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Mason's Travel - Day Tours

PO Box 459, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
(+248) 28 88 88
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Ranked #5 of 8 activities in Victoria
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English first
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I had a great time on the day tour of La Digue and Praslin. Everything seemed to be in order and Mason's executed everything flawlessly. Not much waiting around, except for the ferry ride, which wasn't much of a wait. It did rain on us in La Digue for a couple of hours and was hindering my photography, but you... More

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Polsbroek, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

On the 17th of January we went on an excursion booked via Mason's, half a day snorkeling and half a day cycling on La Digue. Cycling was fine, not the newest bikes, but fine (really nice to do by the way). The snorkeling trip was executed by Lone Wolf Charters and done so really poorly. Main thing was that their... More

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PR-Communications, Public Relations Manager at Mason's Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We have recently viewed your comment and I thank you for your review, you have brought some useful information and we have communicated this to our team. We are deeply disappointed that our service on this occasion was at this level. Let me assure you that this is not of our standards and we are taking all necessary... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We took the day tour of Praslin and La Digue and were seriously underwhelmed. It may be impossible to offer a truly exceptional experience for mass consumption, but Masons failed to meet even the most modest standards while charging an exorbitant price (about a thousand dollars for a family of four). The guides were reasonably knowledgeable but were focused on... More

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PR-Communications, Manager at Mason's Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are truly disappointed to have read your recent review. You have mentioned several areas that need to be addressed in regards to lack of facilities, operational issues and pricing and this feedback has been communicated to our teams in Operations and Customer Service. We will also communicate your message to local authorities in relation to adequate facilities... More

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We took a day cruise out to the marine park around Moyenne Island on Mason's large cruising catamaran. Very well organised, nice lunch on board included in price, and friendly helpful staff. Semi-submerged glass bottom boat that meets you out near the islands was mediocre but that's par for the course with glass bottom boats - far better off snorkeling.... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Myself with my family took this trip with Mason during our visit to mahe island, Seychelles. It was a beautiful experience. Very well organized trip. The staffs were very co-operative. Sub-merged glass boat experience was unique. Lunch was very good. Finally the island visit was very well planned. I strongly recommend taking this trip. It will be a life time... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We are frequent travelers for leisure and would love to make the best out the time we have to spend in a particular country to explore it. Not every country can be explored by self. In Seychelles we were recommended Creole and Mason. Créole were least interested to entertain or request. Whereas we were pleased with Mason right from the... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We would have booked our day tour to praslin and la Digue with them but the agent(Adele) who kept sending us timings written in illegible handwrtings never quite met us until the last day when our airport transfer was an hour late and she was luckily in our hotel. We made our booking through "creole " and they were not... More

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Beckley, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Walked off the street to find Mason's. not overly friendly office staff, but nice overall. Took their tour to St Anne Maine Island. The small boys wished to snorkel, So Frances was kind enough to take them out since we parents weren't too keen in getting in the sea. He did it with a big smile that was part of... More

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Doha
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We booked the snorkeling trip by Masons travel it was one beautiful day the Catamaran was huge and white The staff was friendly The snorkeling was mind blowing and the lunch on the catamaran was perfect

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We did a snorkeling trip in Praslin with them and booked through their office in Grand Anse. Competitive rates and good experience.

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