Family and Kids in Port Louis

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Port Louis? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Port Louis, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Port Louis.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Port Louis for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Caudan Waterfront

    Family and Kids

    The Le Caudan Waterfront is a business center as well as an entertainment center in Port Louis. The whole waterfront is a historic center with museums and old buildings. An evening walk along the river front is perfect to see the city light up and reflect in the waters while the musicians and artists that bring art to the streets, enhance the ambience. The highlight of the place is shopping and...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Blue Penny Museum

    Family and Kids

    Inside Port Louis’ famous mall, Le Caudan Waterfront, lies Mauritius’ most precious treasure, the Blue Penny Museum. It’s called the Blue Penny because of a 2 pence blue stamp, one of the two rare stamps that are the pride and joy of not only the museum, but also the country. The other stamp being a one penny red stamp; in order to preserve the original colors of the stamps, t...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Fort Adelaide

    Family and Kids

    Built by the British in anticipation of an uprising from the few French settlers and to protect Port Louis from infiltrators coming in through the harbor, Fort Adelaide is built in a very strategic location. At 240 feet above sea level, the view Fort Adelaide offers in par excellence! With a 360 degrees view, you can not only see the city of Port Louis but also the surrounding mountain range.
  4. Amazing Port Louis attraction for kids
    Central Market

    Family and Kids

    The Central Market is a world in itself and sells everything from textiles, vegetables, meats and herbs sold for various ailments. The buzzing market that is nestled among old buildings that have an old-world charm themselves, is perfect to see Port Louis’s local life and taste some fresh local foods. Highlights include: The shops that sell various Chinese Herbal medicines and Aphrodisia...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Aapravasi Ghat

    Family and Kids

    During the colonial era, the British used to ferry ships and ships of indentured laborers from India, to Mauritius, under their indentured servant scheme. The Aapravasi Ghat is a bunch of buildings on the sea front that served as the immigration department for indentured laborers. During the years the indentured servant scheme was in play, over half a million labor force was shipped to the shor...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Port Louis
    Natural History Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Natural History Museum in Port Louis is famous for its life size replica of the Dodo, a bird which is now extinct. The oldest museum of Mauritius is located in the centre of the city and provides a peaceful gateway from the bustle of the city. The Dodo replica of the Natural History Museum is so well known that they have recently renovated and dedicated an entire room to the extinct bird. E...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Champ De Mars Racecourse

    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 p...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Le Pouce

    Family and Kids

    Le Pouce is a National Park named so because of its thumb-shaped peak. The park is home to lush green trees that make for great hiking trails and even more beautiful views when you reach the peak. The panoramic views form the top are the icing on the cake and is perfect for Photography lovers to capture some rare frames. You can also see Moka and the high grounds of Plain Wilhems from here. Hik...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    St Louis Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    The St Louis Cathedral, built in 1814, is one of the oldest Churches in Mauritius. The church was promoted to Cathedral in 1847 and is popular for its Latin cross design, when view aerially. Today, the humble church is loved for its simple architecture and tranquil atmosphere and is the reason why many visitors still admire it. If you are in Port Louis, do make sure you take a walk around the c...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Jummah Mosque

    Family and Kids

    The Jummah Mosque is revered as the holiest mosque in all of Mauritius. Every Friday, the mosque broadcasts live prayers and the taraweeh prayers during the month of Ramadan. It’s also during these times that people, especially tourists are barred from entering the mosque for sightseeing purposes. Otherwise, any and everyone is welcome. The architecture of the mosque is a smooth blend of ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    China Town

    Family and Kids

    The Chinese have a considerably strong foothold and form quite an industrious position in the economy of the capital city. China town is like a miniature town brimming with life and activity. The grocery stores, restaurants and cafes and the various merchandise on sale there is sure to be an experience in itself. It’s amazing the kind of stuff you’ll find here; even if you don&rsquo...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Company Garden

    Garden

    The Company Garden had three entrance gates and is loved for the number of monuments in contains. The Raoul Rivet Monument, Remy Ollier Monument, the Adrien D’epinay monument, Leoville L’Homme, Brown Sequard monument, the statue of Doctor Manilal Maganla, Soeur Marie Barthelemy, and the Al- Idrissi monuments are the highlights of the garden. When in the city, do take a walk amidst t...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Photography Museum

    Family and Kids

    Once you have visited the Photography Museum, it’ll be crystal clear that no one loved photography as much as Tristan Bréville. Everything you see in the museum, right from the negatives to framed portraits is all a labor of his love, if you will! Upon entering the cottage, that’s been transformed into a museum, the photographer’s wife, Madame Marie Noelle Brévil...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Domaine Les Pailles

    Family and Kids

    The Domaine Les Pailles is a heritage center that includes railway rides, horse-drawn carriages, a traditional mill that used Oxen to extract sugar, a distillery and a restaurant that serves lip-smacking food. The whole place is ideal for a family day out or if you want to explore Port Louis’s neighborhood in its raw form. The Safari ride is the main highlight here and coupled with the ol...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Rivulet Terre Rouge Bird Sanctuary Image
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    Bird Watching

    The Rivulet Terre Rouge Estuary Bird Sanctuary is every bird-watcher’s paradise-especially during the migration season from October to April. The sanctuary is one of the largest in Mauritius and has an Intertidal mud land, sand or salt flats and shallow marine waters. The place has 14 regularly visiting migratory birds and three species of endemic plants which are the highlights of the pl...Read more