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Snorkeling 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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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

    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 in Seychelles is overlooked...

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  • Morne Seychellois National Park in Seychelles

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

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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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    Thank you so much guys for a perfectly planned trip. My wife had misplaced her passport while moving home and so we had to apply for a new passport, Sandhya with whom I was coordinating was really patient with me, with delicate followups while we were in the process of applying for the new passport. I didnt have much time to plan my trip but I gave my basic requirements and it was planned to perfection. Loved every single detail starting from the booking process to every single internal travel in vietnam. The cabs and tour services arrived on time and took us to different places giving us ample amount of time to explore different places. The hotels we were put up in were also top notch and all the information provided to us was just perfect. I was a little apprehensive initially coz I didnt plan a single thing apart from the destination but it was executed to such perfection that next time I can blindly choose a location and Im sure these guys will take care of everything else. Absolutely loved every single arrangement and am really looking forward to our next trip with these guys.

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    honeymoon is one of the most important trip of a person's life be it a boy or a girl and it is extremely important for it to be as good as somebody plans and invests into it. i had the opportunity to book my honeymoon to seychelles through holidays box via travel trainagle and will.not lie, being very sceptical initially, it turned out to be as beautiful and as superb as me and my wife imagined it to be. holidays box was the best decision i took for booking my seychelles trip. initially when i posed a question on travel traingle lot of companies approached me for the booking. But out of them the most genuine and approachable and cooperative i found was holidays box and their agent SNEHA. loud shout to this girl. Right from i think june till my trip in december i used to continously put out my queries to her and she very patiently answered everyone of them. I was very sceptical as i ahve never booked a trip through an online agent before in my life and booking a trip which has to be memorable and at the same time trusting a complete stranger with it was very difficult for me inititially. but SNEHA like a true proffesional answered all my queries and all.my doubts. even during our trip she was in contant contact with us and was ready to help wuth everything even when we wete in seychelles. Do yourself a favour and book your trip through travel trainagle and holidays box and if you are lucky enough you may get sneha as your travel agent. Thank you so much holidays box and sneha for making this trip the beat trip till now

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    We had taken 3 nights trip. It was great trip . The facilities provided was good. Would recommend others as wel

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    Aayush's 4 days trip to Seychelles

    I am happy that I got Richa from Holiday Box to make all the arrangements for my trip to Seychelles. Everything was quite planned. The hotel was good, the transport arrangements were good. The information provided by Travel Triangle and Holiday Box were quite apt and helpful. We could have stayed longer. Our landed with delay and we missed our ferry to prasline . We had to wait for the next Ferry that was at 4 in the afternoon. We utilized those hours by exploring Victoria market. Thanks for the arrangements. We can get back to TT/HB for future trips. Thanks! Cheers! La Digue bike tour and our hotel stay..

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    Delhi

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    A well organized trip to Seychelles. Our travel agent Anshita from A bit off beat Holidays was in constant touch way before the trip started and until the trip was over. She understood very well where we could face any challenge on the trip and she would help us in any such case. In the start, we felt a little anxious over cab transfers because we would generally not have the direct communication with the drivers, but everytime, the transfer would be smooth without any hassle. After a while, I stopped worrying about this as I was assured that everything was very well planned out by our agent. I would highly recommend our travel agency for anyone planning to visit Seychelles. PS: It may be happening at a lot of tourist places elsewhere but hotels in Seychelles would charge exorbitantly for water bottles. It is advised to make water arrangement from any nearby grocery shop. You'd get water atleast 5 times cheaper.

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

     

     

    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.

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