Mahe, Victoria / St AnneEmbark this afternoon. After the welcome cocktail and safety drill, leave port Victoria in the and sail north to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship. Overnight at anchor near St Anne and enjoy a welcome dinner on board.
St. Anne / Curieuse IslandLeave St. Anne early this morning to reach Curieuse, an uninhabited island that was once a leper colony and now home to giant tortoises. Your guided walking excursion brings you to visit the island's farm, and along mangrove forests. Return to the beach for a BBQ under the trees. For the rest of the afternoon, enjoy a variety of water sports and beach activities. Overnight at anchor.
Cousin Island / Anse LazioThis morning sail to Cousin island. Join an optional excursion to the Bird Sanctuary, in the care of Bird Life International. A quarter million birds breed on Cousin, which also hosts several nesting beaches for turtles. Later this afternoon reach Anse Lazio, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Time for water sports, snorkeling, or an optional diving excursion. Evening at anchor.
Aride / St. PierreArrive at Aride this morning, a striking granite island north of Praslin. Unlike her name, the island has a dense vegetation and is home to colonies of birds. Your optional excursion takes you all the way to the top of the island for an amazing view. The island is home to the Wright's gardenia, found nowhere else on earth, and to bird species like the Audubon's shearwater and the Seychelles warbler. After lunch reach St. Pierre for a 3 hour snorkeling and swimming stop. At sunset, leave St Pierre for Baie St Anne, Praslin. Overnight at dock while enjoying Creole Night on board.
Baie St Anne, Praslin / DisembarkDisembark this morning for your continued journey home.