Travel Info

Sightseeing and Entertainment

Mauritius is known as one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world.  In the north of Mauritius, wonderful beaches like Péreybere, Grand Bay or Mont Choisy, bordered by pubs, restaurants, coffee shops, shopping malls await the visitor. You will be able to discover the islets in the north of Mauritius if you go on a catamaran or a speed boat trip.  You can also indulge in entertaining activities like sea-diving or sky-diving.  You might be interested to visit the famous Pamplemousses Botanical  Garden or “ L’Aventure du Sucre”, a sugar-factory converted into a museum dedicated to the history of the Mauritian Sugar.

The South of Mauritius stands in contrast to the north.  It is often referred to as the Natural South with its forests, untouched landscape, and beautiful beaches resting in a serene atmosphere.

The east and south-east part of the island offers a wonderful natural landscape bordered by a blue lagoon.  You might take a trip off to Ile aux Cerfs or visit the historical village of Mahebourg and the beautiful beach in Blue Bay.

The west coast of Mauritius stands in beautiful natural scenery bordered on one side by the blue lagoon and on the other side by the range of mountains.  A major attraction in the west is swimming with the dolphins. You can also visit the Casela Nature and Leisure Park, the 7 Coloured Earth in Chamarel or the “7 cascades” waterfalls in Plaine Champagne.

The capital city of Port Louis is the Business Centre of the country resting amidst both historical and modern buildings.  You can visit the Central Market and the Caudan Waterfront with its shopping malls, restaurants and pubs.

The Centre of Mauritius is basically made of busy towns and residential areas with shopping centres.  Ebene is at the heart of a growing business centre hosting many firms and organizations.  From Ebene, you can visit nearby towns like Rose-Hill, Beau Bassin, Phoneix or Quatre Bornes. There are many shopping malls close to Ebene like Jumbo, Bagatelle Mall, or Shoprite.

A map of places of interests is enclosed below.

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Transport Services

⦁    Bus Services

Bus services are available from Ebene from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Average cost and duration of the Bus Travel is as follows: (Depending on the traffic)

To Port Louis             Rs30-        Time Taken:     45 Minutes
To Rose-Hill               Rs12-         Time Taken:     20 Minutes
To Quatre-Bornes    Rs24-         Time Taken:    25 Minutes

 

⦁    Taxi

Indicative rates for taxi services from Ebene to surrounding towns are as follows:

Ebene – Bagatelle       Rs 400-
Ebene – Rose-Hill        Rs 300-
Ebene – Port Louis      Rs 500-
Ebene – Phoenix          Rs 500-

Note:    These rates are per taxi per way with a maximum of 3 persons per taxi. If you wish to have taxi services after 18:00, a supplement of Rs 150- is applicable on each trip.


Money Changer facilities

In Ebene, you will find many Banks like the HSBC, MCB, Bramer or Barclays where you can exchange currencies.

Indicative Exchange Rates can be consulted at https://www.bom.mu/Default.asp?id=ExchangeRates

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