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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 colourful coral reefs and stunning marine life

Cruise Only
8 nights from £3026pp

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

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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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

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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
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
    • Dec 6th - Mahe and back - Sailing on: Le Bougainville From: £5724
      Prestige Staterooms Deluxe Suites Privilege Suites Grand Deluxe Suites Owners Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £5724 Blue Water Price from: £7933 Blue Water Price from: £11379 Blue Water Price from: £12418 Blue Water Price from: £12986
    • Dec 26th - Mahe and back - Sailing on: Le Bougainville From: £5303
      Prestige Staterooms Deluxe Suites Privilege Suites
      Blue Water Price from: £5303 Blue Water Price from: £7813 Blue Water Price from: £11748

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 3rd - Mahe and back - Sailing on: Le Bougainville From: £3387
      Prestige Staterooms Privilege Suites Owners Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3387 Blue Water Price from: £7795 Blue Water Price from: £11903
    • Jan 11th - Mahe and back - Sailing on: Le Bougainville From: £3026
      Deluxe Staterooms Prestige Staterooms Deluxe Suites Privilege Suites Grand Deluxe Suites Owners Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3026 Blue Water Price from: £3387 Blue Water Price from: £5209 Blue Water Price from: £7795 Blue Water Price from: £8569 Blue Water Price from: £11903
    • Jan 19th - Mahe and back - Sailing on: Le Bougainville From: £3387
      Prestige Staterooms Deluxe Suites Privilege Suites Grand Deluxe Suites Owners Suite
      Blue Water Price from: £3387 Blue Water Price from: £5209 Blue Water Price from: £7795 Blue Water Price from: £8569 Blue Water Price from: £11903

Price Information

  • A fluid pricing structure is in place and prices can change at any time
Map for Essential Seychelles