Seychelles Cruises in the Garden of Eden

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • $2,870.00
The Seychelles are a rare tropical paradise—bright white sandy beaches meet azure waters, while inland, the lush green jungle is home to a wide range of bird species. This kind of beauty is enough to leave visitors speechless. On this cruise in the Seychelles, swim in secluded coves, explore uninhabited islands, and soak up the sun on some of the world’s most striking beaches.

Seychelles Cruises in the Garden of Eden


The Seychelles are a rare tropical paradise—bright white sandy beaches meet azure waters, while inland, the lush green jungle is home to a wide range of bird species. This kind of beauty is enough to leave visitors speechless. On this cruise in the Seychelles, swim in secluded coves, explore uninhabited islands, and soak up the sun on some of the world’s most striking beaches.

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Daily Overview

Day Destination Activities
1 Mahé

Ste. Anne Island


Swimming off the ship and a welcome dinner

2 Curieuse Walking excursion through mangroves

Enjoy the afternoon on the beach

3 Cousin Island

Anse Lazio

Spot Cousin Island’s bird species

Visit one of the world’s most stunning beaches

4 Aride

Baie St. Anne

Hike to the highest point on Aride

Afternoon cruising and Creole Night on board

5 Félicité

(4 Night Itinerary Ends Here)

Explore the waters surrounding Félicité

Optional scuba diving or snorkelling

6 La Digue See La Digue’s highlights and landmarks

Hunt for souvenirs in La Passe

7 Moyenne Island


Enjoy Moyenne’s beaches and waters

Captain’s farewell dinner on board




In the late afternoon, join the ship in Mahé, the largest island in the Seychelles archipelago. After a welcome cocktail and a safety drill on board, the ship sets sail from the Port of Victoria to nearby Ste. Anne Island, located four kilometres off the coast of Mahé. Here, enjoy a refreshing swim off the ship and in the evening, a welcome dinner to celebrate the journey ahead. The ship moors here overnight.



This morning, the ship sets sail for Curieuse, a small uninhabited island that was once home to a leper colony. Home to giant tortoises, Curieuse boasts lovely beaches and secluded coves. A walking excursion with a local guide takes you through mangrove forests to a farm. After, you’ll return to the beach and be treated to a barbeque under the trees. The afternoon is yours to enjoy the sea, sand, and sun. The ship anchors here overnight.



The ship sails for Cousin Island, a nature reserve protected under Seychelles law, in the morning. Here, embark on an excursion to the Cousin Island Special Reserve, a bird sanctuary under the care of BirdLife International. Approximately 250,000 birds breed on this island, which is also home to several nesting beaches for sea turtles.

In the afternoon, sail to Anse Lazio, on the northwest tip of Praslin island. This is arguably one of the most picturesque beaches you’ll ever see—it frequently appears on rankings of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Featuring sparkling turquoise waters and bleached white sand, Anse Lazio is a secluded slice of paradise. Spend the afternoon here enjoying a swim, scuba diving, or snorkelling. The ship anchors here for the night.



The island of Aride is the first stop for the day. Embark on an excursion to the highest point on the island to take in the incredible view. Home to Wright’s gardenia—a flower that isn’t found anywhere else on earth—along with bird species including the Seychelles warbler and the Audubon’s shearwater, Aride is brimming with natural wonders.

At noon, the ship sets sail for St. Pierre island. Enjoy 3-hour snorkelling and swimming after lunch. At sunset, leave St. Pierre to sail into Baie St. Anne, Praslin. The ship moors here, while you’ll enjoy our Creole Night on board.



(4 Night Itinerary Ends Here)

After mooring in Baie St. Anne for the morning, the ship sets sail in the afternoon, arriving at the uninhabited island of Félicité. Here, enjoy an optional scuba diving excursion or snorkelling. In the evening, cruise to La Digue and anchor in the port. The ship moors here for the night.



This morning, set off on an optional half-day excursion on La Digue. This quaint community is among the most photographed in the Seychelles—and for good reason. Here, you’ll travel by bus to the Veuve Nature Reserve and through the Union Plantation to the beach at Anse Source d’Argent. Arriving at l’Union Estate, enjoy a tour of the copra kiln, a traditional coconut mill, and the colonial plantation house. Marvel at some of the Seychelles most impressive rock formations while enjoying a refreshment.

Next, it’s time to go hunting for souvenirs at La Passe, the main village on La Digue, before returning to the ship. In the late afternoon, set sail for Moyenne Island, opposite Mahé. Mooring overnight.



