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Horse Racing with Crown lodge

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What to Expect
In Mauritius, there is but a single event, which can gather twenty thousand islanders in a particular spot once a week: horse racing. Every Saturday, round about noon, a surging mass of people flocks towards the Champ de Mars, the second oldest race course in the world.

Approximately every thirty minutes, a sweeping roar rises from Port-Louis as the pack makes its way into the final straight: Mauritius is at a stand still to listen to the Champ de Mars.

This sight is unique on the island and Crown Lodge invites you to watch the show in ideal conditions, whilst benefiting from the legendary Mauritian hospitality at its best.

Crown Lodge is an ideally situated box, right in front of the winning post, besides the V.I.P. balcony of the Mauritius Turf Club, with a direct view on the presentation ring: from choosing your favourite horse in the paddock to watching him fly first past the post, there are but a few steps to walk.

Throughout the day, you will be pampered: complimentary snacks and drinks, betting booth within the box, racing specialists to answer all your queries, crew of waiters ready to cater for your every need.

On top and above, Crown Lodge stands out by the atmosphere, which prevails: midway through the day enjoy the delicious ’faratas’, meet the racing professionals who regularly call at the box for a drink with the guests.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
12:30 PM
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Lunch - Hot and Cold canapes including some Mauritian specialities and drinks are served upon clients request from noon to 5pm.
  • Entry/Admission - The Crown Lodge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Spent the day at Crowne Lodge in early October enjoying a great day at the races in the box overlooking the winning post. Trip is highly recommended, booking very easy by email trip is first class in every way from private transport to & from the course, with a driver that was
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If you are in Mauritius for any period of time you must consider this experience. The suite is just above the finishing post and a short walk to the mounting yard. There is a constant flow of lovely food and drink and the staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. You
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Response from crownlodgemauritius, Responsable commercial at Horse Racing with Crown lodge
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your nice review...and look forward to welcome you and your friends again. ....THANK YOU. Jacques for the team
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We spent an excellent afternoon watching horse racing from the comfort of the Crowne Lodge box on August the 10th. We'd booked online and found this process easy and efficient. Jennifer and Jacques emailed us advance details for the day. We were collected from our hotel and
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Response from crownlodgemauritius, Responsable commercial at Horse Racing with Crown lodge
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your nice review...and look forward to welcome you and your friends again. ....THANK YOU. Jacques for the team
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My wife and I went racing on the 30th June it was "The Barbe Cup" meeting. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the track and into a private box which overlooked the winning line. Our hosts for the day were Jacques and Jerome, these gentlemen were superb company
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Response from crownlodgemauritius, Responsable commercial at Horse Racing with Crown lodge
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your nice review....sorry to sent you the answer so late but there was a Bug on my computer and have just seen your comments....THANK YOU. Jacques for the team
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We spent a Saturday afternoon at the Crown Lodge and it was my favourite day of the holiday! We were looked after very well, the food was great and I always had a full glass of Champagne. We got to go to the paddock, meet the jockey's, got to bet in the comfort of the box and we
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Response from crownlodgemauritius, Responsable commercial at Horse Racing with Crown lodge
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Hello from the Crown Lodge, Thank you for your nice review....sorry to sent you the answer so late but there was a Bug on my computer and have just seen your comments....THANK YOU. Jacques for the team
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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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