Blue Water Holidays
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Essential Seychelles

Enjoy a glimpse of paradise on this brand new luxury expedition cruise to the heart of the spectacular Seychelles, with opportunities for diving and snorkelling among the stunning marine life

Cruise Only
8 nights

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Praslin
  • Anse Source d'Argent
  • Praslin
  • La Digue
  • Seychelles marine life

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Essential Seychelles Special Offer

Explore the heart of the Seychelles on this luxury expedition cruise with Zodiac landings accompanied by expert natural guides and the chance to encounter locals on the islands.

Enjoy unforgettable snorkelling among Sainte Anne Marine National Park's coral reefs then look out for the Aldabra giant tortoises on Curieuse Island. The Aride nature reserve is home to thousands of birds including some endemic species whilst the famous sea coconuts grow in the Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve in Praslin.

Beautiful beaches lined with palm trees and granite rock formations await on Grande Soeur and La Digue including the famous beach Anse Source d'Argent.

CP753 Operated by Ponant Luxury and Expedition


Essential Seychelles Itinerary

Day 1 - Mahe (Seychelles)

Embark Le Bougainville in Mahe.

Day 2 - Sainte Anne Marine National Park

The colourful coral reefs of Sainte Anne Marine National Park are home to stunning species, guaranteeing unforgettable snorkelling.

Day 3 - Saint Joseph Atoll

There is a wide range of marine life to discover in St Joseph Atoll's lagoon including stingrays and turtles. Enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the turquoise waters or simply relax on the white sands.

Day 4 - Curieuse Island

The uninhabited granite island of Curieuse is set just off the coast of Praslin and is home to hundreds of giant tortoises.

Day 5 - Aride Island

Explore Aride, a striking granite island with dense vegetation and home to the Wright's gardenia found nowhere else on earth and to bird species like the Audubon's shearwater, the Seychelles warbler.

Day 6 - Grande Soeur

Grande Soeur is a private granite island covered with tropical forests. The surrounding crystalline waters are perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving.

Day 7 - Praslin Island

The UNESCO-listed Vallée de Mai nature reserve in the heart of Praslin's stunning tropical rainforest is home to the famous sea coconut which can weigh up to 20kg.

Day 8 - La Digue

There are very few vehicles on the island of La Digue. The beaches are breathtaking, with the stunning Anse de Source d'Argent framed by magnificent boulders, said to be the most photographed beach in the world. The crystal clear waters are perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

Day 9 - Mahe

Disembark Le Bougainville in Mahe.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 8-night full board cruise
  • All landings and trips by zodiac
  • Expert guides
  • Open bar with wine, beer and house champagne
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Captain's Farewell Dinner
  • 24 hour room service (selected menu)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi on board

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights - please contact us for details
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Port and safety charges
Map for Essential Seychelles