Embark this afternoon. After the welcome cocktail and safety drill, leave port Victoria in the Seychelles and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship. Overnight at anchor near St Anne.
Sail to Curieuse and arrive early this morning. Explore this uninhabited island, once a leper colony and home to giant tortoises. Your guided walking excursion brings you to a farm and takes you along mangrove forests. Return to the beach for a BBQ under the trees. Afterward, enjoy an afternoon of beach and sea activities. Overnight at anchor.
This morning sail to Cousin island. Join an optional excursion to the Bird Sanctuary which is in the care of Bird Life International. A quarter million birds breed on Cousin, which also has several nesting beaches for turtles. In the afternoon sail to Anse Lazio, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. There is time for water sports, snorkeling or optional diving while you stay here. Evening at anchor.
Leave early in the morning to reach Aride, a striking granite island north of Praslin. Unlike her name, the island has a dense vegetation and is home to colonies of birds. An 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. Reach St Pierre after lunch for a three hour snorkeling and swimming stop. At sunset, leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne, Praslin. Overnight at dock while enjoying Creole Night.
Disembark for an optional excursion to the famous Vallee de Mai Reserve, a world heritage site. Explore the pathways under tall palm trees which produce the famous Coco de Mer. Along the way you might sight a black parrot only found in Praslin. Sail this afternoon to Felicite for swimming, snorkeling, or an optional diving excursion on this uninhabited island. Sail this evening into La Digue, where you anchor in front of the port overnight.
Wake up in La Digue, a quaint community in the Seychelles where time is standing still. Oxcarts and bicycles still outnumber cars by far. An optional morning oxcart tour arrives at the picturesque Anse de Source d’ Argent for a refreshing swim. It is said that this is the most photographed beach in the world. Late afternoon sail to Moyenne Island, found opposite Mahe. Arrive this evening and overnight at anchor.
Join a short guided trip around the island and take some time for a swim. Enjoy a beach BBQ and then take advantage of your last opportunity for snorkeling and swimming. Leave Moyenne Island for Mahe's Victoria Port in the afternoon. Later, reach the Inter Island Quay on Mahe. There is a Captain's Farewell Dinner with live music and dancing to celebrate your final evening onboard. Overnight in Mahe.
Disembark this morning for your continued journey home.
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|Port Fees: $400 per person|
|Port Fees: $400 per person|