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Snorkeling in Seychelles

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Tourism in Seychelles

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Best Snorkeling In Seychelles

Seychelles archipelago is home to some of the most colorful coral reefs in the world. Due to pleasant water temperatures throughout the year, islands in Seychelles offer best snorkeling opportunities in the Indian Ocean. These calm waters shelter plenty of marine species where animal life reveals its true spectacle. Dry season is the best time to enjoy snorkeling in Seychelles for travelers.

Seychelles Snorkeling Tours

Nearly half of Seychelles’ territory is protected as marine reserves. With over 115 islands, Seychelles has enough changes of pace to keep travelers busy indefinitely. The sought-after beaches on the islands of La Digue, Mahe, and Praslin are at the top of any visitor's wish list. Snorkeling opportunities in Seychelles vary depending on which islands you visit.

Popular Spots for Snorkeling in Seychelles

White sandy beaches, bathed in warm aqua waters, on La Digue and Praslin islands have excellent snorkeling spots as well as glass bottom boats to encounter marine life. On Mahe Island, Anse Royale and Port Launay Marine Park are premier snorkeling spots in Seychelles. Bel Ombre, Anse Diri, and Anse Major are worth making a 2.5-km walk through the Morne Seychellois National Park to enjoy snorkeling and diving. The best place for snorkeling on Praslin Island is Coco Island from Cote d’Or beach. Those looking to enjoy snorkeling in less crowded waters should explore Baie Ternay Marine Reserve and St Pierre in Curieuse Marine Park.

Divers can explore the shallow lagoons of Anse Royale and barrier reefs which are a little further out to sea and granitic seascape all along the coasts. The waters of Anse Royale are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, fishing, and paddle boarding. The best spots for snorkeling are near the rocks at Fairyland, where there are plenty of brightly colored coral fish. At either end of Anse Major beach, the granite rocks and coral reefs offer ample opportunities for snorkeling. The reefs are well preserved and full of marine life.

Ideal Time for Snorkel in Seychelles

Anse Soleil, Sainte-Anne Marine Park, La Digue, Félicité, and Desroches Island are popular spots for snorkeling in Seychelles. In the warm waters surrounding these islands, snorkelers can see a large number of fish species, from whale sharks to manta rays. A large number of tour operators organize half-day tours to these islands and marine reserves. The best time to visit snorkeling spots in Seychelles is in the early morning or late afternoon. Snorkeling is possible in these waters all the year round, with average water temperatures of 28°C. The shoulder seasons, from March to May and September to November, are the best periods for snorkeling.


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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

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    ₹ 40,000/-₹ 43,956/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

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    ₹ 53,000/-₹ 59,550/-

    • Mahe Island
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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

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    ₹ 58,000/-₹ 64,444/-

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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

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    ₹ 62,999/-₹ 69,230/-

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  • Seychelles ( 8D & 7N )

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    ₹ 74,515/-₹ 84,130/-

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  • Seychelles ( 9D & 8N )

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    ₹ 91,891/-₹ 105,550/-

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    ₹ 37,000/-₹ 40,659/-

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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

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    ₹ 47,000/-₹ 51,648/-

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  • Seychelles ( 7D & 6N )

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    ₹ 49,998/-₹ 54,943/-

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    ₹ 49,998/-₹ 54,943/-

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  • Seychelles ( 5D & 4N )

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    ₹ 51,999/-₹ 57,142/-

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  • Seychelles ( 4D & 3N )

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    ₹ 58,000/-₹ 63,736/-

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  • Africa ( 6D & 5N )

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    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

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  • Seychelles ( 6D & 5N )

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    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

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    ₹ 60,999/-₹ 67,032/-

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    ₹ 64,999/-₹ 71,428/-

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    ₹ 67,520/-₹ 74,198/-

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Places To Visit In Seychelles

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  • Beau Vallon in Seychelles

    Beau Vallon in Seychelles is located three kilometers from the city of Victoria on Mahé Island. About 1.7 km in length, it is located on the northwest coast. Although it is one of the most popular beaches in Seychelles, Beau Vallon has a remarkably low-key ambiance when compared with other tropical destinations in the world...

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  • Cousin Island in Seychelles

    Cousin Island Seychelles

    A birdwatcher’s paradise, Cousin Island is a beautiful granitic island in Seychelles. Comprising an area of 34 hectares, the island is located 2 kilometers west of Praslin. Mahe to Cousin Island distance is about 50 km. The entire island is protected as a Special Reserve since 1975. Cousin Island...

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  • Morne Seychellois National Park in Seychelles

    Created in 1979, the Morne Seychellois Park on the island of Mahé is the largest national park in Seychelles. The park comprises a total area of 3,045 hectares, which is more than 20% of Mahé Island.

    The stunning coastline of Mahé is definitely the main draw for travelers in Seychelles. However, visitors must take the tim...

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  • Sainte Anne Marine National Park in Seychelles

    Sainte Anne Marine National Park encompasses eight small islands in the Indian Ocean. Sainte Anne Island and Cerf Island are two of the largest islands in the park. Round Island used to be a leper colony, and today it’s a popular diving site. Moyenne Island was owned privately and now it’s a nature reserve. Long Island, Ile...

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  • Vallée de Mai National Park in Seychelles

    The Praslin Island in Seychelles is home to a national park and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. Comprising an area of 19.5 hectares, the Vallée de Mai National Park is mainly a palm forest that has remained unchanged since the first exploration of Seychelles.

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Things To Do In Seychelles

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  • Visit the Natural History Museum in Seychelles

    Established in 1964, the Seychelles Natural History Museum is located in the capital city of Victoria on Mahé Island, the country’s largest island. The displays in the museum include sections on botany, geology, and anthropology. There are also some exhibits related to the history of the Seychelles military.

    The museum de...

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  • Paddle Boarding in Seychelles

    With sunshine and waves all year around, Seychelles is a great destination for surfing and paddle boarding. The latter is an evolved form of surfing suitable for warm waters like in the Seychelles.

    Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the latest fitness craze sweeping the world. There are different kinds of stand-up paddling ...

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  • Waterfalls in Seychelles

    Seychelles is well-known for being a tropical paradise. Travelers flock here to spend their time on a secluded beach or to learn about local heritage. But, there are some places such as museums or waterfalls in Seychelles that attract a certain brand of tourists. Morne Blanc Trail and Anse Major are nearby places to visit i...

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  • Whale Sharks Dive in Seychelles

    Be it witnessing vivid coral reefs or swimming with manta rays, Seychelles is one of the top diving spots in the world. Only a handful destinations offer travelers ultimate bucket-list experiences like swimming alongside the largest fish in the ocean.

    Whale Shark Snorkeling Seychelles

    While there are over 50 popular di...

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  • Golfing in Seychelles

    The Seychelles Islands in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean are gaining popularity as one of the best golf holiday destinations. There are two courses on two different islands: Mahe and Praslin. The golf course on Mahe is a challenging nine-hole course, while the other one on Praslin is a championship 18-hole course. Both...

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    Snorkeling packages in Seychelles begin from EUR 100 per person.

    Snorkeling in Seychelles waters is possible all the year round. March through May and September through November remain popular months.

    Beaches on Mahe and Praslin islands as well as Sainte-Anne Marine Park accommodate snorkeling for tourists. 

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