Located in the Indian Ocean to the right of Africa is the 115-island archipelago formed
country, Seychelles. Seychelles lies 1,500 kilometres (932mi) east of mainland Southeast
Africa. Countries that are nearyby include Zanzibar, Madagascar and Mauritius.
Seychelles has a natural beauty this is quite breathtaking. It has an enormously relaxing
ambience that allows you to unwind the moment you arrive.
In this review:
* A little bit about Seychelles
* Things to do with the children
* How to get there
* Where to stay
* A little more about Seychelles
Click on the map to the Right to zoom in to the
Town using Google Maps.
A quick history lesson on Seychelles...
Seychelles saw Independence in 1976 and declared themselves a republic within the Commonwealth.
In the 1970's, the Seychelles was considered quite the base and "playground for film stars and international
jet-setters" (c/- wikipedia).
Read more here about Seychelles.
Things you can do in Seychelles with the kids includes:
Take a boat trip to Moyenne Island
A must-do whilst in Seychelles. Moyenne Island is a small Island just off to coast of Mahe, Seychelles - a small boat
ride away. Living there is over 100 Tortoises - they say the eldest is over 75 years old. and named Desmond.
The Island itself was purchased be a British man named Brendon Grimshaw, in 1962 with the plan to make inhabitable.
He planted thousands of trees all over the island and cared for Giant Tortoises until he sadly passes away in 2012.
The Island is now part of the Ste Anne Marine National Park and continues to allow visitors on
For more details about how to visit Moyenne Island, click here.
Visit Vallée de Mai on Praslin Island.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site (granted in 1983), Vallée de Mai is considered by many to be the original site of the Garden of Eden,
this beautiful forest is home to some 6,000 Coco-de-mer trees.
Seychelles Holidays offer an 8-hour tour to Vallee de Mai and La Digue. It is located on Praslin Island - a
beautiful nature reserve (see the Map to the left here).
Ensure to read the Tour Operators' Childrens Policy, particularly in relation to Age Requirements for certain Land based tours and excursions.
Don't Forget your swimmers on this Tour
Relax in your Hotel Resort Compound
For the remaining time on the Island of Seychelles, we would highly recommend you literally 'put your feet up', and
enjoy the holiday as much as you can by relaxing by the pool, beach or with the actvities. Seychelles Resorts have alot to offer simply because of their beautiful surroundings. Relax, EAT, swim, and EAT more.. It will be sure to be one of the most relaxing holidays you will ever have.
How to get there?
Find some options on how to get to Seychelles, click here.
Where to stay?
We have many options for where to stay in Seychelles.
The Currency in Seychelles in the Seychellois Rupee (SCR). US$1 converts to 13SCR.
Learn more here at our simple recommended conversion Calculator.
To give you an idea for tipping purposes, If you were to tip Hotel Service staff $3-4,
this would be equivalent to 40-55 SCR.
Seychelles is found at UTC+4.
Seychelles does not observe Day Light Saving (DST)