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Port Louis Race track

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Port Louis, Mauritius
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were told the race track is the second oldest in the world and what an experience it proved. Been to many race meetings in this country but enjoyed Mauritius as much. Make sure you turn up at the track dressed up and they will...More

5  Thank berbill064
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here it was nice beware of pickpockets, the harbour nice, with walks all around it, the day market is just as you see it on u tube, it's a nice place to visit tough, check it out for yourself, but do keep your...More

Thank brian6leighton
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We have been to a few race tracks over the years but this has to be one of the best. Historical it is very interesting. What we liked was the setting the mountains on one side and Port Louis on the other. There is a...More

1  Thank R9072DTmichael
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Seeing this track is the oldest race track in the world its worth the visit but beware the traffic on race days in Port Louis is a night mare very very very very busy

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Definitely have to go on a Saturday but make sure it is not one of those "special" run or important race otherwise the place is really too packed. It's fun to see the "behind the scenes" of the tracks because when watching on TV you...More

1  Thank HappyDede
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Certainly a unique experience to live... go and visit... you will not regret it. Place a bet n beginner’s luck n who knows, you may come out a Winner... break a leg.

Thank LIB618
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This was definitely an experience i won't forget. We emailed the race course before going to check we were ok to get in and from then on we were treated like royalty. We were met at the gate and treated to VIP hospitality which included...More

Thank Neal R
Reviewed 26 June 2018

If you enjoy horse racing or would like to experience it, then Le Champs Mars provides a lovely backdrop. You can book a box in the stand which will give a great view of the whole course and the finish line. Food and drink included...More

1  Thank UKTravelover
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had a look at the racecourse on a recent visit to Port Louis, Mauritius. There was no racing that day, so not much to see but I was still surprised that horseracing would be so popular in a remote island in the Indian Ocean.

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Unique crown lodge in the world. so much fun with food and drinks available. some last winning tips made our holiday!

1  Thank VICKY G
Reviewed 1 June 2018

A fantastic day out. An amazing racetrack in a perfect setting. The spectators are passionate about the racing and it was a wonderful atmosphere. There is a lovely shady area behind the stands where you can place your bets & get a cool beer &...More

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26 November 2016|
Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
Yes final race is early December
Bryan J
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).