Location and Travel Information

On this page you find an overview of all travel related information required to get to and from the conference.

The Second Africa Young Academies Regional Conference takes place in Bagatelle, Mauritius, from 24 to 26 October 2016.

Visa, International Travel, and Health Insurance:

Nationals of countries including Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia and most Western countries do not need a visa in advance. For more information on your visa provisions, please consult the website of the Passport and Immigration Office.

If you need further support regarding your visa please contact:

It is recommended to consider getting an international travel- and possibly also health insurance for your international travel.

Arrival by plane:

The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport at Plaisance in the southeast of the island is the major gateway for travellers coming from abroad. Air Mauritius operates network routes to local islands, international destinations (Africa, Australia, Asia and Europe) and daily flights connecting Plaisance Airport and Rodrigues.

Health Information for Travelers to Mauritius:


For further information please check with your National Department of Health or Federal Foreign Office.