Upon arrival in Mahe, you will transfer to your hotel for the next four nights – AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort & Spa. Nestled along the western shore of Mahe, this resort has everything you need for a relaxing stay, including a lovely ocean view pool, delicious restaurants, and even a shisha lounge that looks out onto the sunset.
Mahe – St Anne
You will embark the MY Pegasus between 3pm and 4pm, beginning your cruise with a lovely welcome cocktail and safety drill. Once you’ve left Port Victoria, you will leisurely sail across to the nearby St Anne island, where you’ll enjoy a refreshing swim and anchor for the night. You’ll also be treated to a welcome dinner.
Overnight: St Anne
St Anne – Curieuse
You’ll leave St Anne early to sail to Curieuse. When you’ve arrived, you’ll explore this beautiful uninhabited island with a fun walking excursion. Once a leper colony and now home to wonderful giant tortoises, your park guide will take you to the island’s farm, through lush mangrove forests, and to the beach for a BBQ under the trees. The afternoon will be free for you to relax on the sands or swim in the sea.
Curieuse – Cousin Island – Anse Lazio
In the morning you will sail to Cousin Island, where you can enjoy an optional excursion to the Bird Sanctuary. This luscious island is home to a quarter of a million birds, as well as several nesting beaches for turtles. Afterwards, you’ll journey to Anse Lazio, one of the beautiful beaches that frames Praslin, giving you time to enjoy water sports including snorkelling and diving.
Overnight: Anse Lazio
Anse Lazio – Aride – St Pierre – Baie St Anne, Praslin
Your day will begin with a journey to Aride, where an optional excursion can take you to the top of the island for an incredible view of the Wright’s gardenia (found nowhere else on earth), and gorgeous bird species including the Seychelles warbler. At midday you will set sail for St Pierre island where you’ll enjoy a wonderful three-hour snorkelling and swimming stop. When the sun starts to set, you’ll sail into Baie St Anne.
Overnight: Baie St Anne, Praslin
Baie St Anne, Praslin – Felicite – La Digue
Begin your day with an optional excursion to the renowned Vallee de Mai reserve, a World Heritage Site home to rare Coco de Mer palms and indigenous black parrot. In the afternoon, you will sail to Felicite for a few hours of snorkelling, swimming or even diving. When evening comes, you will sail to La Digue.
Overnight: La Digue
La Digue – Moyenne Island
The first half of your day will be spent on La Digue, embarking on an optional excursion that journeys through the Veuve Nature Reserve and Union Plantation to reach Anse Source d’Argent, one of the world’s most photographed and filmed beaches. You’ll also be treated to a visit to L’Union Estate, where you’ll have a tour of the copra kiln, the traditional coconut oil mill, and the colonial plantation house. You’ll have a bit of time to explore La Passe, the island’s main village, before a late afternoon sail to Moyenne Island.
Overnight: Moyenne Island
Moyenne Island – Mahe – Inter Island Quay
The morning will start with a guide around Moyenne Island, a beach BBQ lunch, and your last chance to snorkel and swim in the ocean. You’ll then leave the island and sail to Mahe’s Port Victoria, reaching the Inter Island Quay in the late afternoon. The evening is spent enjoying the Captain’s Farewell Dinner with live music and dancing.
You will disembark the yacht between 9am and 10am. This marks the end of your tour.