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St. Pierre Island

St. Pierre Island: Our most recommended tours and activities

Curieuse, St Pierre, Lafarine, All Inclusive 2 Snorkle Stops

1. Curieuse, St Pierre, Lafarine, All Inclusive 2 Snorkle Stops

Start your day off with pickup from your hotel and a convenient transfer to the boat launch point. After a meet and greet by the crew, set off on your adventure. First, stop for a 45-minute to 1-hour snorkeling break at one of the chosen locations (dependent on weather and sea conditions). Discover marine life and the colorful underwater world. Climb back on the boat and head over to a beach on Curieuse Island. Continue the experience with a 1hr guided tour on the island via a nature trail. Journey over to the other side of the island, where you can sit down to enjoy a Creole BBQ and a local beer. Gaze in awe as giant tortoises roam around you. Depart Curieuse Island and head over to St. Pierre or other reefs depending on the weather, where you can take photographs. Finish the tour at Anse La Farine for a final snorkeling stop. End your day with a trademark Takamaka rum cocktail. Return to the dock and enjoy a convenient return transfer back to your hotel.

Praslin: Curieuse and St. Pierre Island Excursion

2. Praslin: Curieuse and St. Pierre Island Excursion

The Curieuse Marine National Park is a sanctuary to a big variety of flora and fauna. On the southern part of the island, you will discover a mangrove swamp that is traversed by a walkway for park visitors. The island is also known for its coco de merpalms, giant takamaka trees, and a large hawksbill turtle rookery. The area is also rich with several bird species, such as the rare Seychelles black parrot Coracopis nigra barklyi, a parrot found only there and on Praslin. St. Pierre Island is a raised reef island west of Providence Atoll and a part of the Farquhar Group, which belongs to the Outer Islands of the Seychelles. It has a distance of 736 kilmometers southwest of the capital, Victoria, on Mahé Island. St. Pierre is a tiny granite islet with a handful of coconut palm trees. It’s a picture-perfect miniature island in the middle of the ocean. St. Pierre is considered as one of Seychelles best snorkeling locations, providing the opportunity to see a wide variety of colorful fish and sea turtles. The full day tour includes a delicious BBQ Lunch as well as soft drinks. You will have opportunities to snorkel and visit these two beautiful islands, and at the conclusion of your experience you will be returned to Praslin.

From Praslin: Cousin, Curieuse & St Pierre Islands Day Tour

3. From Praslin: Cousin, Curieuse & St Pierre Islands Day Tour

Full-Day Cousin, Curieuse, and St Pierre Islands tour. Start with a transfer to Baie Ste Anne jetty for the 2-km crossing to the Special Nature Reserve of Cousin island. A cruiser moors off-shore and tourists are taken to the island on a Reserve boat to prevent accidental introduction of pests to the island. It is highly recommended that tourists come prepared to wrap their belongings in water-proof bags, and that they respect the safety regulations of donning life jackets and remaining seated until the craft is beached. A warden leads the tour of the island with its abundance of species and habitats, from the coast with its protective mangroves, to the wetlands which attract dragonflies, moorhens, caecilans & Seychelles terrapins; on to the rejuvenated forest on the hill plateau which provides ideal nesting sites for large populations of shearwaters and bridled terns amongst its endemic trees - mapou, Indian mulberry and bwa sousouri. Endemic birds found on Cousin Island are the Magpie Robin, Sunbird, Fody, Blue Pigeon and the Warbler. The tour continues with a 30-minute boat ride to Curieuse Island, where a splendid BBQ lunch is served on the beach. Curieuse island has a large population of giant tortoises, some can be seen next to the natural pond on the coast, whilst the majority range across the island freely and can sometimes be tracked by their vociferate calls of intimate congress. The tour ends with snorkeling off the tiny island of St. Pierre. For the un-initiated, our crew is on hand with lightweight snorkelling vests to ensure that no-one misses the chance to view the abundant marine life.

Seychelles: St Pierre and Curieuse Catamaran Tour with Lunch

4. Seychelles: St Pierre and Curieuse Catamaran Tour with Lunch

The expedition begins at St. Pierre Island, a beloved destination for swimmers and snorkelers. Afterwards, you'll set foot on Curieuse Island reserve, where the awe-inspiring giant land tortoises await your admiration. Delight in a one-hour tour of the island, strolling through majestic mountains and captivating mangrove swamps until you reach Anse Jose. Indulge in a delectable BBQ lunch, tantalizingly served on-board our luxurious catamaran, the Oplezir, before sailing towards the breathtaking Anse Georgette beach for a photo opportunity and invigorating swim. Conclude your excursion with a pic-turesque cruise along Praslin Island's North East coast, accompanied by scenic vistas. Finally, we'll escort you back to your hotels, allowing you to reminisce about the marvels of this extraordinary day.