Set off on a brief guided excursion around the island, and enjoy some swimming and snorkelling time on one of Moyenne’s beaches. You’ll also be treated to a beach barbeque on the island before we leave for the Port of Victoria on Mahé in the late afternoon. Join the crew and your fellow travellers for the Captain’s celebratory farewell dinner, followed by live music and dancing, on board. This evening, the ship moors in Mahé.



This incredible Seychelles cruise comes to an end in Mahé. Disembark in the morning and prepare for your onward journey.

Start / End Nights Sailing Schedule Starting From
Mahe / Mahe 7 April – December 2019, January 2020 $2,870*
Mahe / Praslin 4 Saturdays | March 2019 $2,250**
Praslin / Mahe 3 Not available $-

*Price per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy. Port charge of $540 is excluded.
**Price per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy. Port charge of $410 is excluded.
^Price per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy. Port charge of $240 is excluded.

Due to the dynamic nature of availability and pricing, please click here to contact us directly for sailing schedule and full pricing.

M/Y Pegasus

M/Y Pegasus

Built Length Decks Cabins Passengers Cabin Size
1990; Refurbished in 2012 45m 4 21 44 11.1 - 18m² More Details
  1. Passport

    Canadian citizens should ensure that their passports are valid up until their date of departure from the Seychelles.

    Citizens of other countries should consult with their travel agent or our office.

  2. Visa

    Canadian citizens are allowed entry into the Seychelles without tourist visas when visiting for less than 3 months (90 days).

A handy checklist of what to bring on your trip can be downloaded here.

We strongly recommend the purchase of appropriate travel insurance for any trip outside of Canada. Information on travel insurance options can be found here.

Smoking is not permitted indoors on the ship but there are designated areas on the outside decks where one can smoke. It’s also not permitted in the Seychelles to smoke in all enclosed public places and workplaces, with the one limited exception of hotel guestrooms.

In the Seychelles the temperature in February to November is high 20’s to low 30’s.

February to May- Warm climate with temperatures in the mid 20’s to low 30’s.

February- Hottest month of the year with temperatures in the low 30’s, so make sure you protect yourself from the sun.

June to November- Warm climate with temperatures in the mid to high 20’s.

July- Coolest month of the year with temperatures in the low 20’s.

The only international airport is the Seychelles International Airport, which is about a 15 minute drive from the Port Victoria where you will embark the ship.

Once you have booked your trip, we will provide detailed instructions on where in Mahe, Seychelles to check-in for your cruise.

There are a lot of riveting tourist attractions and activities, we highly recommend a stay here before or after your voyage. Have a look at some of our Pre and Post Tours.

The ship will not be ready for check-in before midday (unless otherwise stipulated in the itinerary). If you have any luggage that you need to have booked in so you can enjoy some free time in port, the purser may be able to accommodate you provided we know in advance.

The cruise will finish in the morning (usually around 9:00AM – 10:00AM) on the final day. It is necessary to have settled your onboard account and to have disembarked by this time as instructed by the cruise director on the day before.

In the Seychelles, the official currency is the Seychellois Rupee. However, the US Dollar and Euro are accepted throughout the country as well.

All major credit cards and debit cards are widely accepted by larger shops and restaurants in the Seychelles. When possible, only carry enough Rupees for the day and charge what you can to your credit cards.

There are ATM machines located in Victoria and Praslin. They are located in shopping areas and other various places throughout the towns. ATM machines only disburse Rupees.

The gratuity suggested by the cruise line is USD 13 – 16 per guest per day.

Of course, gratuities are always at your discretion and the above recommendations are assuming you are thoroughly satisfied with services rendered. All gratuities will be equally divided amongst the entire crew.

Laundry service is available for a small fee. Unfortunately, dry cleaning is not available.

Aboard your yacht you will find an elegant dining room, spacious sun decks and comfortable lounges. No pools are on board as it is common for our guests to swim off our ships or for passengers to reach beaches by tender.

There are fins, masks and snorkels available on board for use during the swim stops which are subject to availability. In the Seychelles, you will also find kayaks aboard the ship. You can also find a small borrowing library as well as board games and playing cards for your amusement. Movies are often shown in the vessels’ Lounges, so please check in the Daily Program for show times. The M/Y Pegasus offers a small wellness suite with massage and other beauty treatments.

Sports activities: Swimming off the ships is possible as well as snorkeling, kayaking and canoeing. At some stops it may also be possible to organize diving excursions.

