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    What to Expect
    You will be seen by the guide Gerard for a short briefing at your hotel/guesthouse the evening before the tour (the timing is agreed after the booking over the e-mail with Gerard). You will be able to discuss what is necessary to bring on tour and other details described below.

    The meeting point for the tour is by the helicopter pad near the entrance to L'Union Estate Park. The tour will start at 8.30am, and then you will be transferred by transport to Grande Anse beach where the actual walking starts. The group will walk alongside the coast mostly in the rocky area for about 1-1.5 hours (depends on the pace of a group) till you reach Anse Marron beach. In the most demanding parts Gerard will be available to help you make your way through. You will get a chance to learn about the flora and fauna of Seychelles from Gerard all along your way during your tour. Once you reach Anse Marron beach, you'll have some relaxing time on the beach - about 1-1.5 hours. The time spent on Anse Marron beach depends on the sea tide level, as Gerard will plan the movement of the group according to it. Also, depending on the sea tide, you'll have a chance to swim/bathe in the little lagoon in front of Anse Marron beach. Then you will be served light lunch prepared by Gerard at the site (salad, fruits, bread), After you'll continue walking mostly in the forest and on the beaches for about 1.5-2 hours, and at the certain part of the route in water till you reach Anse Source d'Argent beach.

    Then you'll have a choice of staying on the beach and finishing your tour day (there is a fruit juice bar to get a refreshing glass) or walking back with Gerard towards the helicopter pad back to the meeting point where the tour started. On the way you'll have a chance to visit L'Union Estate Park (national park fees are to be paid upon exiting the park, not included in the tour price), or walking alongside the beach (if the sea tide level allow) till you reach the initial meeting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    L’Union Estate Farm, Allée Kersley, La Digue, Seychelles
    Departure Time
    8:30am Monday - Sunday
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Guided tour with explanations about the nature
    • Light lunch at Anse Marron beach
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to L'Union Estate Park
    • We DON'T provide hotel pickup and drop-off. We meet all travellers at the starting point.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Children only above 5 years old and must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Unfortunately Gerard had to leave the island last minute but arranged Henry to take over. He was great! If you only have 1 day on La Digue, I highly recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Mikki K
    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    I did the Anse Marron trail in August 2018 - Gerard is exceptional with his knowledge and explanations. If you dont do the hike it is as if you have never been to the Seychelles! I highly recommend

    Date of experience: September 2018
    1  Thank Resort93084
    Reviewed 26 April 2019

    We had the best tour guide for the Anse Marron to Anse Source D´Argent trail with Gerard! He has shown us the beauty of this island and explained a lot about the nature. He took the time we needed to walk the trail and to...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    2  Thank binaterre
    Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

    A friend and I did a rout with Gerard. The trail was amazing, we went through unbelievable areas and Gerard supported us very well and explained us everything. Foods was amazing. I highly recommend you call him if you are planning to go to La...More

    2  Thank AlbaAN
    Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

    Gerard runs this tour superbly, he is extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Seychelles, and his passion for La Digue really shines through. In the hot sun the tour is not for the feint-hearted but absolutely worth doing!

    1  Thank SusieC33
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