DAY 1: MAHE - ST ANNE ISLAND
Embarkation between 3pm and 4pm at Inter Island quay. Welcome cocktail and safety drill and then set sail for 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. Morning walking excursion (included) of this uninhabited island, home to giant tortoises. Return to the beach for a BBQ under the trees and afternoon at leisure on the beach. Overnight at anchor.
DAY 3: CURIEUSE - COUSIN ISLAND - ANSE LAZIO
In the morning set sail for Cousin Island. Walking excursion to the Bird Sanctuary (included) 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: ANSE LAZIO – ARIDE - ST PIERRE - BAIE ST ANNE, PRASLIN
In the morning set sail to Aride. Walking excursion to the top of the island(included) 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, lunch on board and 3 hour snorkelling and swimming stop at St Pierre. At sunset, leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne, Praslin. Overnight at dock. Creole Night.
DAY 5: PRASLIN – FELICITE – LA DIGUE
After breakfast optional tour to visit the Vallée de Mai on Praslin. In the afternoon set sail to Felicite for snorkelling. Evening sailing to La Digue. Anchor in front of the port. Overnight in La Digue.
DAY 6: LA DIGUE - MOYENNE ISLAND
All day optional excursion on La Digue where bicycles still outnumber cars by far! The tour visits the picturesque Anse de Source d’ Argent beach for a refreshing swim. Late afternoon sailing to Moyenne Island, opposite Mahé. Overnight at anchor.
DAY 7: MOYENNE ISLAND – MAHE
Short guided tour around the island and time for a swim. Leave Moyenne Island for Mahe’s Victoria port in the afternoon and late afternoon arrival at Inter Island Quay on Mahé. Captain’s farewell dinner with live music and dancing. Overnight in Mahé.
DAY 8: MAHE (VICTORIA)
Disembarkation between 9am and 10am
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
Some excursions are included in the cruise and there are 2 optional excursions. Please click here to find out more.