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Victoria, Seychelles

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Seychelles: Private Airport Transfer to/from Mahe

1. Seychelles: Private Airport Transfer to/from Mahe

After clearing customs, you will meet your driver who will be holding a board with your name on it in the arrivals hall. Present your voucher and hop into the car as your driver takes care of loading your suitcases. Then enjoy a quiet ride to your hotel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. Your transfer will not be affected in any way should your flight be delayed.

Seychelles: Reef Snorkeling Safari at Saint-Anne Marine Park

2. Seychelles: Reef Snorkeling Safari at Saint-Anne Marine Park

Explore the wonders of Seychelles’ colorful reefs and marine life on this guided safari to the Saint-Anne Marine National Park and Moyenne Island. Cruise on a glass-bottom boat before heading in the water to swim and snorkel with a variety of underwater life. Get your sea legs ready for a trip to the Saint-Anne Marine National Park. Get picked up directly at your hotel and drive to the marine charter where you’ll be greeted by the crew. After a brief cruise, you’ll arrive at the marine park, where you’ll be able to snorkel (gear included) amongst an array of colorful fish and marine life, including an arrangement of assorted corals. By feeding the fish, you’re guaranteed to make quick friends with these sea creatures. For the non-swimmers, the glass-bottom boat is ideal to discover the reef at a safe distance. End the day with a tour of Moyenne Island, where giant tortoises roam around freely at their own pace. Enjoy a local feast to conclude your adventure (full-day option only).

Mahé: Customizable Private Tour of Island with Driver

3. Mahé: Customizable Private Tour of Island with Driver

The day will start with the driver picking you up at your hotel, accommodation, port of debarkation, or from the airport. After a brief introduction, you will plan your trip with the driver and head to the sites you desire. Choose from a list of incredible spots that are all must-see locations on the island. You can have a tour around the island and stop anytime at a restaurant or café for lunch or just a quick bite — your tour guide will recommend some great options. Visit the beach and later watch the sunset over the horizon. Or, visit all of the museums in town, go for a tour around the rum distillery, or just ride along while enjoying a cold drink in an air-conditioned vehicle in perfect comfort  Your friendly, helpful drivers can help you to decide the perfect day in paradise and suggest places to visit depending on your interests but you remain in control.   Some of the city highlights include: • Victoria Market • Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar Temple • Historic monuments • Victoria Clock Tower • The Immaculate Conception Cathedral • La Domus • Bel Air Cemetery

Seychelles: 5-Beach Adventure Tour

4. Seychelles: 5-Beach Adventure Tour

Following hotel pickup, you will immediately be transported to the first beach via a spacious and air-conditioned vehicle. Once there you will spend between 45 minutes to 1 hour playing on the beach. Snorkeling equipment will also be available, allowing you to be able to admire the colorful marine life within the reef surrounding the island. Swimming and sunbathing are also high on the day's agenda should you feel compelled. You can also opt to capture the stunning beauty through the lens of your camera. This will be repeated for 5 beaches around the island of Mahe, each of which possesses a unique character and feature. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped off back to your point of origin.

Explore Mahe Island Shared Day Tour

5. Explore Mahe Island Shared Day Tour

Begin this day with a stroll down market street and gaze at the vibrant colors of fresh fruits, vegetables and fish from local producers. Take a small drive around town to admire the various monuments, each telling their own story of a unique history. Take a photo up close with the iconic clock tower or purchase some locally produced fine craft work. Then move on to the north of Mahe to the stunning Beau Vallon beach, where the sea is always inviting. Next move on to mission lodge  to get a glimpse of the west coast. The day will continue with a drive along some of the most beautiful beaches one has ever seen on the east coast toward the south tip of the island. Visit the Jardin du Roi spice garden and rum distillery for a sublime experience you will never forget.

Mahé: Wild South Discovery Trip with Local Lunch

6. Mahé: Wild South Discovery Trip with Local Lunch

Discover Mahé on our Wild South #CreoleAdventure, and enjoy an authentic islander's day out and about! We start off with a brief tour of Victoria, one of the world's smallest capitals, and tour the colourful bazaar, see the Little Ben Clock Tower, and indulge in the rich sights, sounds and scents of the Seychelles community. A scenic drive into cool mountains of Sans Soucis follows, heading for Mission Lodge for breath taking, panoramic views from the central mountainous region of Mahé. Once the site of an ancient school for slave children, it is now home to the songs of Seychelles’ exotic birds. Seemingly suspended in the mountain mists is the Tea Plantation, which you will pass on your descent to the surreally beautiful west coast and the photo opportunity of your stay as the road meanders through picturesque villages. This particular rainbow expedition ends at the spectacular Cap Lazare, amid the scented blossoms of Frangipani trees and the mani-cured gardens of a private estate where you will feast on a mouth-watering, feet-in-the-sand Creole buffet served right on the beachfront. After lunch, our guide will take you for a walk to explore this exceptional domain; enchanted nature trail and scenic panoramic views, large population of free roaming giant land tortoises, and endemic plants. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy the wonders of Cap Lazare’s underwater world and its secluded small beach to unwind and relax.

From Victoria: Guided Tour of Mahé Island by Bus

7. From Victoria: Guided Tour of Mahé Island by Bus

The tour begins at 9h30 with a transfer from the hotel for a stop in the colonial centre of "the world's smallest capital", Victoria. Highlights to visit are the court buildings, museum, post office, Clock-tower [twin of the one outside London's Victoria Station]. A turn around the corner takes one to the 'Codevar' building where local crafts, including the renowned Kreol Or [Creole Gold] are on display for sale. A walk across Albert Street leads one to the focal point of the town, its colourful market where stalls of fresh fish, tropical fruits & vegetables, herbs & spices, are displayed in an abundance of fragances. Visit to the Hindu Temple opposite the market followed by visit of the Botanical Gardens at Mont Fleuri. This is followed by a drive across the Sans Soucis mountain pass, with a photo stop at the historical Mission Lodge, en-route to a Creole restaurant for lunch (optional at own cost). After lunch, the tour continues around the southern tip of the island, the western coast and South Mahe. Then on with a stop at the Craft Village. On the way back to the hotel, visit of the View Point at La Louise, where you can take photos of the spectacular view of our Capital Victoria, the Port, neighbouring islands and Eden Island Villas & its marina.

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What people are saying about Victoria, Seychelles

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 201 reviews

The tour was great, our driver took us everywhere we wanted to and even suggested a few more spots for great views! Would definitely recommend for someone like me who doesn’t drive but wants to visit some knows spots as well as off the beaten path.

Incredibly easy and smooth travels. Our driver was waiting in the arrival hall and drove us to the hotel without issue. Vehicle was incredibly clean and comfortable too.

A very good time spent with James, who showed us the most beautiful places on the island and gave us valuable information about Mahé and its inhabitants. A delight !

Great service, very responsive provider and clean, spacious bus. The driver was polite and professional. I would certainly recommend this service.

The driver waited for me on time, carried my luggage and explaind everything I needed to know during the deive