Travel Vaccinations for Mauritius

The table below provides a general guide as to the Travel Vaccinations that may be advised to you for travel to Mauritius

Recommended Vaccinations for Mauritius at a Glance
All Travellers: MMR, DTaP
Most Travellers: Typhoid, Hepatitis A
Some Travellers: Hepatitis B

Vaccination Major Risk Factors Course Price
MMR Person-to-Person Course of Two £60
DTaP Person-to-Person Single Dose £50
Typhoid Person-to-Person Single Dose £65
Hepatitis A Person-to-Person Single Dose £86
Hepatitis B Person-to-Person Course of Three £66

Mauritius, located about 2,000 of the coast of Southwest Africa, is visited by more than 100,000 British people each year.

Nestled in the Indian Ocean is the beautiful island of Mauritius. Colonised by both the Dutch and the French before gaining their independence in 1968, Mauritius has a diverse culture, interesting food and warm friendly people. Even though the official language is English, you will find that most Mauritians speak a dialect of creole, which is French based. Being situated in the Indian ocean means it’s a tourists dream for warm sandy beaches and clear blue seas.

There is No Risk of Malaria in Mauritius

There is No Risk of Yellow Fever in Mauritius

Keep up-to-date with the latest travel advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) before travelling.

Advice for Travellers to all Destinations

The Vaccinations and Medications that are needed for travel vary from person-to-person. Everyone should have a personal risk assessment with a travel health professional to take into account a range of factors such as itinerary, medical condition, occupational and lifestyle risk factors and previous vaccination history.

All Travellers

All Travellers should ensure that they are up-to-date with Routine Vaccinations including Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio and Measles, Mumps and Rubella.

Most Travellers

Most travellers will also need to consider a course or booster of Hepatitis A and Typhoid as there is a risk of these diseases across most parts of the world.

Some Travellers

Some Travellers may also be advised additional vaccinations such as Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis and Hepatitis B based on their individual risk assessment.

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Further Travel Health Advice for Mauritius

Most people say that Mauritius only has two seasons, summer and winter. Due to its location though, it also is prone to cyclones so please check before you travel.

Tap water in Mauritius is generally considered safe. If you have a delicate tummy though, consider bottled water instead as it is widely available.

Due to the various cultural influences here, Mauritian food is a culinary delight with a myriad of interesting flavours, aromas and textures. Mauritians tend to like their sweets, many bakeries being influenced by the French patisserie and naturally, being on the ocean, means the local seafood will get a fair showing.

Lots of different infections can be spread through insect and animal bites, including Malaria and rabies. Seek advice on how to best protect yourself from our expert travel nurses.

Make sure you have health insurance in place that will cover the full range of activities you plan to undertake while abroad

There is lots to see and do in Mauritius with rock climbing, diving, snorkelling, swimming etc all to be enjoyed. Do take sensible precautions when engaging in any of these pursuits and always put your personal safety first.