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Seychelles Island Cruise

10 days from £2999*
Departing: September 2018 - October 2019
* Price shown: 14 September 2018 from London Heathrow - LHR
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Join us as we sail in paradise. Discover white-sand beaches and uninhabited islands as you cruise through the shimmering waters of the Seychelles, travelling aboard beautifully appointed Pegasus. As she hops from island to island, choose to take a dip in a secluded cove, snorkel with turtles and a kaleidoscope of aquatic life, or relax in the golden sunshine while sipping a cocktail, all while enjoying her small-ship comforts.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Enjoy swimming and snorkelling (equipment available subject to availability), a welcome cocktail, a themed evening, beach barbecues and guided island walks
  • Sail from Mahe's Port Victoria to idyllic St Anne
  • See Curieuse Island's giant tortoises
  • Visit Cousin Island's Bird Sanctuary and turtle-nesting beaches
  • Relax on Anse Lazio, one of the world's most beautiful beaches
  • Enjoy a walking tour of remote Aride Island
  • Take a glorious sunset cruise to Baie St Anne, on Praslin island
  • Sail to Felicite or Grand Soeur island for a swim or snorkel
  • Spend a night in exquisite La Digue
  • Anchor off Moyenne Island and enjoy a beach barbecue
  • Seven nights' accommodation on board MY Pegasus, staying in a category C cabin on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis (coffee, tea and drinking water included)
  • Two nights on the aircraft
  • A farewell dinner, with live music and dancing
  • Return flights to Mahe
  • Airport-ship-airport transfers
  • The services of an on-board naturalist

Itinerary

Day One

Fly overnight to the Seychelles, the archipelago of 115 pristine island idylls lying off the coast of Africa.

Day Two

Fly into main island Mahe, and upon arrival transfer to tiny capital Victoria, beautifully set against a backdrop of forested hills. Early this afternoon, board Pegasus, your welcoming, home-from-home for your island-hopping cruise. Settle into your cabin, meet your fellow passengers and, after a safety briefing from the Captain and crew, slip away from the Inter Island Quay for the short crossing to St Anne Island.

Later, with the ship at anchor, enjoy a welcome cocktail and your first dinner aboard - perhaps choosing to dine alfresco.

Day Three

Awaken as Pegasus motors away from St Anne and heads across blue waters to the tiny 'Ile Rouge' (red isle) of Curieuse, uninhabited save for some 250 Giant Tortoises and extensive birdlife. In the company of the ship's on-board naturalist, enjoy a guided walk along nature trails leading through the island's mangrove forest. Return to the beach, to enjoy a barbecue prepared by the ship's chefs, before spending a lazy afternoon dipping in and out of the sea or relaxing on the idyllic, white sand. Return to Pegasus for another balmy evening spent at anchor, perhaps enjoying dinner and a nightcap on board.

Day Four

This morning we'll arrive at Cousin Island, where an included excursion introduces the protected Birdlife International reserve. Established in 1968, it is now a refuge for several endangered species and a breeding ground for Hawksbill turtles, which may be encountered on several of the island's nesting beaches.

Back aboard Pegasus, enjoy lunch before crowning the day with an afternoon at Praslin Island's stunning Anse Lazio beach, a picture-perfect crescent of white sand fringed by clear blue waters. Spend time swimming, snorkelling or even diving (by arrangement at your own expense) in this holiday paradise, before enjoying another evening at anchor under the stars.

Day Five

Today Pegasus heads to the island reserve of Aride, where important bird species are under the protection of the Island Conservation Society. The visit offers a glimpse of the Seychelles before the arrival of humans 250 years ago.

After a fascinating morning, re-board the ship to enjoy a relaxed lunch and head towards St Pierre Island for another opportunity to swim and snorkel in pristine waters, before a sunset cruise brings you back to Praslin Island and the dock at tiny Baie St Anne. Join in the fun of a Creole-themed evening and perhaps step ashore for a stroll, as Pegasus is tied up overnight.

Day Six

Enjoy a lazy morning in Baie St Anne, or join the unforgettable optional excursion (bookable during your cruise) to UNESCO-listed Vallee de Mai nature reserve - for some, the original Garden of Eden. This is a paradise for bird-lovers, who might spot Blue Pigeon or Black Parrot amongst the lush forest - which is one of only two places where the famed Coco de Mer palm grows naturally. The excursion will also include the chance to swim at Cote d'Or beach, another world-class strand of fine, white sand.

