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Mahe Tours & Excursions

The Seychelles consist of about 115 islands each of them unique and marvelous. These tours are therefore the ideal way to experience the hidden beauties.

Whether on foot or by bicycle, on a boat or an ox cart: discover the most beautiful beaches in the Seychelles, step on haunted trails and marvel at the mighty coastal areas of the archipelago.

Choose what our excursions, private guided tours or hiking and trails offers and send us a request with your preference, we will organize everything for you.

We highly recommend that you experience at least two Excursions during your Seychelles Holiday. For Excursions from Mahe Island click :

https://visionvoyages.com/mahe-tours-excursions/

Full Day Praslin & La Digue by Boat inc Lunch

Praslin, the second largest island in Seychelles, lies approximately 1 hour by boat from Mahe. Visitors will be able to visit the Vallee-de-Mai, the only place on earth where the giant Coco-de-Mer nut grows in its natural state – a walk along the tended paths of this primeval forest, listening to the trill of the rare Black Parrot, transports one to the beginning of time; giving credence to the legends of this World Heritage Site being the original Garden of Eden. The tour includes a visit to the famous Anse Lazio beach, before the 15-minutes crossing to La Digue, during which one has a good chance to spot dolphins.

Visitors to La Digue island will marvel at the timeless atmosphere, with the comforts of the 21st century blending smoothly with the tranquility of yesteryear, where life is lived mainly at the pace of the oxen. Transfer from the jetty is by ox-cart to L’Union Estate for a tour of the copra sheds, the giant land tortoises and the recently refurbished colonial plantation house, location of the film “Goodbye Emmanuelle”.

The tour of La Digue resumes by ‘camion’, an open-sided truck with canopy, stopping at Anse Source d’Argent, one of the most spectacular beaches in the world, allowing you ample time to photograph the impressive granite rock formations. This 11-hour tour, which sometimes starts on La Digue, is an attractive opportunity to visit the highlights of both islands in one day.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 06h10-06h30 South : 05h45-06h20 East : 06h30-06h50 West : 06h05-06h40

 

Days of Operation : Mon – Fri   (Sat on Req) Adult : €219 Child : €131

Full Day Glass Bottom Boat (GBB) inc BBQ Lunch

The tour starts from the Marine Charter Harbour in Victoria where the marvelous underwater world awaits you in a reef safari adventure by glass bottom boat in the Ste Anne Marine Park.

There we stop to feed the fish and one can explore the fascinating underwater world by snorkeling and swimming with the fishes.

A mouth-watering buffet lunch is served on Moyenne Island which is another island in the marine park. After lunch, there is ample time for marine enthusiasts to explore the reefs through the windows of our semi-submersible vessel or for those more geared to relaxation, take a swim or simply take a nap on the beach of Moyenne Island.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 08h55 South : 07h45-08h20 East : 08h30-08h50 West : 08h05-08h40

 

Days of Operation : Mon – Sun Adult : €100 Child : €70

Full Day Reef Safari (Semi-Submersible) inc Creole BBQ Lunch

Starting with a transfer from your hotel to Victoria’s marina to board our catamaran, Anahita, for a trip to the middle of the harbour, where we stop to feed the fish and to explore explore the reefs through the windows of our air-conditioned semi-submersible vessel.

Thereafter, you are taken to some nearby reefs to enjoy and experience the fascinating underwater world by snorkeling and swimming with the fishes for about one hour.

A mouth watering buffet lunch prepared in traditional creole style is served on board. After lunch, you will be taken by dinghy to Moyenne Island which is an island in the marine park. There you can either swim or relax on the beach or go and and explore Moyenne Island which was once privately owned. There is a very nice beach on the other side of the island. On Moyenne there are many friendly land tortoise roaming around freely. Do note that they have the right of way.

For a perfect ending of the day, a “petit rum punch des Iles” is served on board whilst heading back to the Marine Charter and to your hotel.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 08h10-08h30 South : 07h45-08h20 East : 08h30-08h50 West : 08h05-08h40

 

Days of Operation : Tue/Thur/Fri/Sun Adult : €116 Child : €80

Full Day Trail & Catamaran Cruise inc Lunch

[On Request only – Subject to weather conditions (Wed only)]

An opportunity to experience a thrilling adventure trekking and cruising back on our catamaran “Catalina”. Starting from ‘Danzilles’, the palm-fringed trail meanders along the deserted northwest coast which is bordered with granite boulders.

