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Mauritius Travel Guide

Standing alone in the middle of the Indian Ocean, with over 500 miles to the nearest major landmass at Madagascar, Mauritius is one of the ultimate get away from it destinations, offering beautiful sea, beautiful sand and a tranquillity that is the perfect antidote to a busy lifestyle.

As well as being a fantastic travel destination Mauritius is best known for being the home of the Dodo, the now extinct bird, although some have said that it is simply hiding away on the island because it is so happy here and doesn’t want to leave.

Top Mauritius Tourist Attractions

Leave time to explore Mauritius to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Mauritius attractions include the Pereybere beach is great to see for yourself. The Black River Gorges are also well worth seeking out. Mauritius’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Mauritius tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Mauritius based guides who will show you Mauritius’s less well known attractions.

Mauritius Sports Guide

Mauritius’s most popular sport is Soccer, which is played by the National team at their home: Stade George V. Each year, the biggest event in Mauritius’s sporting calendar is International matches at the Stade George V - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Top Mauritius Tourist Attractions

Leave time to explore Mauritius to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Mauritius attractions include the Pereybere beach is great to see for yourself. The Black River Gorges are also well worth seeking out. Mauritius’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Mauritius tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Mauritius based guides who will show you Mauritius’s less well known attractions.

Mauritius Weather

Discover the best time to visit Mauritius courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Mauritius. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Mauritius over the course of a year in Mauritius.

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Mauritius Driver's Guide

All you need to drive legally in Mauritius is your standard UK driving license. For safety in Mauritius, check your license is valid prior to travel to Mauritius.

When you drive in Mauritius, in common with the rest of Mauritius, you must drive on the left side of the road. Although it is not possible to book car hire in Mauritius for your trip, there are many attractions around Mauritius, so try and see as much as you can!

Guide to Mauritius Airport

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is located approximately 27 miles to the southeast of Port Louis from Mauritius. The airport's IATA code is MRU - flights take 13 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Mauritius, and taxis are also available. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Mauritius.

Mauritius Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Mauritius, or just need some advice, the Mauritius British Consulate is the place to go.

British High Commission
Les Cascades Building
Edith Cavell Street
Port Louis
PO Box 1063

Telephone: (230) 202 9400

Mauritius Fact File

City Name: Mauritius
Country: Mauritius
Language: French
Currency: Mauritius Rupee
Time Difference: GMT + 4
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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