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Travel Information

When to visit

The Seychelles Inner islands are situated 4˚ south of the equator, this means they lie outside the cyclonic belt. with tropical climate year round, The north-westerly trades blow from October to March and bring more humidity than rainfall (heaviest rain falls in January-February) and the cooler south-easterly trade winds blow from May to September bring more sunshine, however rain may still fall in isolated showers. Between these seasons there are fairly warm and calm conditions, ideal for swimming and diving (April/May and October/November). April is the bird breeding season; Sooty terns nest May-September, migration in October. Fishing is best November-April.

Getting to Seychelles

British Airways from London twice a week, El Al Israel Airlines via Tel Aviv, Emirates via Dubai, Etihad via Abu Dhabi, Ethiopian Airways via Addis Ababa, Kenya Airways flies from Nairobi twice weekly, Air Seychelles From Europe, India and connections from Johannesburg 7 days a week, and Qatar Airways via Doha, Swiss International's Airlines via Zurich, Turkish Airways via Istanbul.

What to Pack

  1. Sun lotion.

  2. A wide-brimmed Hat.

  3. Footwear: Flip flops & Trainers (For walking in the forest)

  4. Swimming costume & or UV Protective clothing.

  5. Buff: Protects face from wind and sun.

  6. For the day: Light cotton and airy clothing.

  7. For evening: A light long sleeve top & Bottom.

  8. Light rain jacket.

  9. Don't forget your camera (charger, extra battery and memory cards).

Time Zone 

GMT +4 hours


Seychelles is a visa-free country, however, a visitor's permit will be obtained upon arrival if you meet certain criteria and can show: a valid return or onward ticket for duration of the visit; confirmed booking / accommodation.


The Seychelles are malaria-free. There are no compulsory vaccinations required, except for yellow fever if you are travelling from or via an infected area.

Nautical Adventure Charters reserves the right to change the vessel to an adequate vessel of similar comfort, should we feel this would be necessary to for fill the contract.