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Curieuse Island

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 225 115
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Relaxing

Curieuse is an excellent location for those whose looking to have some relaxation enjoy with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Must visit - Best thing near Praslin

We had visited Curieuse Island through a private boat tour via Angel Tours. This also included... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This island is strictly protected to allow Giant tortoises to prosper.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“doctor's house” (33 reviews)
“giant tortoises” (83 reviews)
“day trip” (36 reviews)
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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"doctor's house"
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"giant tortoises"
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"day trip"
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"clams"
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"roam freely"
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"leper colony"
in 12 reviews
"bbq area"
in 8 reviews
"mangrove forest"
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"barbecue lunch"
in 5 reviews
"landing fee"
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"amazing creatures"
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"their natural habitat"
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"king creole"
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"water taxi"
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"interesting history"
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"minute boat ride"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Curieuse is an excellent location for those whose looking to have some relaxation enjoy with friends. The barbecue location is excellent.. the history of the island itself gives mystery to it... was worth while. Visited the island more than once nd there's always something new...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited Curieuse Island through a private boat tour via Angel Tours. This also included snorkeling near St. Pierre which is picture perfect island shown on all Seychelles photos. However, Curieuse was the highlight of our day - possibly our entire trip. The island...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well we visited Curieuse island as a day trip from Cote D’Or beach. Is was quite nice, some very old turtles, mangroves, palms, crabs and more. The beaches are very white and the water crystal-clear! But at BBQ time (around 1 pm) it is full...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must when visiting Praslin, Seychelles. Curieuse Island is out of fairy tales. We took a boat from Praslin on a full day Island Trip which included a Nature walk on the Island, Swim on the beautiful beaches this Island has besides a very tasty...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place to for a day trip when at Seychelles. One can take a cruise from Praslin, cote d'or beach. One gets to be with large tortoises. One can go very close to them, touch them, feel them, feed them, take pictures with them etc....More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We visited here as part of a week long catamaran cruise. The cost of admission was 15 euros which is expensive but worth it as it goes towards the upkeep of the island. The tortoises are incredible and roam free. They have a nursery where...More

Thank gillianweatherburn
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We went to Curieuse with Sagittarius boats. We landed at the beach in front of the turtle's park. It was a great experience to interact with the turtles who move along free (except the nyoungsters that you can watch but are carefullly guarded). Then we...More

Thank Paulo P
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We can recommend to see this island since there is a nice trail across the island (around 45min). We did it in flip flops... not optimal but possible. We also had sufficient to to spend with the turteles (bring some banana to feed them!). The...More

Thank Köln W
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

great day trip / boat trip perfect for full day out if you take a picnic and swim wear pleasant walk, informative staff

Thank DMULL2
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

That was my dream trip to see giant turtles and wild tropical nature... do not miss that while visiting Seychelles!!! Life changing experience, really!

Thank Paula C
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hazarassaf
29 April 2018|
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Response from gillianweatherburn | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There is a tourist information office on Praslin. I’m sure you could sort it once you are there.
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Ankush G
18 August 2017|
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Response from Agi94 | Reviewed this property |
We went with a rubber boat to the island, therefore we landed just at the beginning of the sand. A bit of wet feet. Not really difficult other than to jump out of the rubber boat with the help of the other people.
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tango333
20 February 2017|
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Response from Evelyn H | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you go on an organized tour, e.g. we went with Ziblo. We were brought there, they gave us background information and then we were "let lose" to discover the island on our own, so we went on an easy hike (if... More
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