|SAT :||Embarkation Mahe Victoria- Ilet
Embarkation takes place at 1030hrs. After embarkation you will have an official welcome and briefing by the captain. Approximately at 12:00 you will depart from Port Victoria and will sail around the beautiful coastline of Mahé's northern peninsula, past the beautiful bay of Beau Vallon, and along the dramatic backdrop of the northwestern coast of the island, with its opposing granite boulders, lush vegetation and striking blue water. In the evening get ready for a welcome barbeque dinner on board with Creole delicacies.
Ilet- Baie Ternay Marine Park- Beau Vallon Bay
In the morning you will set sail for Baie Ternay Marine Park and Nature Reserve located on the western coast of Mahé, where calm and crystal- clear waters provide great snorkelling and diving opportunities during the day. In the afternoon you will sail back to the known Beau Vallon Bay where the yacht will anchor in one of the island's best places to watch the countless shades of pink and orange of an unforgettable Seychelles sunset.
Beau Vallon Bay- Curieuse
In the morning you will start sailing towards Curieuse for a visit of this virtually uninhabited island. You will be able to walk along the island on beautiful walking track where you will be able to experience the island's vast mangrove forests and its giant tortoise farm, along with the historic ruins of this former leper colony. For lunch you will have a great beach barbeque. In the afternoon you can just relax and enjoy the island's beautiful beach and turquoise waters or use any of the water-sports offered on board.
Curieuse- Praslin/ Anse Possession
You will set sail for Anse Possession on the island of Praslin, upon arrival you will disembark for an included excursion to the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Vallée de Mai nature reserve. This ancient forest is home to the infamous double coconut, the coco de mer, as well as the Black Parrot, unique to the island of Praslin. Explore the valley's eerie pathways beneath its canopy of massive palms, before returning onboard where you can enjoy a dive or snorkel in crystal blue waters.
Praslin – La Digue
A morning sail brings you to La Digue, a sleepy island community where ox-carts and bicycles still remain the most common mode of transportation throughout the island which is considered to be one of the most picturesque and traditional islands of the Seychelles. La Digue is home to the endemic Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher, and is perhaps most famous for its massive granite boulder formations at Anse Source d'Argent, which is thought to be the most photographed beach on earth and by many of the nicest beaches worldwide. Explore the entire island by an easy going bicycle ride, stopping by Union Estate, a sprawling network of traditional island activities, including a copra mill, vanilla plantation, and shipyard.
La Digue – St. Pierre – Anse Lazio/ Praslin
In the morning you will sail back towards Praslin for a visit to the tiny, picturesque granite outcrop of St. Pierre. St. Pierre is an great site snorkelling and diving site, with the nooks and crannies of its granite boulders teeming with marine life. In the afternoon you will arrive in Anse Lazio, one of the most beautiful beaches on Praslin Island which is also an ideal place for swimming, snorkeling and other water sports.
Anse Lazio – Cousin- St. Anne Marine National Park/ Mahe
Sail towards the small beautiful island of Cousin where you can vist this strictly protected nature reserve, famed for its sea bird colonies and also as a sanctuary for Seychelles rare endemic land birds and other native species. In the afternoon your vessel starts sailing towards Mahé, anchoring overnight in the Ste Anne Marine National Park with its cluster of lush granite islands.
Disembarkation- Victoria/Mahe -
Disembarkation takes place at the Inter-Island Quay, Port Victoria at 08.30 am.