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Port Louis Race track

#11 of 33 things to do in Port Louis Features Animals
Port Louis, Mauritius
+230 212 2212
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Local crowd and interesting experience

It was my first time at a derby. Was an interesting experience and there were lots of locals... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harmik Singh S
via mobile
First time at the Horse Racing

First time at the hoses so difficult to comment objectively.Very inexpensive admission prices and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James M
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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Port Louis, Mauritius
+230 212 2212

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time at a derby. Was an interesting experience and there were lots of locals placing bets along with the posh crowd. Lots and lots of good views all around !!

Thank Harmik Singh S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at the hoses so difficult to comment objectively.Very inexpensive admission prices and all women are admitted free of charge. Had a good afternoon out and backed a few winners. Very slow queues when collecting winnings however and restricted food selection. Very picturesque venue...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Champ de Mars is the best non-tourist event on Mauritius! Entry for adult males is RP200 and free for adult females. On entering the race course my wife and I were met by a gentleman who explained what we would find and some precautions about...More

1  Thank Billytf
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Racecourse is more for punters. For tourists, it is only a green ring with parking in the middle. Best view is from Citadel.

Thank sandeepsangeeta
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Port Louis Race track, also known as Champ de Mars, is the Oldest racecourse in the southern hemisphere with more than 200 years of existence. Every year from around April to December the racing season is organised by the Mauritius Turf Club. If the club...More

Thank ym
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Port Louis race track known as "CHAMP DE MARS", very cool nice place for horse betting during the season, normally the horse race season start in the month of March and in December. In morning & afternoon you can go for jogging.

Thank Yasin M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It was shows to us by guide in bus itself. According to her they are celebrating Independence day here. Gambling is legal here. We saw view from the fort also. Dr jain

Thank dedacain
Reviewed 4 December 2016

If you love horse racing, it is a must you go as it is only horse track in the island. You have plenty of food stores but beware, secure your wallet or smartphone and jewelries as pick-pockets are common.

1  Thank Ali J
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We came to water front just to visit around then someone told us there is a race, race, here? You do not expect that. Qualifiying started at 17:00 and finals around 21:00 I am not sure is it like that every Saturday but man it...More

Thank AngeloB971
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful place to visit... Nature beauty all together...awesome place...should visit once..exciting races to watch live....

Thank Dishant S
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I've just been on the Mauritius Turf Club's website and it looks like the final race for the year is early December? Can anyone confirm this? We will be in Mauritius over Xmas / NY and would like an afternoon at the races! Thanks.
26 November 2016|
Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Yes final race is early December
Bryan J
races dates in november 2016
21 February 2016|
Response from Alick R | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware race days are every Saturday.If the weather is hot make sure you go in the VIP as there is virtually no shade in the middle of the course(plus you are really well looked after by Jacques and the team).