Mayotte Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Mayotte Travel Vaccines and Advice

Mayotte is an island situated in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Southeast Africa. Renowned for its glorious displays of fauna and flora, you can expect to see species such as lemurs, sea turtles and humpback whales. Why not take a boat trip to participate in some deep sea diving or take a stroll around Saziley National Park for sweeping views of the coastline? Rouaka Waterfalls will stun you with their natural beauty, whilst Musicale Beach proves a perfect location for watching the infamous island sunsets. Whilst in Mayotte, try some seafood specialties such as freshly caught crab or calamari, paired perfectly with a spiced rum cocktail. The shops, restaurants and businesses are clustered in Mamoudzou, which forms the ‘urban’ center of the island.

Make sure you know about Mayotte’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A stunning landscape in Mayotte By Frédéric Ducarme – Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Recommended travel vaccinations for Mayotte

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
Yellow FeverMosquito bites
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Mayotte

MedicationAdditional Information
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea
Malarone, Doxycycline or MefloquineRecommended anti-malaria medication

Current Weather in Mayotte


Medical Care in Mayotte

Medical care in Mayotte is limited. You should purchase a good travel insurance policy before your trip, including medical repatriation coverage. Serious illnesses or injuries during your trip to Mayotte may require evacuation to other countries in Africa or Europe. The Mayotte Hospital Center serves all of Mayotte.

Make sure to bring a well-stocked medical kit and any prescriptions with you.

 If you have an emergency in Mayotte, you can dial 15 for the police.

Is Mayotte Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Demonstrations Risk of violence
Public transportation Only taxis are available
Marine transportation Ferries available
Road safety Roads are paved, with lack of maintenance and lighting
Health Zika virusDengue fever and Chikungunya warning
Risk level Normal security precautions
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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Mayotte?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Mayotte. Your passport must be valid forthe length of your trip.

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Embassy of Canada to Mayotte information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Embassy to France
Street Address:
130, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
75008 Paris

Tel.: +33 (0)1 44 43 29 02
Fax: +33 (0)1 44 43 29 86

Email: [email protected]

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in France. There is no Canadian government office in Mayotte.

Click here to access the embassy’s website