking & Buggy Ride at Vallée des Couleurs - Overview

Enjoy a thrilling activity on four wheels riding your Quad bike or Buggy in a beautiful natural setting rich with waterfalls, rivers, forests and unique geological wonders.

The quad bike activity takes place in Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park, one the most stunning nature reserves in Mauritius located at the very south of the island. The unspoiled beauty of the nature park captures every heart and soul.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Enjoy an exciting ride in the nature reserve
  • Get the chance to spot friendly animals in their natural habitat
  • Spot Endemic trees like Ebony, Bois de Natte, Takamaka and other rare plants
  • Spectacular views of the waterfalls at viewpoints
  • Witness in person the World famous 23 Coloured Earth
  • Chance to enjoy a lunch in a wonderful nature setting

What's Included
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The quad biking or buggy ride at Vallée des Couleurs includes:

  • Entrance tickets to Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park
  • Opportunity to ride a quad/buggy in one of the most beautiful nature reserves
  • 1 hour / 2 hours on a single/double quad or a buggy
  • Quad bike/buggy driving training and test drive
  • Experienced guides by your side during the duration of the trip
  • Optional: 3-course Local or Grill Lunch

NOTE: The Quad Bike is done at Vallée des Couleurs; accordingly, we offer you to book the quad biking/buggy ride together with the entry tickets to the reserve.

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Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Vallée des Couleurs, South Region

Start & End times:
  This tour is offered every day
  The nature park is open every day, 365 days a year (including 25th December and 1st January).
Operating Hours : 09:00 - 17:00
Duration: The duration of the quad is either 1 hour or 2 hours
Minimum Age: 16 (Driver) | 12 (Quad Passenger) | 5 (Buggy Passenger)

 


Full Description
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Quad Biking & Buggy Ride at Vallée des Couleurs

Enjoy 1 hour or 2 hours quad biking (or buggy) adventure in one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Mauritius – La Vallée des Couleurs. More than just a quad bike/buggy ride, this is a nature discovery trip unveiling the true beauty of the south of Mauritius.

Setting off for a bit of quad biking/buggy ride at Vallée des Couleurs brings real pleasure to all your senses. You will be driving through muddy banks, crossing rivers and heading uphill, driving up and down steep (but safe) trails.

Joining this quad biking adventure, you can enjoy this amazing experience riding a single seat quad or on a double-seat quad sharing with your partner. You also have the choice of having a buggy vehicle which can accommodate a family of 2 adults and 1 child. Children aged 12 and above can enjoy this wonderful quad biking activity alongside an adult on a double quad bike.

The quad bike/buggy trip allows one to discover the magnificent landscapes of Vallée des Couleurs while observing the wild animals in their habitat. The excursion starts with an initial training on driving and manoeuvring the quad bike/buggy so you will be sure to ride with maximum confidence and ease. After a last check of the four-wheel vehicle, it takes a few minutes to initiate the quad bike.

The quad bike/buggy enters deep into the unspoilt wilderness of Vallée des Couleurs riding the trails into a ‘new world’ of adventure, ideal for nature and wildlife admirers! This excursion is not only exciting, but educational also as you will be informed on the habitat of the rare and endemic species such as the Bois de Natte, Takamaka and others.

The trip will take you on a unique journey with remarkable views of the entire nature park; its many canyons, hills and waterfalls while riding your quad bike/buggy. With some luck, you will also get to see the stags in their natural habitat on the hills.

After the amazing quad biking/buggy excursion, you will have some free time to explore La Vallée des Couleurs on its many unique nature spots or experience one of the other activities offered at the park.

Vehicle Capacity:

  • For the buggy: 2 Adults + 1 Child (aged 5-6 years old).
  • For the quad bike: 2 adults or 1 adult + 1 child (12 years old and above).

Additional Info - About the Quad Bikes

Quad Can-Am 500cc automatic

For a more thrilling, high-speed adventure, opt for the 500cc Quad Bike, which is perfect for more experienced riders. Equipped with automatic speed and power steering, this quad is ideal for muddy tracks, mountainous terrains and crossing rivers.

About Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park

Located in the South of Mauritius, La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park is one of the most famous and unique attractions of the island which fascinates Mauritians as well as foreigners.

Nature lovers are bound to love Vallée des Couleurs; it offers a unique experience with the indigenous fauna and flora alongside various fun activities and excursions, suitable for all ages. Visitors are treated with a range of natural landscapes, including plateaus, mountains, valleys, craters and crater-lakes.

The visit of Vallée des Couleurs begins with access to the park’s exhibition room. This provides an outline of the different places of interest which you will discover through your visit to this domain-park.

You will also enjoy the visit to the fern garden, without which, any visit of Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park would be incomplete. This is where you get to see the beauty of tree ferns, wild orchids or other native flowers like Trochetia (Boucle d’oreille/Earring) and Bouquet Banané (achna Mauriciana), which only bloom at the end of every year.

The unspoiled beauty of the land captures every heart and soul; some of the domain’s landmarks such as the remarkable 23 Coloured Earths has gained a reputation worldwide as a ‘must visit’ site in Mauritius. The park is also home to tortoises, monkeys, stags, fish and also birds such as Pink Pigeon, Paille en Queue, Cateau Vert, amongst others. Various endemic trees like Ebony, Bois de Natte, Takamaka and some other rare plants also contribute to the beauty of the nature park.

Additional packages offered at La Vallée des Couleurs Nature Park:


What to bring/wear:
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  • Proper protective clothing

  • Gloves

  • Eye protection

  • Appropriate footwear (preferably boots /closed shoes /hiking shoes)

  • Sun cream

  • Cap

  • Mosquito repellent

  • Camera


Food & Beverages
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Lunch Menu at Vallée des Couleurs

As part of this Quad Biking/buggy package, we offer you to enjoy a 3 course set lunch menu (Starter, Main Course, Side Dish, Dessert and a Drink) served at the park’s restaurant La Citronnelle. Nature lovers are bound to like the restaurant as it is literally found in nature's lap, offering a unique lunch experience in the midst of the indigenous fauna and flora of the park. Lunch Hours at La Citronnelle restaurant are 11:00 – 15:00.

At La Citronnelle, you have a choice between two menus for lunch– a traditional Mauritian set menu (Menu B) or an International BBQ grilled menu (Menu A). The restaurant also offers a special child-friendly menu and dishes, directly available on the spot.

The 2 proposed lunch menus to choose from:


Frequently Asked Questions
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Comments & Notes
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  • You have to be 16 years old and above to drive a quad and a height of at least 1m35.
  • Children aged 12 and above can enjoy this activity alongside an adult as a passenger on a double quad bike.
  • For the buggy, you need to be 16 years old and above to drive the buggy on your own.
  • An initiation circuit is compulsory for the guides to evaluate the driving capacity of each client before starting the activity.
  • Restriction: Pregnant women are not allowed to participate for security reasons

Prices
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Visit of Vallée des Couleurs (Entry tickets):  
Price per Adult (12 years old and above): 9 Euros
Price per Child (ages 6-11): 5 Euros
Price per Child (ages 1-5): Free of charge
1 Hour Quad Bike:  
Single Quad - 500cc – 1 Person /Quad: 65 Euros / Quad
Double Quad - 500cc – 2 Persons /Quad: 85 Euros / Quad
Supplement for Exclusive Quad Biking Trip: 125 Euros
2 Hours Quad Bike:  
Single Quad - 500cc – 1 Person /Quad : 85 Euros / Quad
Double Quad - 500cc – 2 Persons /Quad : 120 Euros / Quad
Supplement for Exclusive Quad Biking Trip: 160 Euros
Buggy:  
1 Hour Buggy ride – 2 Adults + 1 Child (aged 5-6 years old) / Buggy: 89 Euros / Buggy 
Supplement for Exclusive Buggy Trip:  120 Euros
Lunch:  
Price per Person: 18 Euros

 


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When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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95% Level of Satisfaction Based on 5 reviews

| reviewed by Waleed Halabi – Saudi Arabia | January 01, 2020
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| reviewed by Erez Shabirow – Israel | September 07, 2019
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| reviewed by Andrew Brow – | August 23, 2017
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