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Curieuse Island

Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 225 115
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Great to see the turtles!

Best place in the seychelles to view the turtles in their natural habitat. We saw the turtles both... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stijn D
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Melbourne, Australia
Worthwhile day trip

The main attraction is a large group of tortoises wandering around freely near the dining/BBQ area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ZinamonKveen
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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This island is strictly protected to allow Giant tortoises to prosper.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed yesterday

Best place in the seychelles to view the turtles in their natural habitat. We saw the turtles both on La Digue and on Mahe but that was in gates areas with limited space to roam around. The trip to Curieuse Island is great to see...More

Thank Stijn D
Reviewed 3 days ago

The main attraction is a large group of tortoises wandering around freely near the dining/BBQ area. Babies and slightly older individuals can also be visited in a compound not too far from here. The beach area is nice though at the time of our visit...More

Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Raffles Hotel and organised a private hotel trip to Curieuse Island. The initial tortoise encounter and feeding was great fun which was then followed by a short walk (maybe 2 hours) across to the other side of the island to be...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place for seeing tortoises!!! Hang out, play and spend hours with giant lovey toirtoises. Highligh of trip to Seychelles

Thank KPOVILAUSKAS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Curieuse Island is easily accessible by small boat from Praslin's Cote d'Or and the ride over is half of the fun. Arriving on the island, you are greeted by a beautiful beach and groups of large tortoises. The tortoises are the main event and to...More

Thank Stephannie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this island and did some snorkeling. Lunch was included and great. Experience with turtles was incredible! They were giant! Best trips to do is La Digue and this island!!

Thank Waleedol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there from Praslin by boat and arrived at the Tortoise Center where we could feed and pet the cuties :) Don´t ride on them and treat them with respect! And they love bananas. From the Tortoise Center there is a tracking path to...More

Thank originalemanuel
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We went on a booked arrangement in a small group of 8 people to the island of curieuse, which was till last century a lepard island and the house of the treating md s ( now a sort of museum) is the first we were...More

Thank Karl-Heinz H
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Visit the Island with 2 adults, a 4 and 1,5 year old. Quick and safe boat trip with Sagittarius (good company). Seeing the turtles in 'the wild' was great. You can touch and feet them. Great for the kids as well. To visit the other...More

Thank DamyG
Reviewed May 8, 2017

We did a trip to Curieuse Island with a boat charter company, after leaving Anse Posession on Praslin Island it only takes a few minutes to arrive at Curieuse, we spent some time on the beach before setting off to walk across the Island to...More

Thank Andrewschoeman
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tango333
Can I use a shared boat which can drop me to this island and take another after few hours, we are just two so don want to rent a complete boat. How much it will cost to rent a boat from Praslin to this island. How much time is good enough to see this island and totroises these.
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Evelyn H | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you go on an organized tour, e.g. we went with Ziblo. We were brought there, they gave us background information and then we were "let lose" to discover the island on our own, so we went on an easy hike (if... More
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dazed_dizzy
HI - Please can you advise what companies I should use to get over to Curieuse Island . I want to spend the morning there and come back at 11am Thanks
February 19, 2017|
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Response from Evelyn H | Reviewed this property |
Go use Ziblo! They were really awesome, I can only recommend them!
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