Getting Around the Seychelles

Island-hopping is very simple here; the most popular and easiest way to travel between Mahe, Praslin and La Digue is by ferry. The rest of the islands can be reached by chartered boat or by a private helicopter ride .

The main ferry company, Cat Cocos , run its catamarans on a daily basis between the main islands. The journey from Mahe to Praslin takes about an hour and it costs approx. £55/one way. The trip from Mahe to La Digue takes 1.5h, with a short stop in Praslin (a cost of approx. £70/one way). The Praslin to La Digue journey takes only 20 minutes for the fee of approx. £15/one way. Air Seychelles offers domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin, the journey takes approx. 20 minutes and prices start from around £65/one way.

Getting around the islands themselves is a hassle-free experience. On the main islands of Mahe and Praslin, you can rent a car, take a taxi or easily travel by local bus.

Cycling is the transport of choice when getting around La Digue as there are no places to hire a car, and just a few taxis available on this little island.