Champ De Mars Racecourse

  • Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Phone: +230- 2112147
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Entertainment, Race Track, Family And Kids

The Champs de Mars is a popular horse-racing track in Port Louis which was initially a military training ground established in the early 19th century. The track is the second-oldest race-course in the world and covers a circumference of 1298 meters.

On a race day, the race-course is filled with locals betting on their favorite horses and if you are in town, do join in to see the energy of the place. If you are in the city during September, don’t miss out on the Maiden Cup- an annual racing event. 

  • While entry to the grounds is free, a seat in the stands will cost , depending on the seats you choose.

  • Admission to the grounds is free though you will have to buy tickets for betting on the horses. 
  • Entry to the stands and loges range from Rs.50-100, but entry to the grounds is free.

  • Call up the place for race timings. 

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  • By Taxi
  • By Renting Car/Bike 

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  • Champ De Mars Racecourse Address: Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Champ De Mars Racecourse Contact Number: +230- 2112147
  • Champ De Mars Racecourse Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Champ De Mars Racecourse: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Port Louis include Champ De Mars Racecourse in their plan

  • 41.67% of people start their Champ De Mars Racecourse visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Champ De Mars Racecourse

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

92.35% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Champ De Mars Racecourse

People normally club together Natural History Museum and Le Pouce while planning their visit to Champ De Mars Racecourse.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • What a fantastic day out! My first time to the races and apart from the main activity here, it's an exciting insight into a slice of the Mauritian culture. Make sure you come hungry and don't miss the boulette!

  • Great for a day out and experiencing something different. Champ de Mars is a great place to see local horses race. You can test your luck with the tote by placing a bet on your favourite horse, or you could just watch these beautiful and majestic animals race. Such a lovely experience today! Champs de Mars is lovely!

  • The place is very clean, very quiet, cooler than the middle of the city. A person feels safe.

  • Great place to make a bet or two if you fancy your chances. Great people with a great atmosphere.

  • The only place to witness great racing and to meet other punters

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Champ de mars racecourse
  • Can you please tell me how much is a ticket for the horse racing,as we're holidaying in November this year.Gordon.

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    • The prices are around 185 Euro for adults and 115 Euro for kids. But, as these ticket prices are changed from season to season, it would be better for you to call them on  230 212 2212 to know the exact prices. 

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