Our experienced guides will talk about the wonders of the flora and fauna along the way. The 1.5 hour walk ends at ‘Anse Major’, where “Catalina” is moored in the sheltered bay. The day’s excursion continues with cruising on Catalina  to the Bay Ternay marine park, stopping at some beautiful snorkeling sites on the way. A delicious Creole buffet lunch is served on board

Guests not wishing to swim can spend time feeding the fish or sunbathing on the spacious deck.. For those not wishing to participate may instead choose to remain on “Catalina” and enjoy the sights relaxing on the day-long cruise along the coast. One can also cast a line for a bit of game fishing.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 08h10-08h30 South : 07h45-08h20 East : 08h30-08h50 West : 08h05-08h40

 

Days of Operation : Wed Adult : €116 Child : €80

Full Day Nature Trail to Anse Major / OR Copolia without Lunch

[On request only – Subject to weather conditions (Mon – Fri)]

 

Anse Major guided nature trail is a walk of one and a half hours duration along the northwest coast of Mahé  You will encounter huge granite boulders overlooking Beau Vallon Bay which will lead to the enchanting secluded cove of Anse Major. For about one and a half to three hours you may relax on the beautiful sandy beach of Anse Major, enjoy a swim or explore the surrounding area.

Copolia gives you a bird’s eye view of Mahe Island. If hiking is on your to-do list and you don’t mind maneuvering through trees and climbing a little steep climb, then you should choose Copolia Trail. You will not regret the sweat, pain and shredded calories when you find yourself amidst clouds at the top.

 
Days of Operation : On Request Adult : €100 Child : €76

Half Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour without Lunch

The tour begins with a transfer from your hotel for a stop in the colonial center of “the world’s smallest capital”, Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock Tower [twin of the one outside London’s Victoria Station].

A turn around the corner takes one to the ‘Codevar’ building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol Or [Creole Gold] are on display for sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragrances.

Visit of the Botanical Gardens at Mont Fleuri followed by a drive to View Point where you can see the bay of Victoria and Eden Island.

Pick-up Times: Morning (4 hours)

Days of Operation :  Mon – Sat Adult : €50 Child : €25

Half Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour with Lunch

The tour begins with a transfer from the hotel for a stop in the colonial center of “the world’s smallest capital”, Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock Tower [twin of the one outside London’s Victoria Station].

A turn around the corner takes one to the ‘Codevar’ building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol Or [Creole Gold] are on display for sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragrances.

Visit of the Botanical Gardens at Mont Fleuri followed by a drive to View Point where you can see the bay of Victoria and Eden Island. Thereafter you will be taken to a popular restaurant for your lunch before returning you back to your hotel.

Pick up times: Morning (4 hours)

Days of Operation : Mon – Sat Adult : €100 Child : €50

Full Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour without Lunch

The tour begins with a transfer from your hotel for a stop in the colonial center of “the world’s smallest capital”, Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock Tower [twin of the one outside London’s Victoria Station].

A turn around the corner takes one to the ‘Codevar’ building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol Or [Creole Gold] are on display for sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragrances.

This is followed by a drive across the Sans Soucis mountain pass, with a photo stop at the historical Mission Lodge, en-route to a Creole restaurant for your lunch (Lunch cost not included in this tour).

After lunch, the tour continues around the southern tip of the island to the restored colonial plantation of ‘Jardin du Roi’, which is steeped in the short history of the Creoles as well as the Georges family, whose family tree apparently carries a link to Louis XVII of France. A cold drink of home-grown fruit welcomes visitors, before they tour the surrounding plantation of vegetables, exotic fruits, herbs and spices. The rest of the afternoon is for relaxation, with a stop at the Craft Village on the way back to the hotel, at around 16h00.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 08h10-08h30 South : 07h45-08h20 East : 08h30-08h50 West : 08h05-08h40

 

Days of Operation : Mon – Fri  (Sat On Request) Adult : €75 Child : €40

Full Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour with Lunch

The tour begins with a transfer from your hotel for a stop in the colonial center of “the world’s smallest capital”, Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock Tower [twin of the one outside London’s Victoria Station].

