Image of Seychelles pitcher plant by Justin Gerlach
Seychelles Under Sail : 1st trip
This trip is fully booked for 2017
A natural history eco safari
Departing: Friday 24 March 2017
Returning: Saturday 1 April 2017
Duration: 9 days
The 115 granitic islands of the Seychelles, ringed with pristine white sand beaches, are a sanctuary for some of the rarest species of flora and fauna on earth.
Join this seven night cruise aboard the small modern schooner S/Y Sea Star to island-hop in comfort between Mahé, Praslin, La Digue, Aride, Curieuse and Saint Pierre to examine their carefully protected ecosystems, some unique to just one island.
- See incredible endemic bird life including the Seychelles black parrot as well as seabirds such as fairy terns and shearwaters
- Discover ultra rare creatures such as the world’s smallest frog and largest tortoise, only found in one place on earth
- Explore six stunningly different islands aboard exclusively chartered S/Y Sea Star, with just 9 cabins
Accompanied by Cambridge zoologist and conservationist Dr Justin Gerlach, explore the mist-forests of Mahé and the mangroves of Curieuse in search of the vast Coco-de-mer plant and the ultra scarce jellyfish tree.
Per person sharing, not including flights to the Seychelles. Optional flights from London from £550 including taxes.