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Curieuse & St. Pierre


Departure at 09:15hrs to Curieuse Island (Baie Laraie), where most boat trips stop first.

On no other island in the Inner Seychelles, will you have the opportunity to experience

more than 200 giant land tortoises living freely. You will be surprised how active the

turtles can be compared to their confined species! Curieuse together with Praslin are the

only islands on which the Coco de Mer grows naturally.

Afterwards, a nice hike through dense mangrove forest leads to the other side to

Anse St. José, where a delicious Creole barbeque awaits you. The island was once home

to a colony of leprosy patients which resided here at Anse St. José. The ruins of their

homes can still be seen and the colonial-style Doctor’s House has been converted into a

museum and visitor center. After lunch, you have some time to enjoy the beautiful beach.

In the afternoon we continue to St. Pierre for snorkeling.


St. Pierre is one of many small islands in the bay of Côte d'Or on the northwest side of

Praslin and is located just 1.5 km from Anse Volbert beach. The washed-out granite rocks

and the small palm crown make this little island the epitome of the ideal Seychelles

island. Their image is very common in advertising for the Seychelles and is popular

with swimmers and snorkelers alike. In addition to countless reef fish you can also

meet with a little luck, sea turtles.

Return about 15:30hrs

Price: € 100 per person | € 40 per child (6 to 11 years)

Included: Landing fee, barbecue, water and soft drinks

Recommended to bring with on this tour: Towel, sunscreen protection,
comfortable shoes or sandals for walking, 1 Liter of water per person, hand
sanitizer, snorkeling gear


Curieuse Island
Curieuse Island
Snorkeling Seychelles
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