THE GRANITIC INNER ISLANDS

With its tropical climate throughout the year, lush vegetation and pristine beaches, The Seychelles invite you to relaxation and the discovery of a dense and protected nature. The Seychelles are among the most beautiful and unique islands in the world. You will discover rocks architectures quite atypical and a rich vegetation which feature plants and endemic species (sea Coco, black parrot, Seychelles and other own birds). The archipelago is also rich in fauna and unique flora; Seychelles has managed to protect their tropical forests where about 150 species of endemic plants are listed. Nowadays, nearly 46% of the territory is classified as National Parks or sites listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. The Creole culture is very strong, influenced mainly by Western cultures, African and Indian.

Thanks to the many protective actions implemented in Seychelles, the “Vallée de Mai” on Praslin and Aldabra Atoll, were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With our cruises aboard Galatea, we invite you to discover the most spectacular places in the archipelago. Discover our itineraries that will take you, either to the discovery of inland islands of the Seychelles, or the discovery of the outer islands.

SEYCHELLES INNER ISLANDS

MAHÉ

Mahe is the largest island in Seychelles with 28km long on 8km large (155 sqm). You will find the typical granitic boulders along the beaches. 90% of the Seychelles population leaves in Mahe Island. You can discover there the vibrant and colorfull Seychellois creole culture.

PRASLIN

Located 45 km northeast of the main island of Mahe, Praslin is the second largest island of the Seychelles with 10 km long and 3.7 km wide (about 37 km²). In the center of the island, a World Heritage of UNESCO, the “Vallée de Mai” houses the “coco de mer”. The beaches such as Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette, are among the most beautiful beaches in the world.

SILHOUETTE

Located 30 km west of Mahe, Silhouette is the third largest island in the Seychelles (about 20 km²). Its tropical forest on Mount Dauban (731 m), brings together many species of plants and trees. For its pristine beauty, Silhouette is a national park since 2010.

LA DIGUE

Neighbor Praslin and islands (Felicity, Marianne and the Sisters Islands), La Digue is the fourth largest island in the Seychelles (about 10 km²). char moves can visit in ox and cycling. The island has a rich biodiversity including species such as Chinese bittern, cave swiftlet and waxbill. Its forests contain Indian almond trees, orchids and vanilla vines. The beach of Anse Source d’Argent is famous for its fine white sand.

FREGATE

Located 55 km east of Mahé, Frégate (approximately 2 km²) is all granite islands, the most remote island. The island receives about fifty species of birds, giant beetles and giant tortoises.

CURIEUSE

Located north of its neighbor Praslin, Curious (approximately 2 km²) is a nature reserve where hawksbill turtles make their home to breed. The island has eight mangrove species and one species of vine. As on Praslin, the coco de mer grows naturally. CERF ISLAND Cerf Island measuring 2 km long and 1 wide. Cerf Island is a part, with SAINT ANNE, ILE LONG ISLAND MEDIUM and the ROUND ISLAND, Marine National Park St. Anne.

ITINERARY EXPLORER: INNER ISLANDS

The route has been established to explore the islands of Seychelles from the land to under water … In one week, you will discover the Seychelles main islands through varied activities that can be suitable for divers and non-divers looking for calm and relaxation!.

THIS ROUTE IS AVAILABLE IN THE CABIN RESERVATION OR FULL CHARTER

SEYCHELLES OUTER ISLANDS

OUTER ISLANDS

The Seychelles Outer Islands consist of different groups of islands, each with its particularities. These islands are extremely protected which makes them surprisingly rich in biodiversity and offers pristine landscapes of virgin of any human trace.

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Group Amiranes

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Aldabra Group

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Alphonse Group

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Farquhar Group

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Southern Coral Group

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ITINERARY: ISLANDS AMIRANTES

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MADAGASCAR

Madagascar, one of the largest islands in the world, enjoys the presence of many nearby islands inviting to discovery. The most well-known islands are Nosy Be, that has a very unique biodiversity, with about 100,000 varieties of endemic species! The less popular islands such as Nosy Boraha, Nosy Komba, Nosy Iranja or Nosy Kalajoro are also home to numerous endemic plants and are also the home land for Malagasy tribes where ancestral traditions dominate.

ITINERARY EXPLORER: DISCOVER MADAGASCAR NOSY AND ISLANDS

Thanks to Galatea and established program, you will have the privilege to discover the Malagasy islands. The route developed Allie deftly dives and visits to earth many water activities are possible throughout the stay. A program adapted aus divers and non-divers.

THIS ROUTE IS AVAILABLE IN THE CABIN RESERVATION OR FULL CHARTER