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Seychelles - ideas for exploring

05 April 2013

The Seychelles has so much to offer. See some o f the most exciting activities to consider on your next visit to the Seychelles:

Explore exotic plant and animal life - about half of the Seychelles Islands are set aside for conservation & the protection of rare species of plants & birds. The ocean around the islands is a whale sanctuary.

Activities you can enjoy in the Seychelles include sailing, windsurfing and paragliding at Mahe's Beau Vallon Bay and Grand Anse and Mahe are both perfect for fishing.

Hire a mini-moke or jeep and explore this beautiful, untouched island at leisure.

Enjoy the variety of watersports, including scuba diving.
 Go snorkelling to see the magical underwater habitat of these islands.

Explore some of the best deep sea diving sites in the world.

Search for buried treasure at Bel Ombre.

Go shopping in Victoria's craft market.

Take a helicopter flip & enjoy spectacular views of the island from above.

Take time out to enjoy some of the exciting and comprehensive sightseeing excursions on offer.

Every traveller to the Seychelles should try to ISLAND HOP. The islands are all so different that it's well worth including island hopping in your itinerary.

Go on a big game fishing adventure.

Mahe is a bird watcher's paradise - you can see many endangered species here.

Visit the Botanical Gardens to see the many species of orchid, especially the national flower, the Tropical-Bird-Orchid - its small white flowers with tapering petals resemble its namesake as well as giant tortoises.

Laze on magnificent golden beaches.

Explore the magnificent Vallee De Mai Nature Reserve in Praslin, known as the Garden of Eden, which is home to the magical coco de mer nut and the rare Black Parrot.

See the famous Coco de Mer Palm.

St Anne Marine National Park, excellent snorkeling.

Spend time at Cote d'Or beach, ideal for swimming and sunbathing.

Visit spectacular Anse Lazio, voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and great for snorkelling.

Take a number of exciting sightseeing excursions to nearby islands.

In 1968 the Council for Bird Preservation bought the island of Cousin & made it into a nature reserve, home to the brush warbler, which was almost extinct, plus 7 breeding species of seabird & hawksbill turtles. Even centipedes are protected.

Just off the coast of Praslin is the Curieuse Marine National Park, a land and sea park full of fish and coral in extraordinary colours.