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Activities and Excursions in Praslin – A Diverse Collection of Attractions

Praslin is not just home to the fabulous Curieuse National Marine Park; it is also a verdant haven for the wonders of nature, water activities and an ancient culture born from a mix of 3 continents.


. Diving in Praslin

Praslin Island in the Seychelles is definitely one of the most enjoyable diving locations across the globe. Diving is an activity that can be taken up at any time of the year in Praslin. Best of all it is not limited to seasoned scuba divers; instead even non-divers hankering for a taste of the ocean depths can take on a scuba diving tour with the help of excellent guides and instructors; provided by scuba diving clubs in Praslin.


2. Bird Watching in Praslin

Some of the world's rarest birds are often sighted on this tropical island; it is therefore a haven for bird watchers housing a huge number of species. Head over to the Praslin Valle De Mai Reserve and you are bound to come across Seychelles Bulbul, the very rare Black Parrot and Fruit Pigeons. In fact the Valle De Mai is one of the first stops any tourist to Praslin will make; located quite close to the Berjaya Praslin Resort the Valle is home to virgin forests, gorgeous scenery and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is in fact the best place around which to look for a Seychelles resort.


3. Helicopter Rides

Helicopter rides over the island and Marine Park promise you gorgeous vistas of the region. The best way to enjoy an aerial view of the surroundings a helicopter ride will prove to be quite invigorating.


4. Charter a Boat and go Deep Sea Fishing

Deep sea fishing expeditions organised by tour companies are quite a treat. Charter a private boat and head out to open waters where the bounty of the ocean awaits the fisherman in you. While you're at it you can also indulge in some island hopping and swimming in the warm ocean.


5. Nature Guides, Walks and Tours

Hook up with one of the reputed nature guide tour operators and you can explore the marvellous island of Praslin. Choose the trek that best suit your fitness level and enjoy the invigorating thrill of exploring this tropical island on foot. A must for all nature lovers these tours will take you across hills, vales, forests and coasts. Well experienced tour guides and marvellously planned out tours make sure you get a chance to savour the best of Praslin Island.


6. Try Your Luck at the Casino

Once you have filled your day with an innumerable amount of outdoorsy adventures; consider some glitz and glamour by testing your luck and skills at the Casino des Iles. Ideal for enjoying a fun night out the casino offers a range of gaming facilities. The age limit is of course 18 years with the dress code being strictly no sandals or shorts after 1900hrs. An added plus is the Tante Mimi Restaurant there, specialising in Creole cuisine.