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Curieuse Island

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Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 225 115
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Pleasant day

We arranged a trip here ourselves from Sagittarius on Cote D'Or beach it costs 25 Euros per person... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flexible
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Exciting to be close to Turtles

This island is totally dedicated for turtles. You can see on the beach and feed them with leaf... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
onnik
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This island is strictly protected to allow Giant tortoises to prosper.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“doctor's house” (31 reviews)
“giant tortoises” (78 reviews)
“day trip” (35 reviews)
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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+248 4 225 115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged a trip here ourselves from Sagittarius on Cote D'Or beach it costs 25 Euros per person the owner took us himself and collected us. He dropped us where the large tortoises are and collected us from the other side by the Doctors house...More

Thank flexible
Reviewed 1 week ago

This island is totally dedicated for turtles. You can see on the beach and feed them with leaf. They are friendly but be caution while you are feeding. ısland has no toilet. They have but it does not work. No toilet no water. This is...More

Thank onnik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel absolutely all over and the beach on curieuse is definitively worth the short boat ride. It is also better to see the turtles there than on other touristy islands. The walk is easy. Would not recommend the buffet, too much like a package...More

Thank BBtravelsWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like most people sold this by someone on the beach. Was told who they selling for - King Créole - and was reassured that for snorkelling part of trip a poor swimmer would be able to get off boat, walk in water at chest level...More

Thank packyderm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful to see the Giant Tortoises being so cared for .Great walk through the mangroves and over the hill .

Thank teds152017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent half day on this island. BBQ lunch was prepped by our guide. Clean restrooms available nearby. It was wonderful to hike through to Laraie Bay but make sure to have comfy shoes and water with you as it is quite a bit of...More

Thank Simona R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful experience with my operator, despite the levy entrance fee a bit pricy. The guide is damn helpful and so informative. Highly recommend to spend time with the giant tortoises simply love them!!!

Thank Nature L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sanctuary is thoughtfully created giving these great beasts lots of freedom contrary to other private confines on other islands.

Thank cameron1938
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The marine parks in the Seychelles can sometimes feel somewhat overpriced (and they are certainly quick to elicit the fee), but Curieuse certainly doesn’t fit into this category (unless you've overpaid a travel operator). A visit to this island is good value for money as...More

Thank DickBurton
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend to stay on the nice beaches on Praslin rather than go to an OVERCROWDED touristic attraction. Seeing giant turtles in captivity in DEFICIENT and INAPPROPRIATE environment for their "reproduction" is not worth a visit. Tourist operators offer half day packages which includes...More

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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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dazed_dizzy
20 February 2017|
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Response from Evelyn H | Reviewed this property |
Go use Ziblo! They were really awesome, I can only recommend them!
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