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Location South
Operating Days All Days
Duration 5 hrs
Activity Time 10:00 - 15:00
Transportation Offered as Supplement

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Overview & Highlights
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Full Day Quad Bike Discovery Tour in the South - Overview

There’s this thrill of riding a quad bike that undeniably gets your adrenaline levels all over the place. Imagine having that experience amidst a wild natural setting, you can be sure that along with the adrenaline, you will get some dopamine pumping through your veins!

Specially designed for thrill-seekers and nature lovers, this exciting quad biking trip takes you through the unspoiled southern region of Mauritius, helping you explore its hidden gems in a fun way.

Mauritius Attractions also offers you the chance to discover the endemic flora and fauna of the island on this package, as well as the exotic wildlife at the Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park. For lunch, you will head to the l’Exil lodges to enjoy a traditional local meal overlooking the Gris Gris cliffs.

A whole day of exciting fun in the wild with the opportunity to see amazing animals in a nature park.

As part of this activity you will:

  • Explore the south of Mauritius during thrilling quad bike trip
  • Discover the scenic views of the coast, its rich green forests as well as its waterfalls
  • Discover the jewels of southern coastline of Mauritius, including Gris Gris and 'La Roche qui pleure'
  • Observe giant tortoises and crocodiles at the nature reserve of La Vanille Nature Park
  • Enjoy a delicious Mauritian Lunch in a beautiful setting with incredible views

What's Included
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This Full Day Quad Biking Trip in the South of Mauritius includes:

  • Full day quad-biking activity on a single/double quad
  • Safety briefing and instructions and safety equipment provided
  • Scenic ride along the southern coasts, fields and forests
  • Visit to iconic sites such as La Roche qui Pleure and Rochester Falls
  • Visit to Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park - La Vanille Nature Park
  • Local Lunch (Menu changes daily)
  • Experienced guides by your side during the duration of the trip
  • Equipment provided: helmets, masks

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Union Ducray, Rivière des Anguilles, Southern coast

Start & End times:
Duration: The duration of the private tour is 5 hours
Activity Time: 10.00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M
Operational Days: Everyday

 


Day Itinerary
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  • Savanne River
  • Gris-Gris Cliffs
  • La Roche qui Pleure (The Crying Rock)
  • Terracine
  • Rochester Falls
  • Swimming Break
  • Union Forest
  • Visit to Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park - La Vanille Nature Park
  • Lunch
  • Back to Meeting Point
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Full Description
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About the Full Day Quad Bike Discovery Tour in the South

This package will enable you to discover the southern part of Mauritius while quad biking. Get ready to ride through and by the country’s best sightseeing spots in the south. You will be visiting many sites which make up the natural landscape of Mauritius while quad biking and then you will get to visit the crocodile park.

You will ride along the Savanne River, and discover key sites like the Gris Gris cliffs, La Roche qui Pleure and Terracine, that provide magnificent panoramic nature views. You will also have the chance of stopping at Rochester Falls, located in an isolated wild forested area. The breathtaking scenery, cascading waterfalls, pools of clear water, and luxuriant greeneries surrounding the region, make it a wonderful site for you to have a refreshing swim.

Encounter various species of animals, reptiles and plants set in a beautiful rain forested valley at the Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park and Nature Reserve - La Vanille Nature Park . The Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park and Nature Reserve is a reserve that shelters hundreds of Nile crocodiles and giant Aldabra tortoises along with monkeys, deer and other animals. The park also boasts of a rare collection of butterflies and other brightly coloured insects (about 23 000 species), which is one of the most fascinating collections in the world.

A Mauritian lunch will be served to keep your energy levels high as you dine with a fantastic view of the Gris Gris Volcanic cliffs. Located on the southern coastline, you will get a taste of the local cuisine whilst also admiring the scenic views.

Your trip will end back at the meeting point.

About the Quad Bikes

As part of this package, you will ride a 500cc Quad Bike.

For a 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.

  • Single Quad: Kymco MXU 500 OR
  • Double Quad: CF-Moto 450L or Kymco MXU 500
  • No. of Quads: 8 quads
  • Distance: 35 km
  • Maximum no. of participants: 16 (depending on availability)

About the Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park and Nature Reserve

The Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park is home to various species of animals, reptiles and plants. Set in a beautiful rainforested valley with natural freshwater springs, full of prawns and fish, the park covers an area of five hectares.

During your exploration of the maze-like jungle you will come across a variety of different compounds encompassing Nile crocodiles of different ages and sizes. If you are lucky enough to be there at the feeding time, you can see the large reptiles being fed from a rope or even get to feed the tortoises.

You can find most of the Mauritian mammals and reptiles including skinks, phelsumas (geckos), giant tortoises, turtles, bats, deer, mongooses, monkeys, pigs, as well as domestic livestock such as goats, fat-tailed sheep and donkeys. A must see in the park is a rare collection of butterflies and other brightly-colored insects (with about 23 000 species), which is one of the most fascinating in the world.


What to bring/wear:
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  • Sport Shoes

  • Spare clothes

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Mosquito repellent

  • Long trousers and long-sleeved tops


Food & Beverages
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A Mauritian lunch will be served at the Andrea Lodges- a cosy and rustic-styled sanctuary, designed to offer you the best of what nature has to offer. Located on the southern coastline, you will get a taste of the local cuisine whilst also admiring the scenic views.


Comments & Notes
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  • Required 48 hours in advance by phone and is subject to availability
  • This excursion/itinerary depends solely on climatic conditions. An alternate route or date will be proposed should the weather be unfavourable.
  • You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before your allocated start time. The start and finish times are fixed. The ride will still end at the allocated time, even if you arrived late.
  • If one or more members of the group are late, it will not be possible to incorporate them into the group after the briefing has started.
  • Proof of age will be requested if the instructor suspects that a participant is under age.

Quad Restrictions

Double Quad:

  • Children between ages of 12 - 16 years old can drive the double quad and must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children above the age of 6 can enjoy this activity alongside an adult on a double quad bike.

Single Quad:

  • Children as from 16 years old can drive the single quad upon their parent’s authorization

Minimum height: 1m50

Health and Safety Restrictions

  • The quad bike tour is strictly forbidden for pregnant women.
  • No one under, or suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, will be allowed to take part in the ride.
  • All participants will be required to sign a disclaimer form prior to the activity.

Prices
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Single Quad + Visit to Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park 140 Euros (1 Participant/ Quad)
Double Quad + Visit to Crocodile & Giant Tortoises Park 258 Euros (2 Participants/ Quad)

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98% Level of Satisfaction Based on 1 review

| reviewed by Abigail Hamid – United Kingdom | September 30, 2019
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Wonderful guide, truly made this the best experience ! Welcoming and extremely friendly


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