Moving from one island to the next is really easy. Visitors can choose to fly domestic through Air Seychelles to islands such as Praslin, Desroches, Bird island and Denis Island. Enquiries can be made at the hotel front desk or by calling Air Seychelles Domestic on Tel: +248 4 384 000
Alternatively, clients can also charter the services of Helicopter Seychelles or Zil Air. Both companies offer packages of viewing the inner islands of Mahe by air. Enquiries can be made at the hotel front desk or by calling Helicopter Seychelles on Tel: +248 4 385 858 or Zil Air on Tel: +248 4 375 100
Getting around the islands of Mahe and Praslin can be done through various means, since road access leads all around and through the 2 islands.
Seychelles Public Transport Corporation (SPTC) provides regular bus service, approximately every hour, all around Mahe and Praslin. A trip per person costs Scr5.00.
Car Rentals can be organized through your travel agency or through your hotel, on Mahe and Praslin. Costs may vary between car hire companies, depending on the model of the car, prices range from €50 per day including CDW.
Taxis can also be found on Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. These can be chartered for a whole day, and taxi drivers can take you on a tour of the islands.
Bus Tours can be arranged through local DMCs such as Masons Travel and Creole Travel Services. The guided tours take clients to all the points of interest on Mahe and Praslin, including a Geographical and Historical description of each location. Enquiries on how to book for a guided tour can be done at the hotels front desk.
Bicycles and Ox carts are very popular on La Digue due to its small size. Visitors wanting to explore the island can hire a bike from the many rental businesses found at La Passe Jetty.
Visitors can travel from island to island by boat.
Catcocos ferry provides daily charters from Mahe to Praslin and back, while Inter Island Ferry charters clients from Praslin to La Digue and back. These are great ways to experience the salty breeze of the Seychelles seas all the while soaking in the views of passing islands and jumping dolphins, lost in their merriment.
Visitors seeking privacy and exclusivity can also hire private charters or Yachts from companies like Silhouette Cruises or Angelfish. There is no better way to relive the Robinson Crusoe adventure, then to be at the helm of your own Catamaran or Yacht.