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Cruising in the Seychelles

12 days from £5,190pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

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Itinerary highlights

  • Discover Mahe's history on a private island tour.

  • Cruise the Seychelles inner islands.

  • Learn about the native Coco De Mer palm.

  • Enjoy the flavours of traditional Creole food.

  • Spot nesting seabirds and Hawksbill turtles on Cousin Island.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Mahé Island
  • Seychelles Cruise
  • Curieuse
  • Seychelles Cruise
  • Cousin Island
  • Seychelles Cruise
  • Aride
  • Seychelles Cruise
  • Praslin
  • Mahé Island

Itinerary idea in detail

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With international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Mahé Island.

Day 2 Mahé Island

Mahé Island

On arrival in at Mahé airport, you will be met by an Audley representative who will escort you through the airport and onwards to your hotel transfer.

Day 3 Mahé Island

Mahé Island

This morning you will be collected from your hotel and taken on a full guided tour of Mahé. On this tour you will discover the natural delights of the island, learn more about its history and plant life as well as sampling some of the local rum.

Day 4 Seychelles Cruise

Mahé Island , Seychelles Cruise

Today you will be collected from your hotel by our local representative and transferred to Mahé's Inter Island Quay. Here you will board the MY Pegasus for a four night relaxed paced cruise around some of the Seychelles most prestigious islands. On board you can settle into your modestly sized cabin before getting acquainted with your fellow passengers at the outdoor bar upon the sun deck.


Day 5 Seychelles Cruise

Curieuse , Seychelles Cruise

Start the day by sailing north-east to reach the uninhabited island of Curieuse. The island is still one of the only locations where the native Coco de mer palm grows and home to over 300 Aldabra tortoise. Learn about the islands history via a guided walking excursion before retreating to the beach for a barbecue and an afternoon of sea activities.


Day 6 Seychelles Cruise

Cousin Island , Seychelles Cruise

Cared for by Nature Seychelles and Bird Life International; Cousin Island Special Reserve is home to over a quarter million nesting seabirds and is an important breeding site for Hawksbill turtles. Sail onwards to Anse Lazio beach on Praslin's northern coast. Regularly named one of the world's most beautiful beaches, Anse Lazio is renowned for its scattering of granite boulders upon white sand and crystal waters teamed with a lush tropical backdrop.


Day 7 Seychelles Cruise

Aride , Seychelles Cruise

The northernmost granitic island in the Seychelles is Aride. It's dedicated to conservation supported through ecotourism and is home to the endemic flowering shrub Wright's Gardenia. A guided hike to the highest point of the island offers an insight into the islands flora and wonderful views of the land and sea below. A Creole evening will theme your final night on board with music, dancing and typical Creole flavours.


Day 8 Praslin


After breakfast this morning you will disembark your cruise on Praslin's Baie St Anne jetty. A local representative will meet you here and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 9 Praslin


Today you could take a guided tour of the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve located at the heart of the island - the park is one of the two locations where the Coco de mer palm grows naturally.

Day 10 Praslin


Hop on the inter-island ferry which will sail you the 15-minute journey across to the sleepy island of La Digue. Here you can easily rent bicycles and guide yourself around the island, spending the afternoon lazing on the beautiful Anse Source d'Argent beach located in L'Union Estate.

Day 11 Mahé Island

Praslin , Mahé Island

Today you will be collected by private car and transferred to Praslin's jetty in order to catch the island ferry. Take in the wonderful vistas as you cruise on the approximate one hour journey back to Mahé.

Day 12 International return flight

Mahé Island , International return flight

Today you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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Audley Travel specialist Alice

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The specialist who designs your trip to the Seychelles will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

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