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Fond Ferdinand, Praslin Island

#7 of 36 in Outdoors in Praslin Island
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
Hike through an ancient palm forest and see the indigenous coco de mer tree at Fond Ferdinand, a large nature reserve with a diversity of animals and plants. Spanning some 150 hectares (370 acres), the park features a safe, stone-built trail extending for over 2 km (1.2 mi) through the largest number of sea coconut trees in the world. View six endemic palm trees and the rare Gastonia, Bwa sagay and Seychelles' aphloia plants. Bring binoculars for excellent bird-watching opportunities. Arrange your visit to Fond Ferdinand and discover more family-friendly attractions in Praslin Island using our Praslin Island journey planner.
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  • We had the two hours tour today with charming Christoffer the guide. The tour ia so interesting and christofer adds the spifes to make it a charming memory. You get to see all the spice trees and the....  more »
  • Great experience. Tour guide Julia is very energetic and explains everything in a fun and interactive way. You get a lot of knowledge about the local flora and fauna. We were lucky to be a small...  more »
  • Nice and funny tourguide with a great walk in the forest. He knew the vegetation and the area pretty well. More than 600 hundred steps but the tour takes
  • Fascinating tour and well worth it. You have to do a tour at specified times (Mon-Fri 930am, 11am, 1230pm, 130pm; Sat & Sun 930am, 1130am)
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