As you travel towards the west coast of the island, you’ll be treated to views of sugar cane fields, lush green fields and local villages before arriving at one of Mauritius hidden treasures, the Casela Nature and Leisure Park. Originally built as a bird park, the beautifully landscaped Casela is now home to a diverse range of animals and includes the fascinating Yemen Nature Reserve. The Yemen Nature Reserve is a private nature reserve covering 11,000 acres and is a haven to all sorts of native wildlife and abundant indigenous and exotic plants giving it the feel of an African Savannah.
Upon arrival, you’ll climb aboard your double quad bike and head off on an adventure ride through the Yemen Nature Reserve. There will be regular stops to introduce you to the wild animals (zebras, antelopes, ostriches, wild boar, giant tortoises, deer, monkeys etc) in their natural habitat, as well as different terrains to explore including streams, hills, forest and plains. This truly is an exhilarating and fun way to get close to nature!
Afterwards, you’ll have around 2¼ hours of free time to explore the Casela Nature Park.
You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.
Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.
Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.
This excursion will operate by coach, double quad bike and on foot. The double quad price covers two people, therefore only one ticket needs to be booked per two people. Drivers must be over 18 years old and show a valid driving licence. Non driver passengers must be over the age of 16. If two drivers are taking part there will be regular stops to allow both participants to take turns in driving. Pregnant women and those with injuries or conditions, which may be affected by the bumpy ride cannot participate. The minimum height requirement is 4½ foot. Participants must listen to a safety briefing and perform simple manoeuvres to demonstrate competence. Helmets are supplied and must be worn. It is essential to wear long or three-quarter length trousers and flat, comfortable enclosed shoes. It is recommended to wear a hat, mosquito repellent, sunscreen and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. The walk to the quads takes around 15 minutes. There are a few steps at the entrance and some uneven and rough terrain. The journey to the reserve is around 70 minutes. You will be required to sign a disclaimer form before the activity. The journey to the reserve is around 70 minutes. Entry to Casela Nature Park includes giraffe viewing, a 3D interactive map, the aviary walk through, big cats viewing and the toboggan. Kindly note that a height and age restriction applies to the toboggan. All other activities are chargeable and payable locally and height and age restrictions may also apply. All the site amenities take credit cards or US Dollars.