Curieuse Island, Praslin Island
A small and pristine landmass floating on the cerulean Indian Ocean, Curieuse Island remains a slice of undisturbed paradise. Covering just 2.86 sq km (1.1 sq mi), this tiny speck off the north coast of Praslin features deep red earth and bio-reserve forests. Walk through dense mangrove forests--home to the extremely rare and iconic Coco de Mer palm--and keep an eye out for the giant Aldabra tortoise colony and a rare sighting of a Seychelles black parrot. Most visitors to the island choose to visit with a tour operator, as there are no restaurants or facilities on site. Arrange to visit Curieuse Island and other attractions in Praslin Island using our Praslin Island tour itinerary maker tool .
Curieuse Island Reviews
Beautiful island, unspoiled nature and lanscapes. You can interact closely with the tortoises and there is only one beach you are allowed to swim and snorkel. more »
Direkt hinter einem schönen Strand findet man eine Vielzahl hungriger Schildkröten die nur af die Bananen der Besucher warten. Weit verteilt finden sich immer wieder neue Exemplare, auch an anderen St... more »Just behind a beautiful beach you will find a large number of hungry turtles waiting only af the bananas of the visitors. Wide-ranging, new specimens can be found again and again, and individual animals also appear on other beaches of the island. On a beautiful (signposted) path you can get to a beautiful beach. This is also where lunch is buffet. There are also showers and toilets.
Nice view, good guides, very interesting information about turtle, coco de mare, beaches are nice
This island was originally used by the British and French as a dumping ground for unwanted slaves with leprosy. Just an interesting fact.
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