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Descente VTT

Saint Gilles, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97400, Reunion Island
+262 692 21 11 11
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Megavalanche Le Maïdo

The guide was nice and knew definitely what he was doing, nurse and mechanic all in one. The... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Nadine G
via mobile
Great Fun with a great guide and good equipment

The organisation was great for the day (a ride down the mountain from the Les Trois Bassins (a... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Saint Gilles, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97400, Reunion Island
+262 692 21 11 11
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The guide was nice and knew definitely what he was doing, nurse and mechanic all in one. The booking and the gear were disappointing. As we aren't the tallest and small bikes and gear is sometimes hard to find, we went to see the shop...More

Thank Nadine G
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The organisation was great for the day (a ride down the mountain from the Les Trois Bassins (a wonderful viewpoint). We had a bike check (good full suspension gear) and a short briefing (in French and English) on safety and braking (especially for those less...More

Thank DiverHP
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The best downhill I've never done. Differents types of sections: freeride, crosscountry, downhill, jumps, alwayx with an awesome nature and landscapes. It's necessary to have some technique and a good shape to enjoy all the descent. I suggest this route to everybody who love downhill...More

Thank davidlaws
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This downhill bike ride from the top of the Cirque de Mafate to St Gilles les Bains is absolutely amazing. The start was a bit slow as all of the riders were "signed up" in town. Then the long ride up to the top of...More

Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We were three people on the Maxi route (the intermediate level), all of us had prior experience with trekking bikes and flat forest roads but nothing close to this. It was not easy, some of us fell more than 10 times during the ~2h downhill...More

4  Thank Dragos C
Reviewed 22 May 2014

No matter what they say on the website- this is definitely not for beginners (we`ve booked the classic one, not the advanced tour), and one will need to know already VTT before trying it! The instructions were given to us in less than 5min- then...More

3  Thank LouCaRomania
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