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5 top rated tourist attractions in Seychelles – Spice Up your Itinerary

Seychelles is blessed with ample natural beauty and travellers have many attractions to choose from. Here are 5 amazing attractions to liven up your travel plans.

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Anse Volbert

More famously known as Côte d'Or, Anse Volbert is one of the world's most popular beaches. This gorgeous beach is located on Praslin's northeast coast. Presenting travellers with warm white sand, shallow water and beautiful coral reefs, Anse Volbert is a favourite choice for various water sports activities and for families to have a good time at the beach. As one of the main resort areas on the island, Anse Volbert is your best bet at finding a great hotel in Praslin Seychelles. A hotel such as the Berjaya Praslin Resort is a good choice for those who are hoping for an unforgettable beach holiday and are planning to explore best attractions in the island nation.

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Morne Seychellois National Park

Morne Seychellois National Park is the largest national park in the Seychelles. Covering more than 20 percent of Mahe's land mass, the park is named after the highest point of the mountain range located within its borders. Travellers can enjoy hiking trails that take them through tea plantations, the village of Danzil and enjoy beautiful views from the slopes of the mountains.

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Cousin Island

Cousin Island was established in 1968 as a nature reserve, primarily for the conservation of the hawksbill turtle and the Seychelles warbler. Located about 2 kilometres from Praslin Island, travellers are likely to encounter a range of rare animals such as the Seychelles turtledove, Seychelles magpie robin and the wedge-tailed shearwater.

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Victoria

Victoria is the capital of Seychelles and definitely worth a visit. The city's most famous attraction is the Seychelles National Botanica Gardens which features 15 acres full of exotic flora and fauna. Named Port Victoria to honour the British queen following her coronation, the city is also home to some interesting historical attractions. The clock tower is the most prominent of the city's historical attractions. The tower was built in 1903 and is actually a smaller version of the Big Ben in London. Located in the city's centre is a statue featuring three pairs of bird's wings which symbolizes Asia, Africa and Europe the origins of the country's population. The Natural History Museum is also an important attraction if you wish to learn more about the country's fascinating flora and fauna.

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Bird Island

Bird Island, famous for its population of dugongs or sea cows, was once referred to as Îles aux Vaches. The island is home to a massive population of sooty terns. The migratory birds increase their numbers to exceed one million during their breeding season from May to October. Needless to say, Bird Island is a top destination for bird watchers and nature photographers. In addition to sooty terns, the island is also home to giant land tortoises, cardinals, noddy terns, mynahs, ground doves, plovers and crested terns. Travellers can also enjoy big game fishing at the nearby Seychelles Bank.

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