The number of visitors continues to grow in Mauritius every year. The reason is that the island has all the assets to be one of the best destinations in the world. Its flamboyant landscapes, mountains and natural parks offer exceptional courses for hikers and mountain bikers. Here are the best mountain bike trails in Mauritius, to discover during your stay in Mauritius.
Mountain bike route in Bras d’Eau
Bras d’Eau is home to an enchanting nature to discover on a 30 km course. This course is ideal for families, couples or friends. However, children under 12 years old cannot participate. The circuit adapts to all types of activities such as sports hiking and cycling. If you want to explore this magical place by bike, comfortable, safe and efficient mountain bikes are available on site. For your Mauritius holidays, discover Bras d’Eau on a guided tour. On your route, you will have the opportunity to discover several varieties of birds such as straw-tail or tersiphones. Continue the route through an old railway line in the middle of the exotic forest.
For your visit to Mauritius, make a real immersion in the heart of the island and discover the 7 magnificent waterfalls of Tamarin with a mountain bike. Take the time to finish the proposed route, and rent a villa in Mauritius to rest after each day of hiking. Through a guided tour, this beautiful hike takes you in the middle of nature. The falls of Tamarin are among the most beautiful hikes you can make in Mauritius. The diversity of the fauna and flora in this locality will dazzle you during the course. You will practice your favorite sport between a cliff and tropical forest, evolving in wild nature, full of palm trees, banana trees, and other exotic plants. One by one, you will see the imposing waterfalls of Tamarin. You can enjoy swimming in these natural pools.
Mountain bike trail in the Black River Gorges
The Black River Gorges National Park covers 6500 hectares of wilderness. It is an ideal place to visit by mountain bike, which will fill the big adventurers. Throughout your journey, you will often see wild pigs, but also beautiful birds such as green parakeets, pink pigeons, and kestrels. Once on the lake, you will have the opportunity to do a well-deserved refreshing swim. Regarding your accommodation, opt for a villa to rent Mauritius and stay the time it takes to discover the 6500 hectares mountain bike.
ATV trail in Morne Brabant
This site has been inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO. Le Morne Brabant dominates the lagoon from the top of its 556 m of attitude. It was once the refuge of the brown slaves, who were begging for freedom. Many protected natural species are visible throughout the course, including the straw-tail and the “earring” which is a Mauritian floral emblem. This basaltic massif gives a breathtaking view of the lagoon, thanks to its altitude of 556 m. The level of the course varies, on the first half it is moderate, but the second part is rather difficult. But once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view. Make a vacation rental Mauritius to discover this course in Morne Brabant, and live in comfort for the rest of your stay.
Piton of Petite rivière Noire
Make an ascent of the Piton of Petite rivière Noire during your stay in Mauritius. Take full advantage of nature and the dazzling landscapes that you will discover throughout the mountain bike route. You will be accompanied by the songs of the birds, which will encourage you if you feel the fatigue coming. The course presents no major difficulty, but you can still make some poses in the shade of foliage. Continuing the journey, you can see from afar some beautiful waterfalls and valleys. At the end of the tour, you will have an unparalleled view of the National Park and turquoise lagoons. This fabulous course can be proposed to you if you opt for a villa private service hotelier Mauritius for your stay on the island.
Maccabee Forest in the southwest region
In the southwestern part of the island, discover an ATV trail in the heart of the tropical rainforest. This mountainous region is an ideal place to be close to nature while practicing mountain biking. The trek will be on a 30 km course in the protected area of the Macchabee Forest Reserve. As for the equipment, a comfortable and high-performance mountain bike will be provided with safety accessories such as helmets, specific gloves, pumps, and spare tubes. The journey is quite difficult, and because of this, it is inaccessible to those less than 16 years old. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will let you take a few minutes of poses from time to time, given the difficulty of the course. This magnificent course is a must-see during your stay in Mauritius.
Mauritius is one of the most popular islands in the Indian Ocean, especially for hikers. Its endemic tropical forests offer several mountain bike trails, with varying levels of difficulty. You will also have the opportunity to ride a mountain bike, opting for a mountainous region like the Macchabee forest. At the end of the course, you will be rewarded with a magnificent view of a part of the island, and the turquoise lagoons. To discover all these courses, opt for holidays Mauritius private villa, and combine comfort and discovery on this magical island.
Do not hesitate to contact the concierge of Marguery Exclusive Villas for any activity booking.