Mauritius Listen/məˈrɪʃəs/, officially the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 870 kilometres (540 mi) east of Madagascar. In addition to the island of Mauritius, the Republic includes the islands of Cargados Carajos, Rodrigues, Tromelin and the Agalega Islands.

Top Level Domain
Alpha2 CodeMU
Alpha3 CodeMUS
Calling Codes
CapitalPort Louis
Alt Spellings
Republic of Mauritius
République de Maurice
SubregionEastern Africa
Native NameMaurice
Numeric Code480
NameMauritian rupee
Native NameEnglish
FrÎle Maurice
Regional Blocs
NameAfrican Union
Other Acronyms
Other Names
الاتحاد الأفريقي
Union africaine
União Africana
Unión Africana
Umoja wa Afrika


Port Louis


Aapravasi Ghat

Historic Building in Port Louis

Alexandra Falls Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Black River Gorges National Park

Baie De L'Arsenal Ruins

Ruins in Balaclava to Pointe aux Piments

Black River Gorges National Park

National Park in The West

Blue Bay Beach

Beach in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Blue Bay Marine Park

Wildlife Reserve in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Blue Penny Museum

Museum in Port Louis

Bois Chéri Tea Plantation

Museum in South Coast

Bolom Ng Metal Art Gallery

Gallery in Flic en Flac

Botanical Gardens

Gardens in Curepipe

Carnegie Library

Library in Curepipe

Casela World Of Adventures

Zoo in Flic en Flac

Caverne Patate

Cave in Rodrigues

Central Market

Market in Port Louis

Chamarel Waterfall

Waterfall in Chamarel

Champ De Mars Racecourse

Stadium in Port Louis

Chapel And Shrine Of Marie Reine De La Paix

Church in Port Louis

Château Labourdonnais

Historic Building in Pamplemousses


Area in Port Louis


Church in Port Mathurin

Curious Corner Of Chamarel

Museum in Chamarel

Domaine Des Aubineaux

Historic Building in Curepipe

Ebony Forest Of Chamarel

Forest in Chamarel

Eglise Trou D'Eau Douce

Church in Trou d'Eau Douce


Historic Building in Moka

Fort Adelaide

Fortress in Port Louis

François Leguat Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Rodrigues

Frederik Hendrik Museum & Vieux Grand Port Historic Site

Museum in Vieux Grand Port

Galerie Du Moulin Cassé

Gallery in Pereybère

Gorges Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Black River Gorges National Park

Government House

Architecture in Port Louis

Grande Montagne Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve in Rodrigues

Gris Gris Beach

Beach in Souillac

Hôtel De Ville

Architecture in Curepipe


Gallery in Port Louis

Île Aux Aigrettes

Island in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Île Des Deux Cocos

Island in Pointe d'Esny & Blue Bay

Ilot Sancho

Island in South Coast

International Slavery Route Monument

Monument in Le Morne Peninsula

Jardin Des 5 Sens

Gardens in Rodrigues

Jardins De La Compagnie

Gardens in Port Louis

Jummah Mosque

Mosque in Port Louis

King Edward VII Statue

Statue in Port Louis

L'Aventure Du Sucre

Museum in Pamplemousses

La Balise Marina

Harbour in Tamarin & Black River

La Résidence

Architecture in Port Mathurin

La Roche Qui Pleure

Landmark in Souillac

La Vanille

Zoo in South Coast

Le Morne Public Beach

Beach in Le Morne Peninsula

Le Morne Public Beach

Beach in Le Morne Peninsula

Le Souffleur

Landmark in Souillac

Les Salines De Yémen

Historic Site in Tamarin & Black River

Macchabée Viewpoint

Viewpoint in Black River Gorges National Park

Mahé De Labourdonnais Statue

Statue in Port Louis

Maison Le Carne

Architecture in Central Plateau

Malartic Tomb

Monument in Port Louis

Martello Tower

Museum in Tamarin & Black River

Masjid Noor Mosque

Mosque in Port Mathurin

Matthew Flinders Monument

Monument in South Coast

Mauritius Aquarium

Aquarium in Balaclava to Pointe aux Piments

Mauritius Glass Gallery

Museum in Central Plateau

Mauritius Postal Museum

Museum in Port Louis

MCB Building

Architecture in Central Plateau

Monday Market

Market in Mahébourg

Monument To Dutch Landing

Monument in Vieux Grand Port


Mosque in Mahébourg


Mosque in Port Mathurin

Municipality Of Beau Bassin-Rose Hill

Architecture in Central Plateau

National History Museum

Museum in Mahébourg

Natural History Museum & Mauritius Institute

Museum in Port Louis

Natural Spring

Spring in Trou d'Eau Douce

Notre Dame Auxiliatrice

Church in Cap Malheureux

Notre Dame Des Anges

Church in Mahébourg

Palmar Public Beach

Beach in Belle Mare & Palmar

Père Laval's Shrine

Shrine in Port Louis

Photography Museum

Museum in Port Louis

Place D'Armes

Square in Port Louis

Plaine Champagne Police Post

Landmark in Black River Gorges National Park

Plaine Verte

Area in Port Louis

Quatre Bornes Market

Market in Central Plateau

Rault Biscuit Factory

Museum in Mahébourg

Rhumerie De Chamarel

Museum in Chamarel

Rivulet Terre Rouge Bird Sanctuary

Wildlife Reserve in Balaclava to Pointe aux Piments

Robert Edward Hart Museum

Museum in Souillac

Rochester Falls

Waterfall in Souillac

Sagar Shiv Mandir

Hindu Site in Belle Mare & Palmar

Saturday Market

Market in Port Mathurin

Shiv Kalyan Vath Mandir

Hindu Site in Grand Baie

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Gardens

Gardens in Pamplemousses

SSR Memorial Centre For Culture

Cultural Centre in Port Louis

St Aubin

Historic Building in South Coast

St Barrabas Church

Church in Port Mathurin

St Gabriel Church

Church in Rodrigues

St James Cathedral

Cathedral in Port Louis

St Louis Cathedral

Cathedral in Port Louis

Surya Oudaya Sangam

Hindu Site in Grand Baie

Tamarin Beach

Beach in Tamarin & Black River

Terres De 7 Couleurs

Landmark in Chamarel

Trevassa Monument

Monument in Bel Ombre

Trou Aux Cerfs

Volcano in Curepipe

Trou D'Argent

Beach in Rodrigues

Vallée De Ferney

Wildlife Reserve in The Southeast

Victoria 1840

Gallery in Trou d'Eau Douce

Viewpoint Of Tamarin Falls

Viewpoint in Black River Gorges National Park

No visa is required by nationals of most countries although they may be somewhat strict in enforcing that you have a return/onward ticket and sufficient funds for your stay.

Nationals from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Laos, North Korea, Libya, Mali, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Sahrawi Republic, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Viertnam and Yemen must have a visa prior to arrival.

Everyone else either needs no visa or can buy a visa on arrival at the airport.

Mauritius - Visa Information

Mauritius embassies

Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time


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