Fishing at Alphonse Island | Courtesy of Alphonse Fishing Company
There’s lots more to do in Seychelles than merely sit on one of its many beaches – though that is definitely something you’ll want to do once you witness their stunning beauty. If you’re planning your trip to Seychelles (even if only in your dreams) here are 20 unmissable attractions you’ll want to add to your itinerary.
Fishing on Alphonse Island
Alphonse Fishing Company offers the ultimate fishing experience on Alphonse Island. There’s fantastic fishing to be done in Seychelles, but this is the ultimate location!
Hire a bike at one of the many bike shops near the jetty when you arrive on La Digue, then head off and explore this beautiful island! If you’re looking to do more cycling while you’re here, read our article on the most spectacular places to cycle in Seychelles.
The world’s largest giant tortoise, Esmeralda is a true gentle giant, weighing in at almost 300 kilos (660 pounds). Roaming free on Bird island, he is definitely one of Seychelles’ most famous residents.
While it’s busy and undeniably fishy, Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market is a great place to get a slice of real Seychellois life. Traders come here to sell their fresh fish, vegetables, and various other local goods.
The Black Pearl Farm is a fascinating little attraction in Seychelles. At this ocean farm and workshop you can learn about how pearls are cultured and you can shop for the most beautiful black pearl jewellery, cultured right here in Seychelles, from their boutique.
Book a boat charter and explore the amazing Cureiuse Island, making sure to check they offer a barbecue as part of the trip. The large, covered barbecue area is fantastic and you’ll experience some true Creole cooking.