This afternoon, Pegasus slips away to another uninhabited idyll - either Felicite or Grand Soeur - for an afternoon of swimming, snorkelling or diving (payable locally), before arriving this evening off paradise isle La Digue, where you'll anchor overnight.

Day Seven

An optional excursion introduces the quaint island of La Digue, with its oxcarts, tiny villages, nature reserve, historic coconut and vanilla plantation at L'Union Estate, and the much-photographed granite outcrops of world-famous l'Anse Source d'Argent beach.

After a chance to wander the shops of the main island village, La Passe, re-board the ship for a late afternoon's cruise to Moyenne Island, opposite Mahe, and a last night at anchor.

Day Eight

An included tour introduces Moyenne, a national park once owned in its entirety by a Yorkshireman, who introduced the island's Giant Tortoises. Enjoy a last beach barbecue and a chance to swim or snorkel before making the short hop back to Port Victoria. Here you'll enjoy the Captain's Farewell Dinner, complete with live music and dancing on deck - a fitting way to end an unforgettable paradise island cruise.

Day Nine

Bid Pegasus farewell, transfer to the airport and catch your return flight to the UK, ending a wonderful holiday.

Day 10

Arrive back in the UK.
Departure Airport Date Price From
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 14 September 2018 £3199
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 26 October 2018 £3499
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 08 February 2019 £3699
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 08 March 2019 £3699
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 03 May 2019 £3699
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 31 May 2019 £3499
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 20 September 2019 £3499
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 25 October 2019 £3699
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 14 September 2018 £3199
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 26 October 2018 £3499
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 08 February 2019 £3699
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 08 March 2019 £3699
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 03 May 2019 £3699
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 31 May 2019 £3499
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 20 September 2019 £3499
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 25 October 2019 £3699
Glasgow
Glasgow 14 September 2018 £3199
Glasgow
Glasgow 26 October 2018 £3499
Glasgow
Glasgow 08 February 2019 £3699
Glasgow
Glasgow 08 March 2019 £3699
Glasgow
Glasgow 03 May 2019 £3699
Glasgow
Glasgow 31 May 2019 £3499
Glasgow
Glasgow 20 September 2019 £3499
Glasgow
Glasgow 25 October 2019 £3699
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 14 September 2018 £2999
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 26 October 2018 £3299
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 08 February 2019 £3499
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 08 March 2019 £3499
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 03 May 2019 £3499
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 31 May 2019 £3299
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 20 September 2019 £3299
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 25 October 2019 £3499
Manchester
Manchester 14 September 2018 £2999
Manchester
Manchester 26 October 2018 £3299
Manchester
Manchester 08 February 2019 £3499
Manchester
Manchester 08 March 2019 £3499
Manchester
Manchester 03 May 2019 £3499
Manchester
Manchester 31 May 2019 £3299
Manchester
Manchester 20 September 2019 £3299
Manchester
Manchester 25 October 2019 £3499

MY Pegasus 

Recently refitted, motor yacht MY Pegasus is a delightful home-from-home for up to 44 passengers, each accommodated in comfortable, air-conditioned outside cabins spread across three decks.

Further Information

Passports and visas

A visa is not required for UK citizens travelling to the Seychelles. Your passport must remain valid until your return to the UK.

Foreign Office Travel Advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Transfer times

The transfer time from the airport to the ship is approximately one hour.

On your flight

Flights leave in the evening and land at your destination the next day. On-board meals will usually include dinner and breakfast. Drinks are complimentary.

Luggage allowance

You are permitted to take one suitcase per person on the aircraft, which should not exceed 23kg.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The Pegasus does not have a lift. If you are not fully mobile, life on board is likely to be difficult as there are numerous decks linked only by stairs. The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking when on shore.

Travel vaccinations

Requirements and advice can vary over time, and from person to person, so please contact your GP about eight weeks before your trip to check whether you need any vaccinations or any other preventive measures.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, the ship's captain may at his discretion amend the order of the cruise itinerary based on local operational or weather conditions.

*The £100 discount offer applies to new bookings on worldwide air-inclusive holidays made between 28th December 2017 and 14th February 2018 (inclusive). Prices shown when booking do not include the discount. The discount will be applied to your booking once the promo code (JANLH8) has been entered and will be confirmed before purchase.