• Seychelles beach
  • Tropical fish
  • Seychelles

Garden of Eden Seychelles

Discover the paradise of the Seychelles on this superb 8-night yacht cruise holiday exploring the unique natural habitats of birds, turtles and tortoises, with plenty of time for diving, snorkelling and swimming. Includes return flights from Manchester airport

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8 Nights from £2385pp

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Discover the unspoilt Seychelles on this island-hopping cruise in the spectacular Indian Ocean. These islands are bursting with character, with an abundance of wildlife and tropical fish.

Discover the bird colonies of Aride, the quaint island of La Digue and walk through the rainforests to see the famous 'Coco de Mer' palm trees.

Swimming, diving and snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters are virtually always possible throughout the entire duration of the cruise.

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Sunset over a Seychelles resort
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Day 1 : UK - Mahe

Fly overnight from Manchester to Mahe.

Day 2 : Port Victoria (Mahe) - St Anne

Arrive at Mahe and embark ship with a welcome cocktail. Cruise to St Anne and enjoy a relaxing swim stop. You'll anchor overnight near the island. Welcome Dinner this evening.

Day 3 : St Anne Island - Curieuse

Cruise to the uninhabited island of Curieuse, home to giant tortoises. On an optional walking excursion with a park guide visit a farm and mangrove forests then enjoy a BBQ lunch on the beach, followed by beach and sea activities. Overnight at anchor.

Day 4 : Cousin Island - Anse Lazio

Sail to Cousin Island where there is an optional excursion to the Bird Sanctuary. A quarter million birds breed on Cousin Island and it also home to several nesting beaches for turtles. This afternoon sail to Anse Lazio, Praslin, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world where there is time for water sports, snorkelling or optional diving. Evening at anchor.

Day 5 : Aride - St Pierre Island - Baie St Anne

Sail to the dramatic granite island of Aride where an optional excursion heads to the top of the island for amazing views. The island is home to the Wright's gardenia which is found nowhere else on earth and to bird species including the Audubon's shearwater. Cruise to St Pierre Island for a swim and snorkelling stop then at sunset cruise to Baie St Anne. Overnight at dock. Creole night.

Day 6 : Baie St Anne - Felicite - La Digue

Perhaps join the optional excursion to the famous Vallee de Mai Reserve, a World Heritage site, to stroll amongst tall palm trees which produce the famous Coco de Mer and look for a black parrot that is only found in Praslin. Spend the afternoon at leisure snorkelling or join an optional diving excursion. Evening sailing to La Digue. Overnight at anchor.

Day 7 : La Digue - Moyenne Island

La Digue is a quiet island community with no cars, just bicycles and oxcarts. There is an optional excursion to the Veuve Nature Reserve through Union Plantation to l'Anse Source d'Argent beach. Visit the copra kiln, a traditional coconut oil mill and colonial plantation house at the L'Union Estate before enjoying time at l'Anse Source d'Argent beach. Admire the magnificent rock formations before shopping for souvenirs at La Passe. This evening, sail to Moyenne Island. Overnight at anchor.

Day 8 : Moyenne Island - Mahe

Enjoy a short tour of the island with time for a swim, before a BBQ on the beach. This afternoon, cruise to Victoria Port then Inter Island Quay in Mahe. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening. Overnight in Mahe.

Day 9 : Mahe - UK

Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation in a double or twin cabin with ensuite facilities and air conditioning
  • Return flights from Manchester
  • Overseas airport transfers
  • Full board with American buffet breakfast and two main meals on board daily
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and bottled water free all day
  • Use of fishing equipment (subject to availability)
  • English speaking Cruise Escort

Price Does Not Include

  • Port Charges
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Shore excursions
  • Personal expenses

2018 Departures

Ship: Pegasus Our Price From
May 25; Jun 01, 08, 15, 22, 29£2599
Jul 06, 13, 20, 27; Aug 03, 10, 17, 24, 31; Sep 07, 14, 21, 28£2439
Oct 05, 12, 19, 27£2599
Nov 02, 16, 23, 30£2709
Dec 07, 14£2525
Dec 21, 28£2709

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

2019 Departures

Ship: Pegasus Our Price From
Jan 04£2549
Jan 11, 18, 25; Feb 01, 08, 15, 22; Mar 01, 08, 15, 22, 29; Apr 05, 12, 19, 26; May 03, 10, 17, 24£2549
May 31; Jun 07, 14, 21; Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30; Sep 06, 13, 20, 27£2385
Oct 04, 11, 18, 25£2549

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a Cat C cabin. Regional flight supplement may apply.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat B - Up to Oct 2018: £130pp - £220pp Nov 2018 - Oct 2019: £182pp - £227pp
  • Cat A - Up to Oct 2018: £360pp - £605pp Nov 2018 - Oct 2019: £591pp - £636pp
  • Port Taxes and Other Charges: Up to Oct 2018: £300pp Nov 2018 - Oct 2019: £314pp
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