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Aride Island Nature Reserve

The northernmost of Granitic Seychelles, Aride Island Nature Reserve is the breeding ground of 18 species of seabirds, including frigate birds, red-tailed tropicbirds, and the world's largest colonies of lesser noddy and roseate terns. The 68-hectare island is a conservation site hosting one of the most important seabird populations in the Indian Ocean. The coral reefs here make it one of

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Aride Island, Seychelles

Cousin Island Nature Reserve

One tiny bird is responsible for the preservation of this beautiful island: the rare Seychelles warbler. Cousin Island Special Reserve was established in 1968 to protect this rare species, as well as many other endemic bird species. It is also the most important nesting site in the entire western Indian Ocean for the critically endangered hawksbill turtle. Cousin Island is also

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Cousin Island, Seychelles

Anse Volbert

On the northeast coast of Praslin, Anse Volbert (also known as Côte d'Or) is one of the island's most popular beaches. Warm, shallow water laps the sun-bleached sands, and coral reefs beckon just offshore. The calm waters are also safe for swimming with small children. Anse Volbert is one of the island's main resort areas, and you'll find many hotels and

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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Cathedral Of Our Lady Of Immaculate Conception

The imposing cathedral with intricate carvings & delicate tapestries was constructed on the site where Father Leon of Avanchers built the first church here in 1851. Devoted to the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, the cathedral also holds the tomb of the first Seychellois Bishop – Felix Paul – who passed away on 21st November 2001. The cathedral is another

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Victoria, Seychelles

Seychelles Natural History Museum

One of the most important tourist attractions of Seychelles, the National History Museum in Victoria city exhibits flora, fauna, and geological history of the archipelago. The museum also imparts awareness about the major environmental problems so as to preserve the natural heritage.  Established in 1964, the Seychelles Natural History Museum is located in the capital city of Victoria on Mahé Island,

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Victoria, Seychelles

Morne Seychellois National Park

The Morne Seychellois National Park is situated on the island of Mahe, the largest island of the Seychelles archipelago. Morne Seychellois covers an area of approximately 3,045 hectares, more than 20% of Mahe and made up of a mixture of mangroves, lush tropical jungles, and tall mountains.  The national park covers roughly 20% of the total area of Mahé. The park

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Mahe Island, Seychelles

Sainte Anne Marine National Park

There is much to see in the Ste. Anne Marine National Park, which is set amid dazzling turquoise waters and is thus a perfect snorkeling spot.  Situated about 5km from the main island of Mahé, this picturesque Marine Park comprises 6 islands just off the coast of Mahe. These islands include Ste Anne, Ile Moyenne, Ile Ronde, Ile Longue, Ile

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Sainte Anne Island, Seychelles

Vallée De Mai National Park

This UNESCO World Heritage Site on Praslin island is known to preserve a prehistoric forest that has been housing several endemic species of flora and fauna for ages. These include giant coco de mer fruit palm, vanilla orchids, splayed traveller’s palm, Seychelles bulbul, fruit pigeon, and black parrot – the national bird of Seychelles. Tourists can take a hike along

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Praslin Island, Seychelles

Anse Intendance

Anse Intendance is a small crescent of sand frayed with palm trees. The beach is not the safest place to try swimming. But the beach is perfect for surfing, sunbathing, and photography. The powdry-white sand of this beach blends perfectly with the crystal clear waters of the ocean, making it a nice spot for reviving and some quiet time for

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Mahe Island, Seychelles

Beau Vallon Beach

The Beau Vallon Beach is among the most popular tourist attractions in Seychelles. The beach offers watersports – such as jet skiing and water skiing – and picturesque views of Silhouette Island. Also, known to be one of the most commercial beaches in Seychelles, you can find a number of great hotels and amazing restaurants here to dine at for

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Mahe Island, Seychelles