Visit the renowned World Heritage Site, the Vallee-de-Mai Nature Reserve, and relax on one of the world’s most picturesque beaches, Anse Lazio.

Conditions and Inclusions:

  • This excursions is subject to weather, and requires a minimum set of 4 pax in order to proceed. In the event of cancellation, Mason’s Travel undertakes to re-schedule the tour, offer an alternative excursion of similar value or effect a full refund.
  • All the vehicles and sea fleet are equipped with the latest safety requirements recognised by international standards and appropriately insured.


Private (guided) tours

  • On our website we have detailed our most popular excursions. As specialist for the Seychelles we are also able to tailor -make any tour you may wish to experience.
  • If you stay on Praslin or one of the nearby islands it’s possible to book a private guided tour for you or your group


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Days of operation

This excursion is scheduled on:

- Monday and Thursday (English & French (Mon)

- Friday (Italian, English & French)


Starting with a coach transfer from the hotel, this full-day excursion is dedicated to the renowned World Heritage Site, the
Vallee-de-Mai Nature Reserve, and relaxation on one of the world's most picturesque beaches, Anse Lazio.

Vallée de Mai is an extraordinary primeval forest, known as the Garden of Eden. It's the unique habitat in the universe where the Coco-de-Mer
palm grows in its natural state. The Vallee-de-Mai is also home to one of the world’s rarest birds, the Black Parrot.

The afternoon is at leisure at Anse Lazio, voted amongst the Top 10 in the world.

Around 16.00 hrs the excursion ends and the the transfer is back to the hotel.

What to bring

cameras, comfortable walking shoes, water/cool-drinks, mosquito repellent, snorkeling equipment (if you want).


Lunch is not included in the excursion.

Departure point

This excursion is applicable for guests staying on Praslin Island and nearby Islands.

General Pick-up times from hotels

Grand Anse: 09h30-09h45 // Baie Ste Anne: 09h30-09h45


Adults (12+) : 70 euro

Children (2 - 11 years): 30 euro


- transfer from the hotel to Vallée de Mai
- transfer from Vallée de Mai to Anse Lazio
- transfer from Anse Lazio to the hotel
- entrance fees

Praslin (Seychelles)

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