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Alti Merens



At 1,500m above sea level, in the heart of Plaine des Cafres, Alti Mérens caters for all types of riders, from beginners to experienced ones. Its Mérens horses from the Pyrenees fare particularly well on Reunion's volcanic ground. Discover a splendid region on horseback, with various packages to suit everyone. All activities are supervised by Government-approved horseriding guide Jean-Paul Sautron.

  • Name : Alti Mérens.
  • Activity : Horseriding centre
  • Label : Villages Créoles (Creole villages).
  • Address : 120 rue Maurice Kraft - 97418 Plaine des Cafres.
  • Contact details :
    • Tel/Fax : 0262 59 18 84 / GSM : 0692 04 12 38
    • Email : centreequestre.alti-merens@orange.fr
  • GPS location :
    • AGPS Elevation : 1505
    •  Latitude : 351256
    • Longitude : 7653642
  • How to get there :
    • From the south : Take the 4-lane road to Le Tampon, then the road to Plaine des Cafres up to the 26th km. You will see the Alti Mérens Horseriding Centre (Centre Equestre) sign on your right. Turn off the road there and follow the driveway.
    • From les Plaines : Follow the RN3 road and drive about 1 km after Bourg Murat village. Look for the Horseriding Centre sign on your left, turn off the road there and follow the driveway.
  • Description : Located 1,500m above sea level, in the heart of Plaine des Cafres, the Alti Mérens centre caters for all types of riders, beginners and experienced ones alike. Its Mérens horses from the Pyrenees fare particularly well on Reunion’s volcanic ground. Discover a splendid region on horseback, with various packages to suit everyone. All activities are supervised by Government-approved horseriding instructor Jean-Paul Sautron.
  • Tours offered :
    • meadow ride
    • One-hour ride (visit of Bourg Murat village)
    • One-day ride in the Piton Textor area
    • wo-day (or more) Volcano excursion: ride to Rivière des Remparts and the Volcano
  • Other information :
    • Languages spoken : french, creole.
  • Current rates :
    • meadow ride : 5€.
    • one-hout ride : 16€.
    • one-day ride : 220€.
    • excursion to Piton de l’Eau and Volcano : 330€.