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“Highly recommended” 5 of 5 stars
Review of ATV Paradise Tours

ATV Paradise Tours
Fond Estate | Micoud, St. Lucia
+1 758-716-3318
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Ranked #21 of 178 Activities in St. Lucia
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had a great time with Anja. This was our first time on an ATV but we felt very safe throughout the 3 hour trip on this beautiful estate. Anja is the perfect host and guide -- enthusiastc, kind and caring about her guests. She is very knowledgeable not only about the fruit, plants and trees of St Lucia but also about the different agricultural techniques used on the plantation. Her love and passion for the plantation are infectious.. But most of all the trip was great fun -we went over rough terrain -uphill and downhill, paddled in the river, had some lovely views, and tasted the different fruits including the cashew fruit -with its strange 'cotton wool mouth' feeling. I was hoping to see a boa constrictor, which Anja says are on the plantation -- in which case I would have given it six stars. Maybe next time!
I would recommend this to anyone.

Visited June 2013
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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Personal Tour....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

......from Anja, for just two of us.
Anja is passionate about her uncles farm having grown up there. She has been back from Leeds uni for a short time with a degree in food technology.
The tour thru the plantation was delightful, despite recent heavy rain and some of the tracks like small rivers. Pace is how you want it although I did get told off for hanging back and then nailing it -sorry Anja. There was only one bit that was quite steep but taking it gently one at a time under Anja's care did not present any problems.
It was lovely to stop and shut down the motors while Anja went in search from fruit to sample while she told us about the estate and the fruit and plants.
Highly recommended!!

Visited April 2013
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“We had a blast!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Even though it rained right after we arrived, we had a blast. Actually, riding in the rain is a lot more fun!! We learned a lot about the plantation and even tried some local fruit. Who knew the fruit from a cashew tree gives you cotton mouth?!

Would highly recommend this to anyone looking to go on an ATV Tour. Couldn't ask for a nicer guide who is extremely knowledgeable.

The ride through the plantation to the rain forest and then to the Fond River was a lot of fun, especially going down that big hill!

Thanks Anja for a trip we'll never forget!

Visited April 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“So fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

I've never ridden one until then but had a blast when we visited last week. Anja was the perfect tour guide. She answered every single question we had and was very knowledgable. The ATVs were so cushy. My husband has need dealing with some sort of pinched back nerve but had absolutely no issues at all with the bikes. They can literally get over everything in the path. It is a very bumpy ride but just keep your thumb on the lever and as long as you don't slow down, you will have a smoother ride. We were able to try some coconut, grapefruit, ortnick (orange/tangerine type thing). The river was relaxing. I wish I had brought water shoes to wade in. You can get away with flip flops on these bikes as they are all hand controlled. You do get dirty since you are riding through a rainforest but it is minimal.

Visited May 2013
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South London, UK
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“A holiday must in St Lucia!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

ATV Paradise was recommended to us by Anya's brother in the UK! She is a lovely lady and clearly loves the family plantation and her job! Great tour of the plantation, taking in a ride through the rainforest too. Plenty of stops for drinks and to learn about the local flora and fauna. Had a paddle in the river to cool off and stopped to try some fresh fruits on the way back. I loved the wax apples.. fantastic. Also totally appreciate why cashew nuts are so expensive after learning how much effort it takes to get them from tree to packet!
Would highly recommend!

Visited April 2013
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