From Praslin: Sister & St Pierre Island Tour with Lunch

5. From Praslin: Sister & St Pierre Island Tour with Lunch

Enjoy a full-day tour to the spectacular islands of Sister and St. Pierre. Depart from Praslin, and set off in a speedboat to your first destination - Sister Island. When you arrive, marvel at the spectacular ocean panoramas and sandy beaches. Head off the beach and begin exploring the island on foot. Feel free to swim and snorkel in the warm waters where there is an abundance of marine life. There are also excellent opportunities for trekking and picnicking. Next, board the speedboat and set off for St. Pierre - a tiny granite islet with a handful of coconut palm trees. Admire this picture-perfect miniature island in the middle of the ocean, which again is considered to be one of Seychelle's best snorkeling locations. See a wide variety of colorful fish and sea turtles. During the tour, savor a delicious barbeque lunch in a stunning natural setting. After a full day of adventure, get delivered back to Praslin Island where your tour will end.

Anse Georgette, Lazio, Curieuse, St Pierre Private Boat Trip

6. Anse Georgette, Lazio, Curieuse, St Pierre Private Boat Trip

Start with a cruise from Praslin to Curieuse Island with first stop for snorkeling at St Pierre, enjoy the breathtaking scenery, where you get up close with nature. Then, land on Curieuse Island where you get to see another stunning beach, before crossing the 1.7km trail through a mangrove forest. As an extra you can request a BBQ Lunch on the island where you seat right next to a giant land tortoise roaming free. Relax and enjoy the tortoise in their natural habitat. Don't forget to save some energy for one of Seychelles most secret beaches, the Anse Georgette, and take in views of Anse Lazio from the sea wit a little snorkeling stop. Finish your day with either swimming or snorkeling at another location, captain's choice.

Curieuse Island with Double Snorkeling Private Trip

7. Curieuse Island with Double Snorkeling Private Trip

Discover Curieuse Island on a full day boat trip from Praslin. Marvel at giant tortoises, snorkel to discover the underwater world, and enjoy included soft drinks. Head to the boat departure point in Baie Sainte Anne, then head directly to Curieuse Island. Upon arrival, alight from the boat and roam around the island. Look for the island's giant tortoises and enjoy the island's wonderful mountain and wetlands. Don't be surprised if you spot rays, sea turtles, sharks, eels, crabs, and birds. Snorkel through waters full of a variety of fish and have the chance to spot a dolphin or a shark. Be provided with an exciting alternative if the weather is not conducive to snorkeling. Return to your meeting point at the end of your cruise.

St Pierre and Curieuse tour with lunch and Sunset Cruise

8. St Pierre and Curieuse tour with lunch and Sunset Cruise

This voyage promises coastal wonders, encounters with gentle tortoises, nature exploration, a sizzling BBQ feast, aquatic escapades, and a breathtaking sunset spectacle. Dress comfortably in island attire and don't forget your swimwear and sunscreen. Capture every moment with your camera! The journey begins with a ferry ride to St. Pierre Island, beckoning with snorkeling and swimming delights. A delectable BBQ lunch is savored on the Oplezir. Curieuse Island's Baie Laraie welcomes you for a guided tour and leisurely beach moments. Then, indulge in a scenic Praslin coastal cruise, complete with sparkling wines and snacks, while the sun paints the sky. As twilight descends, we return you to La Digue or Praslin, depending on your departure point. This adventure is an oceanic odyssey you'll cherish forever.

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What people are saying about St. Pierre Island

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(139 reviews)

Perfect trip! It was a perfect match. Very nice snorkeling stops and the turtles are really amazing. The hike across the island is a bit strenuous but also worth it. The guide explained and showed us many things. We even saw dolphins. Big thanks to the captain who turned around again so we could see it. Thank you for the great experience!

Very good - cool guide Sammy - very nice/explained everything well - nice jungle tour, the guides gave good information

Great, top crew, curious ride with very good interventions from the guide. 2 fantastic snorkeling sessions.

Despite the initial rain, the tour was very nice. The barbecue on the beach is also excellent.

Everything perfect. Great guides very friendly and funny.