Getting There & Away
There are six buses a day (three on Sunday) from Salazie to Grand Îlet (45 minutes, €2) and Le Bélier (50 minutes, €2) between 6.45am (9.05am on Sunday) and 6.20pm. Heading back to Salazie, services depart from Le Bélier between around 5.45am and 5pm (7am to 5.20pm on Sunday), calling at Grand Îlet 10 minutes later.
From Le Bélier to Col des Bœufs (25 minutes, €2), there are two daily buses (line 82C). The tourist office in Hell-Bourg has timetables.
If you have your own car, you can leave it in the guarded car park (one/two days €3/12) at Le Petit Col, 6.5km up the route forestière and only 20 minutes' walk below the Col des Bœufs.