Port Victoria

Seychelles

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Cruises to Port Victoria

Take a sabbatical in the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Located on Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it's famous for its exports of vanilla and coconut oil. Take a stroll through the Seychelle National Botanical Gardens full of flora, fauna and fruit bats. Stop by the Selwyn-Clarke Market for some street shopping. Try some local Ladob, a dish that can be served either sweet or savory. Then settle in for some sun at Beau Vallon Beach or visit the Navasakthi Vinayagar hindu temple.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Victoria Mahe Cruise Port. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English, French and Seychellois Creole.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency is the Rupee.
    • Currency & Shopping
      The Victoria Clocktower, dating from 1903, is a replica of the one found near Victoria Station in London, England.
    • Famous For
      The area was first colonized by the French in 1778, but was later named after Queen Victoria when the British took control in 1814.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Port Victoria’s principle exports are vanilla, coconuts, coconut oil, tortoise shell, soap, and guano.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Ladob is a local dish that can be eaten hot, cold, as a savory dish, and as a dessert.

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