A turn around the corner takes one to the ‘Codevar’ building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol Or [Creole Gold] are on display for sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragrances. This is followed by a drive across the Sans Soucis mountain pass, with a photo stop at the historical Mission Lodge, en-route to a Creole restaurant for lunch.

After lunch, the tour continues around the southern tip of the island to the restored colonial plantation of ‘Jardin du Roi’, which is steeped in the short history of the Creoles as well as the Georges family, whose family tree apparently carries a link to Louis XVII of France. A cold drink of home-grown fruit welcomes visitors, before they tour the surrounding plantation of vegetables, exotic fruits, herbs and spices.

The rest of the afternoon is for relaxation, with a stop at the Craft Village on the way back to the hotel, at around 16h00.

General Pick-up Times from Hotels :-

North : 08h10-08h30 South : 07h45-08h20 East : 08h30-08h50 West : 08h05-08h40

 

Days of Operation : Mon – Fri  (Sat on Request) Adult : €120 Child : €65

Full Day Cousin, Curieuse & St Pierre Islands by Catamaran inc BBQ Lunch – from Mahe

This tour starts with a ferry transfer to from Mahe to Praslin Baie Ste Anne jetty. For the 2-km crossing at 09h00 from the Baie Ste Anne Jetty to the Special Nature Reserve of Cousin island; our cruiser moors off-shore and tourists are taken to the island on a Reserve boat to prevent accidental introduction of pests to the island.

It is highly recommended that tourists come prepared to wrap their belongings in water-proof bags, and that they respect the safety regulations of donning life jackets and remaining seated until the craft is beached.

A warden leads the tour of Cousin island which abundance of species and habitats. From the coast with its protective mangroves, to the wetlands which attract dragonflies, moorhens, caecilians & Seychelles terrapins; on to the rejuvenated forest on the hill plateau which provides ideal nesting sites for large populations of shearwaters and bridled terns. Amongst its endemic trees – mapou, Indian mulberry and bwa sousouri. Endemic birds found on Cousin Island are the Magpie Robin, Sunbird, Fody, Blue Pigeon and the Warbler.

The tour continues with a 30minute boat ride from Cousin Island to Curieuse Island, where a splendid BBQ lunch is served on the beach. Curieuse island has a large population of giant tortoises, some can be seen next to the natural pond on the coast, whilst the majority roam across the island freely and can sometimes be tracked by their vociferate calls of intimate congress.

The tour ends with an hour’s snorkeling off the tiny island of St. Pierre. For the un-initiated, our crew is on hand with lightweight snorkeling vests to ensure that no-one misses the chance to view the abundant marine life.

Days of Operation : Tue/Thur Adult : €236 Child : €161

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Mahe Pricing

Standard Tours from Mahe Adults Price
(EUR)
Child Price
(EUR)
Days Of Operations
Full Day Praslin/La Digue-Boat/Boat inc Lunch 219 131 Mon – Fri
Sat on Request
Full Day Glass Bottom Boat inc BBQ Lunch & Marine Park Fee 100 70 Mon – Sun
Full Day Reef Safari (Semi-Submersible) inc Creole BBQ Lunch 116 80 Tue/Thur/Fri/Sun
Full Day Trail & Catamaran Cruise inc Lunch (Peaks of Paradise) 116 80 Wed
Full Day Nature Trail to Anse Major / OR Copolia without Lunch 100 76 On Request
Half Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour without Lunch 50 25 Sat On Req
Half Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour inc Lunch 100 50 Mon to Fri
Full Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour without Lunch 75 40 Sat On Req
Full Day Mahe Bus Discovery Tour inc Lunch 120 65 Mon to Fri
Full Day Cousin, Curieuse, St Pierre on Catamaran inc BBQ Lunch (From Mahe) 236 161 Tues/Thur
* Entrance Fees payable Direct or thru’ DMC
Entrance Fee – Botanical Gardens*, Victoria 8 8
Entrance Fee – Jardin Du Roi*, Anse Royale 18 18
Entrance Fee – National History Museum*, Victoria 12 12