You will experience a full day boat excursion which starts from Praslin island to Curieuse & St Pierre islands with Creole BBQ lunch on the beach amongst the giant tortoises, which is the main attraction of the island. Along the way you can enjoy a tour of the beautiful coast of Praslin, including Anse Lazio beach and Anse Georgette beach. The day trip includes snorkelling on the reef off the tiny island of St. Pierre.
This is one of the most exciting trip of a life time - to be amongst the giant land tortoises in the wild !
Cost: Seasonal price from EUR80 per adult and half price children (5yrs - 12yrs). Under 5yrs is free
We confirm reservation within 24 hours
Cancellation policy: Tour can be canceled without fee 24 hours before departure time.
Small group of 2 - 12 people per tour
What you will expect
You will experience what's above and below the ocean of the islands surrounding Praslin with our beautifully designed boat.
We will start with snorkeling in the morning around the beautiful St. Pierre island. Right after we are going to visit the famous Curieuse island where you will go on a small moderate hike for around 40 min and have the chance to see the big giant tortoise in the wild and make nice photos with them. The boat will bring you directly to the entry of Curieuse island. Right in front of the entry you can see spread all over around the grass the famous giant tortoises. The moderate hike start from the point where the big tortoises are, go around the coast trough lovely mangroves and a beautiful path with a nice wooden bridge and finish at the famous Doctor’s house, where a typical creole BBQ is going to wait for you.
You are going to get fish, chicken, rice, salad and seasonal fruits for your BBQ lunch and have the chance to visit the famous Doctor's house which is turn into a museum containing information about Curieuse Island's history. In front of the house amazing white sandy beach is waiting for you, where you can relax. Your boat is going to wait for you on that beach ready to pick you up and bring you to the second part of your full day boat tour.
This activity is designed for family with kids, people of different age, those that can swim or even cannot swim.
What you need to know before you go
Each trip is carried out with total respect towards nature, its preservation, and our top most priority is the safety of our clients.
Bring comfortable shoes/sandal to walk on the island and beach accessories, water proof bag, rain jacket, towel, reef shoes, sun cream etc..
Please note that the tour depends on the weather conditions. Your safety is important to us. We will not take you out at sea if the conditions are not free from danger!
Life Jackets provided on board!
We provide snorkeling equipment (feel free to bring your own, if you have).
Pick is provided. Pick up price is included in the price. Pick up time will depend on where clients are staying and it can be from 15 to 30 minutes before starting time. Note: FREE pick up from your hotel within 5 km of departing points. Departing points are Anse Volbert, Baie Ste Anne and Amitie
Food: In case of allergy please provide us this information via email or whatsapp beforehand.
Vegetarian food can be organized on request!