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How far? Mauritius South to North

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Virgo28 Mon 02-Jul-18 12:54:34

Does anyone know how long it would take to travel by taxi from Bel Ombre in the South to Port Louis and to the North side of the island?

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tenbob Mon 02-Jul-18 12:55:04

About an hour
It's not a very big island and the roads are generally good

Virgo28 Mon 02-Jul-18 13:07:59

Brilliant thanks, I'm looking at a map trying to make a rough plan for our trip but as I don't drive it's hard to judge journey times.

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India1819 Mon 02-Jul-18 13:18:20

Around 1.5hrs, although traffic around Port Louis can be a nightmare so delays aren’t unusual. We hired a car when we went, cheaper than taxis and gave us freedom to explore. We used Maki Car rental and I’d use again. Have fun!

BasicUsername Mon 02-Jul-18 13:25:37

Like others have said, allow an hour and a half.

What journey are you planning for? (Nosy)!

Pips841 Mon 02-Jul-18 13:45:10

Where are you staying in Bel Ombré? We honeymooned in south of island! 😩 I loved it!!!!

India1819 Mon 02-Jul-18 13:47:17

We loved the lux le morne in the south. Also lakaz chamerel which is in the south but up in the hills. The south won our hearts, gorgeous dramatic scenery. North is pretty but not as wow.

Virgo28 Mon 02-Jul-18 15:22:10

@basicusername we would like to visit Port Louis for definite and then will see what looks good whilst we are there.

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Virgo28 Mon 02-Jul-18 15:23:24

@pips841 we have booked last minute deal staying at Tamassa Resort at end of July for 2 weeks.

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