Shore Excursion Details

The Northern Highlights

Port Victoria, Seychelles

The Northern Highlights


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Treasure Mahé’s exceptional beauty during this alluring drive through the central and northern parts of the Seychelles’ largest island. Settle in for a leisurely ride through Mahé, which is renowned for the greatest contrast in scenery found anywhere in the Seychelles archipelago. You’ll discover spectacular views and photo opportunities as you pass towering granite peaks and travel through luxuriant vegetation, small villages and magnificent white-sand beaches.

Visit the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens and spot giant Aldabra land tortoises, fruit bats and more than 200 species of indigenous flora, including elephant apple trees, octopus trees and double coconut palms, or coco de mer, before making a stop at a picturesque hotel in Victoria for refreshments; take a quick dip in the Indian Ocean, if you wish. While in Victoria, you’ll enjoy a brief guided walking tour of the town center and see local landmarks, including a clock tower that is a replica of the one outside London’s Victoria Station. During your gratifying stroll, view the old courthouse, the National Museum, lively markets and numerous colonial-era buildings, creating everlasting memories of this bewitching island.

Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes approximately 1 ¼ hours of moderate walking. There will be some uneven and sandy grounds to negotiate. The tour is not recommended for guests who utilize a wheelchair or guests with mobility concerns. The markets and shops are closed in downtown Victoria on Sundays and public holidays. Guests who participate in any water activities do so at their own risk and responsibility.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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