Shore excursions will be offered on board but are always subject to weather and docking conditions and a minimum number of participants. They can be purchased on board at an extra cost.

Excursions will usually involve a fair amount of walking on sandy beaches and over dirt paths. If you have difficulty walking any distance, please let us know in advance and we will advise how best we can accommodate you.

Please refer to our website or consult the purser on board for additional information.

Regrettably, most of our excursions are not suitable for guests in a wheelchair.

Light to Moderate – At most, participation in the shore excursions requires the ability to walk reasonable distances. It is necessary to be reasonably sure-footed as walking will be on dirt roads and paths.

Note that the high temperatures may make participation on this trip more strenuous than you may be accustomed to compared to the climate at home.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your voyage. All drinks on board (alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks) are subject to extra charges.

Most meals in the Seychelles consist of seafood and chillies. There are so many exquisite and mouth watering dishes to look out for on your visit.

Shark chutney is a typical Seychellois dish that is made with shark meat that is boiled and mashed then cooked with bilimbi, a small cucumber, and lime juice. Fried onion, turmeric, salt and pepper are added. It is usually served with lentils and shredded green papaya with rice. This complex dish is not only delicious but highly nutritious. Seychelles beef is a local name for turtle meat.

Another tasty dish to keep an eye out for is called “ladob”. It may be eaten as a savoury or a dessert. The dessert is made of sweet potatoes and ripe plantain and may include breadfruit, cassava or corossol. It is boiled in coconut milk and nutmeg, sugar and vanilla are added. The dessert is creamy and soft.

There’s also a variety of local drinks such as their palm wine or calou which is an alcoholic beverage that is locally made from coconut sap. Its also used in the preparation of many Seychellois dishes.

Bacca is another alcoholic beverage that is made from sugarcane liquor and used for ceremonial events. Coco d’Amour is a tropical coconut liqueur that is made with coconut extract. Local beers that you absolutely must try are Ekyu and Seybrew. It’s particularly refreshing when served chilled.

The language spoken on board is primarily English. In general, there is a multilingual environment and you will have a chance to mix with a variety of nationalities. Excursions and public announcements are always in English.

The official languages of the Seychelles are Seychellois Creole, English and French. Seychellois Creole is a French-based creole language also known as Seselwa, it is the most commonly spoken language in the archipelago. English and sometimes French and are also widely spoken on all ports visited by our small ships.

There are no medical personnel on board the ship. However, crew members are trained in first aid and the purser can contact onshore medical people for emergency and nonemergency situations and evacuation can be facilitated in the most urgent cases.

All cabins have private, nicely appointed bathrooms fitted with showers. All cabins are air-conditioned and connected to a central music system. There is a telephone for intra ship communication. Our ship contains in lounge TV’s with satellite channels with at least a few English speaking programs. There are hairdryers in each cabin, flat-screen TV’s, public address system, safe boxes, mini-fridges and DVD players in the cabins

The ship’s generator provides an electric voltage of 220V. Cabins are fitted with European type plugs so please remember to bring an adaptor if necessary.

For more details, please visit the Ships section on our website.

There is a phone in each cabin. Outgoing call rates are very high as a satellite connection is the only one possible.

WIFI is available in certain areas of the ship at a modest charge. As it is a satellite connection, internet speed will be very slow and we suggest it be used for urgent matters only.

If you would like to have regular data and phone connection while on land, we suggest either arranging an overseas roaming plan with your mobile operator, or pick up a local SIM card if you have an unlocked phone.

Aboard the M/Y Pegasus there are no recreational facilities for children and reservations for those under the age of eleven are not advised. However, should you choose to bring children along please take into consideration that children onboard are their parents’/guardians sole responsibility.

There are no vaccinations required to travel to the Seychelles. However, we suggest you consult your physician with any specific personal requirements for this program.

As always, we recommend being in good health prior to any long distance travel.

The beautiful islands of the Seychelles is generally a quiet and safe place. However, being tourists in a city one should always take security measures. Late night strolls alone are not advisable after dark. When going out it’s recommended not to take any valuables or travel documents along to reduce the chances of having an unfortunate incident. Petty crime including pickpocketing and bag snatching may occur in the Seychelles.

Jewelry, money, documents, etc., should be placed in your individual safe deposit boxes or given to the captain who will deposit items in the ship’s safe boxes free of charge.

The police departments in the Seychelles have set up beach security units composed of policemen and women that patrol the main public beaches. They are dedicated to improving the security of foreigners.

More information on this from the Canadian government can be obtained at:

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