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Curieuse Island

Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 225 115
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To be honest, if you are covering 3 major islands...you may very well skip this! Turtles are indeed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New Delhi, India
Turtles are great

Awesome place to see giant turtles. They roam the island. Most of them are in the turtle sanctuary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanya S
via mobile
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This island is strictly protected to allow Giant tortoises to prosper.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“day trip” (32 reviews)
Praslin Island, Seychelles
+248 4 225 115
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Reviewed 3 days ago

To be honest, if you are covering 3 major islands...you may very well skip this! Turtles are indeed a major attraction, and that too, on their own Huge turtles, but then you may very well find turtles everywhere in Seychelles!

Thank Samratahuja
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place to see giant turtles. They roam the island. Most of them are in the turtle sanctuary part however you can find some roaming around the island beach as well. It's a nice hike to the other side of the island where my tour...More

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited from our nearby hotel and had a great half day guided trip. The giant tortoises almost greet you off the boat and will happily pose for photos in return for being fed leaves. I think there are over 100 on the island and...More

Thank Parrotfish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Curieuse Island as a part of a day long excursion from Praslin. Curieuse was the first stop and it was indeed fun to see and pet the giant tortoises. Unlike in La Digue, the tortoises roam freely near the beach . The beach...More

5  Thank Shivnamaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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

1  Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 June 2017 via mobile

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

Reviewed 29 May 2017

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 28 May 2017 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!!

1  Thank Waleedol
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20 February 2017|
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
20 February 2017|
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Response from Evelyn H | Reviewed this property |
Go use Ziblo! They were really awesome, I can only recommend them!