Yemaya Adventures – Macchabee Forest
Biking | Land Activities

This mountain bike trail is ideal to spend a nice time in the open air. The trip starts at the coast of Roches Noires and continues between the bush forests before reaching an old railway where you will visit the lava caves. The ride will then bring you to the refreshing forest of the Bras d’Eau National Park. During your bike trail, if you are lucky, you will see a rare endemic bird, the Paradise Fly Catcher. You will also discover the ruins of an old sugar mill factory.

Activity time and days

Any day depending on availability and weather conditions
Between 9 am to noon


Approximately between 3.30 to 4 hours
Distance: 7.2 km

Visiting Places
  • Bras d’Eau and its surroundings


  • Spare tubes and pumps
  • Helmets and professional lycra gloves
  • 1 pair of spare pedals available
  • Water bottles
  • Not suitable for physically challenged persons
  • Minimum Age 12 years old
Don’t forget to bring
  • Sport shoes or mountain bike shoes with your clip pedals
  • Rain jacket
  • Sun cream
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Mosquito repellent
Transfer option

Private transfers only

Good to know

Bras d’Eau has an important population of mangroves, endemic plants and features some species of migratory birds. The park is perfect for hiking and bird watching.


The Bras d’Eau National Park was decreed as the second terrestrial national park of Mauritius in 2011. The park covers an area of 497.2 ha and is mainly filled with plantations of Mahogany, Araucaria, Tecoma and Eucalyptus. The village bears its name from the outline mass of water protruding in the land in the shape of an arm between Pointe Radeau and Belcourt Bay.

Cancellation policy
  • No Show: confirmed clients do not show up for departure: 100% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation 24 hrs. before departure :100% cancellation fee
  • Cancellation 48 hrs. before departure:50% cancellation fee
  • Weather conditions not suitable to clients: 100% cancellation fee
  • Bad weather -cancellation before departure: Full refund
  • Bad weather -cancellation during excursion: Partial refund
  • Transfers are at extra supplement subject to the type of vehicle booked or the car rental option booked
  • Private Transfer – Available every day (no minimum number of guests required)
  • Activity is subject to weather conditions. The activity can be canceled due to sudden weather changes

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