DAY 1: MAHE INTER ISLAND QUAY - ST ANNE ISLAND
Embarkation between 3pm and 4pm. After a welcome cocktail we leave Port Victoria and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship. Overnight at anchor near St Anne. Welcome dinner.
DAY 2: ST ANNE ISLAND - CURIEUSE
We leave St Anne Island early in the morning to reach Curieuse. This morning we visit this uninhabited island, once a leper colony and home to giant tortoises. Our walking excursion (included) with a park guide will bring us to the farm, along mangrove forests. Later we return to the beach for a BBQ under the trees. In the afternoon you can enjoy the beach and sea activities. Overnight at anchor.
DAY 3: CURIEUSE - COUSIN ISLAND - PRASLIN
In the morning set sail for Cousin Island. Walking excursion (included) to the Bird Sanctuary which is in the care of Bird Life International. A quarter of a million birds breed on Cousin which also has several nesting beaches for turtles. In the afternoon set sail to Anse Lazio, Praslin, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Time for swimming and snorkelling. Evening at anchor.
DAY 4: PRASLIN – ARIDE - ST PIERRE - PRASLIN
In the morning set sail to Aride. Walking excursion (included) to the top of the island for an amazing view of the island. The island is home to the Wright's gardenia found nowhere else on earth and to bird species like the Audubon's shearwater, the Seychelles warbler. At noon set sail for St Pierre Island, reaching St Pierre after lunch for a 3 hour snorkelling and swimming stop. At sunset, leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne, Praslin. Overnight at dock. Creole Night.
DAY 5: BAIE ST ANNE, PRASLIN
Disembarkation between 9am and 10 am.
Please note: the itinerary is subject to change based on winds and sea conditions which may render anchorage and landing at some islands very difficult and the company reserves the right to change the itinerary for the safety of the passengers and of the ship.