The bus service in Mauritius is excellent and cheap, even if some buses are not always in perfect condition, and almost every part of the island can be reached by bus. The buses operate from 05:30 to 20:00 in urban regions and 06:30 to 18:30 in rural regions. There is a late service until 23:00 between Port Louis and Curepipe, via Rose Hill, Quatre Bornes and Vacoas, and vice-versa.


NTC (National Transport Corporation) - Tel: 426.29.38
UBS (United Bus Service)- Tel: 212.20.28


These can be hired from hotels or at taxi stands for a half-day tour. The taxi fare should be discussed before starting the journey. Fares vary and always include the return mileage. Some taxis are even fitted with a portable phone and many are air-conditioned. Taxis have white registration plates.

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