8 Day cruises in the Seychelles with summer & winter itineraries | Aboard: MY Sea Star & Sea Bird
Departures: Saturdays ex Mahe year round
Prices: 7 nights twin share from $2,300 per person
Silhouette Cruises’ Sea Star and Sea Bird are modern steel hull 2 & 3 masted Bermuda rigged yachts with traditional internal wood finish featuring air conditioned cabins with private bathrooms, an air-conditioned Bar/Lounge and Dining Salon, TV, DVD and stereo player,icemachine, washing machine, dryer and have multiple spacious sun decks with a covered back deck lounge and seating area.
These cruises feature diving and snorkeling in the best of the magical underwater world that is the Indian Ocean with its unique granite boulder formations, coral reefs and wrecks home to colourful tropical fish, turtles, sharks, rays and many other species and are a must for all water sports enthusiasts and provide an ideal opportunity for those keen to learn to scuba dive as each vessel is certified as a PADI dive resort, and has a dedicated PADI dive instructor on board.
Day 1: Mahé to Round Island | Sailing pm from Mahé to Round Island for a welcome dinner aboard.
Day 2: Praslin | To Praslin and the Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.
Day 3: La Digue island | To La Digue island for bicycle tour of traditional island activities, including a copra mill,vanilla plantation, and shipyard plus the Anse Source d’Argent, the most photographed beach on earth.
Day 4: La Digue to Coco Island | In the morning a sail to and visit the Grande Soeur and Petite Soeur (the Sisters) for excellent snorkelling and diving at these unique and completely uninhabited tropical islands. In the afternoon, visit Coco Island, one of Seychelles’ tiny granite jewels for more fantastic snorkelling.
Day 5: Coco to Aride Island | Sail to Booby Island for morning diving/ water sports and after lunch to visit Aride Island famous its rare bird life and hike to a spectacular cliff-top view of the largest frigatebird roost outside of Aldabra.
Day 6: Aride to Curieuse Island | In the morning sail to and visit virtually uninhabited Curieuse Island exploring the island’s vast mangrove forests, giant tortoise farm and leper colony ruins. The rest of the day is for water sports or simply relaxing on the island’s beautiful beach and in its turquoise waters.
Day 7: Cruise to Port Victoria, Mahe | After breakfast a leisurely sail back to Mahé, with a last stop at Ile Seche for more snorkelling or diving and a farewell barbecue before the vessel sails into Port Victoria for an overnight stay disembarking.
●● All meals while on board
●● Complimentary use of sports gear
●● Optional shore excursions
●● Rental of diving equipment
●● Conservation fee (paid in cash on arrival ~ $ 280)
●● Beer, wines and spirits
Price per person twin share | Based on double bed cabin rising in price according to cabin level and season