Air Mauritius in South Africa
Country site information

Our Office

Johannesburg Town Office

Bedford Centre
Office 1201
12th Floor
Smith Road
Tel: +27 87 1511 848
Toll free: 0800 983 537
Emergency Number: 083 675 9431
Fax: +27 11 615 6077

Office hours: 08h00 - 16h30 Mon - Fri

Johannesburg Airport Office

Office LR.O.6D
Central Terminal Building
O.R.Tambo International Airport
Tel: +27 87 1511 864
Fax: +27 11 970 4192
Cell: During flight hours only +27 83 645 3492 or +27 83 327 2399
Hotline Number: +27 83 645 3492

Office hours: 07h00 – 16h00 Mon – Fri
Office hours: 07h00 – 14h00 Sat/Sun

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Durban International Airport

Office 15124,
Departure Level,
King Shaka International Airport
Tel: +27 32 436 0007
Fax: +27 32 436 0048
Hotline Number: +27 83 676 0484

Office hours: 08h00 - 16h30 Mon - Fri

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Cape Town International Airport

Office 241
2nd Floor,
Central Terminal Building,
Cape Town International Airport
Tel: +27 87 1507 242
Fax: +27 21 934 5509
Hotline Number: +27 83 675 9624

Office hours: 08h30 - 16h00 Tues - Sat


For any cargo enquiries please contact Air Mauritius Cargo GSA namely:

Country Manager
Sarel Van Wyk
GSAfrica Airline Services (Pty) Ltd
GSSA for Air Mauritius Cargo
Tel: 27 11 390 3991
Fax: +27 11 390 3756
Mobile:+27 79 529 3517
E-mail :

Helicopter Services

For any information please contact the following:
Tel: +230 603 3754
Fax: +230 637 4104

Agents are allowed to issue an MCO for MK Helicopter services. And this is subject to VAT at the actual rate of 15%.

Flight Schedules

Operated by A319/A340/A330 aircraft

7 weekly flights ex Johannesburg – MON-SUN with departures at 09h40 from Johannesburg on a SAT/SUN and departures at 17h00 from Mauritius on a FRI/SAT

3 weekly flights ex Cape Town – TUE/THU/SUN

2 weekly flights ex Durban – FRI/SUN

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Cabin Baggage

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Checked Baggage

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Excess Baggage

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Carriage of Sports Equipment

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Air Mauritius Destinations

Indian Ocean: Reunion * 2 Airports (St Denis & Pierrefonds) - Rodrigues - Antananarivo
Africa: Johannesburg - Cape Town - Durban - Nairobi
India: Mumbai - Delhi - Bangalore - Chennai
Far East: Singapore - Kuala Lumpur - Hong Kong – Shanghai - Beijing
Australia: Perth
Europe: London - Paris

Air Mauritius Travel Smart Program

Travel in low season and save!

Air Mauritius’ Travel Smart Program offers value added benefits to encourage South African travellers to visit the tropical island in low, cool seasons. The value proposition targets all market segments including corporate travel, conferencing, incentives, MICE, travel agents and tour operators. It offers more value for money with benefits like business class lounge access, increased luggage allowances, free trips for children and discounts for honeymooners.

The Travel Smart Program gives consumers reduced airfares and benefits throughout the year during low season periods. With this program, a family of four travelling in May, can save up to R8 550. Terms and conditions apply.

Leading hotels in Mauritius also offer additional benefits when travelling on the Travel Smart Program through our tour operator partners including Beachcomber, The Holiday Factory, World Leisure Holidays, Club med, Flight Centre, Thompsons tours, Mauritius Travel Specialists, Travelstart Online, One Stop Travel, Holiday Tours, I Go Travel, African Shores, Good Taste Travel, Indian Ocean Island.

For more information, contact Air Mauritius on +27 87 1511 848 or any of the above partners.

Airport facilities

Access to lounge

Business class and kestrelflyer Elite Card Holders have access to the lounges. Please collect your invitation card at the check-in desk.

O.R. Tambo International Airport – The SAA Lounge
King Shaka International Airport – The Alba Easy lounge
Cape Town International Airport – The Premier Lounge

Passport and Visa requirements in Mauritius

South African nationals visiting Mauritius for tourism purposes do not require a visa prior to travel subject to conditions, including being in possession of a valid passport and a return or onward ticket. For complementary information, please visit the following website:

For any queries, you may contact the Passport and Immigration Office in Mauritius or the nearest Mauritian Embassy or Consulate. The contact details of the Passport and Immigration Office are as follows:

Passport and Immigration Office,
Sterling House,
11-19 Lislet Geoffroy Street,
Tel : (230) 210-9312 to 210-9317
Fax (230)210-9322
E-Mail Address :


English is the official language of Mauritius, and is spoken by most Mauritians working in the tourism industry. Creole is the most widely used language and most Mauritians can speak French.

Health Requirements

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age and coming from infected areas. Infected areas are those areas which the World Health Organisation includes in the endemic zones.

What to wear

In the winter months (June -September), carry a light woollen jersey for the cool evenings. Otherwise pack only beach wear and casual clothing.

Medical Services

Public medical facilities are widely available. Private clinics also provide medical services for a fee.


Driving is on the left-hand side of the road. Foreigners holding a driving licence by a competent authority in their respective countries may be authorised to drive during their stay in Mauritius upon fulfilling formalities at the Traffic Branch, Line Barracks, Port-Louis, Mauritius

A driving licence held by such person issued by competent authorities needs to be produced. In case the person is above 60, a medical certificate as to his fitness is also required.

Other activities

Snorkelling – Explore the beautiful underwater sea treasures.
Golfing – World class golf courses.
Spas – For those who want to be pampered, there are many spas to choose from.
Deep Sea Fishing – Mauritius is a paradise for deep sea fishing. Species include the blue or black marlin, all types of sharks, yellow tuna, the Bonitos, the ‘emperor’, the pèlerin, the bécune or the barracuda.