Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Port Louis, Mauritius


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Port Louis, Mauritius

Overview

Port Louis is the capital city of the island of Mauritius. Established in the 18th century by the French as a major trade city, it is home to the biggest harbor in Mauritius. The islands has major French influences, but there are many other cultures represented in the gastronomy, and architecture. Port Louis has evolved to be a major tourist attraction in recent years.

Things to Do

Iconic Neighborhoods

  • Port Area - EAs a major trade city, this part of Port Louis is essential to the growth of Mauritius.
  • Plaine Verte -This is the muslim quarter of the city. Here you can visit Papillon Street, lined up shops and cafes.
Hotels

Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel
Address: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis, Mauritius
Phone:+230 202 4000
6.4 miles from Cruise Terminal

Le Suffren Hotel & Marina
Address: Le Caudan, Port-Louis, Mauritius
Phone: +1 809-688-7799
6.2 miles from Cruise Terminal

Activities
  • Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site are the remains left of an immigration depot that received indentured laborers from India, built in 1849.
  • Trekking or hiking either the Long Mountain or Black River Gorges National Park in Mauritius is the best way to experience the island, and have a bird’s eye view.
Family Friendly
  • In the Blue Penny Museum is stored the history of Mauritius. Learn about the past of the city and its culture, and buy a souvenir to take home.
  • At the Rivulet Terre Rouge Bird Sanctuary you can watch migratory bird populations, specifically from October to February.
Sports

Soccer
Mauritius National Football Team
George V Stadium: Barry Rd, Curepipe, Mauritius

Driving Directions

Aurelie Perrine Passenger Terminal

Multiple parking garages near the cruise terminal.

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