We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Port Louis Race track

Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
Improve this listing
80%
Ranked #2 of 24 things to do in Port Louis
Type: Horse tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Attraction details
Type: Horse tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Write a Review

69 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    35
    21
    12
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
sirsa
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It was really a treat to watch the 2nd oldest race course in the world,from the fort,on a no racing day.Enjoyed the little details from my binoculars and clicked a few shots too.I can well imagine the excitement of the racing day.All must see even without race.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amritsar, India
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
27 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

there were no races going on when we visited the city. We saw the race course from the top of the Citadel Fort, and it presented a nice view

Was this review helpful? Yes
York, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

What a treat!! We booked a private box and enjoyed brilliant service...ohhh and got 5 winners. Great family or couples day!!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went for a day at races got taxi there man at gate very helpful then after race 3 the man came and found us took us to the paddocks and to meet the general manager who invited us to his box with his family where we was given food and beer and treated very well , huge big THANKYOU to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Fantastic atmosphere within a breath taking setting-would recommend to race goers or non race goers alike!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you are looking for something different and enjoy the races, try this. The races are very well organized to a high international standard. Try and book a package from your hotel and get a place in a box, it is worth it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mauritius
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Loved the huge trees and ambience inside the track. Outside the masses around the tote building was a bit overwhelming for a first time visitor. Otherwise very interesting with great views from top level in the stand.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

An easily accessible race track which is used, when there's no horse racing, as the local driving instruction area. Worth a look, but not very exciting.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Louis, Mauritius
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Race Track is at Champ de Mars, Port Louis. Good place to go with family. Race during weekend only. One can bet and play on horses of their choice. Great variety of food. Great entertainment but very crowdy place. Today, the Champ de Mars attracts thousands of people on each racing day during the racing season from late March to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Long Mountain
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great place to be during a race week-end with a great atmosphere, be it in the officiale lodge or in the lawn as people call it. Great variety of local food. And of course betting

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Port Louis Race track? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Port Louis Race track staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?