A growing number of cruise vessels chooses Port- Louis Harbour as a port of call and in 2015 during the period of November to April 23 cruise vessels berthed at the port. Mauritius is regularly being scheduled on the circuit of world renowned cruise ships such as Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.

A new terminal will be operational in 2017 to offer quality services to all cruise passengers. Visitors can visit the island either on their own or book visits through their respective travel agents. They can get information from the M.T.P.A booth at their arrival. For more information on the cruise vessels schedule please visit the Mauritius Port Authority website at

Costa Croiciere home ports in Port-Louis and offers an interesting itinerary that includes visits of Vanilla Islands. You can learn more about the Vanilla Islands by visiting the Vanilla Islands website at  Silversea Cruise liner  ( and Fred Olsen ( will be home porting in Mauritius in 2017 and you can check their website for booking information.