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Climb the Clock Tower

The main attraction of Victoria is the clock tower. It is a symbol of the country's colonial past. It is located in the Central Square of the city. The tower is a miniature replica of London's Little Ben tower. It was built in 1903. The tower was equipped with a clock mechanism in 1999. The clock notifies residents of the lunch break every day at noon. The height of the tower is only 2 people tall. However, you can climb it to take photos and enjoy the beautiful view of the small capital of Seychelles.
A starting point for landmarks and sights exploration of the Mahe island should be the Revolution Ave as in close vicinity to the place tourists will find several remarkable historical … Open

Climb on a Wooden Platform above the Forest of Mount Morne Blanc

You can go from Victoria on a tour of mount Morne Blanc. Its height is 907 meters. A tea plantation is located on its slopes. A relict forest grows on its top. You will have the opportunity to climb the mountain. You can use the hiking trail or lift. The journey will take a quarter of an hour. You can walk through the forest, pick mushrooms, and ride a horse once you reach the top. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy amazing views of the Indian Ocean, the entire island of Mahe, and neighboring Islands. You will be able to make beautiful pictures and to rise above the forest level with a wooden platform. You can have a picnic there.

Enjoy the City from Les Trois Freres

There is a mountain Les Trois Freres in the vicinity of the capital of Seychelles. It has a height of 476 meters. It is covered with forests. The mountain is considered a Natural Park. You can see granite rocks, tall trees, and picturesque lawns there. You will also have the opportunity to taste local wine and tea by visiting one of the tasting tents. Celebrations and music festivals are often held on the mountain. Horse riding or hiking helps to distract from the daily bustle. You will be able to enjoy a magnificent view of Victoria and the North-Eastern part of Mahe Island when you reach its top. Copyright
The main source of entertainment and amusement for the guests of the island is still hiking through scenic areas of the island, beach recreation and visiting of various entertaining … Open

Beach Activities in the Vicinity of Victoria

You will probably be interested in entertainment on the numerous sandy beaches of picturesque bays during your holiday in Victoria. There are many of them on the island of Mahe. For example, if you visit the beaches of Grand Anse and Beau Vallon, you will have the opportunity to spend time water skiing and conquering high waves on a surfboard or a board equipped with a sail. Beaches Royal, Intendance, and Forbans are suitable for scuba diving or flippers and mask. They are protected by coral reefs. If you want to swim and sunbathe alone, you can visit the remote beaches of Petite Police and Soleti. They are located on the west coast of the island.

Have Fun on the Island of Desroches

Desroches Island is the largest of the Amirantes Islands. You can hire a helicopter, rent a boat or a yacht, and move in a south-easterly direction from Mahe to go on a trip to this island. Many caves, tunnels, and mazes created by nature are located in the water area of the island. There are coral thickets here. They have different shapes and colors. Catfish, turtles, stingrays, and parakeets are also found here. You will have the opportunity to see all the beauty of the underwater world of Desroches. You should take a scuba dive to do this. If you come here between May and October, you can go windsurfing.
1. Planning a journey to the island of Mahe tourists should necessarily be backed up with sun protecting means as getting a sun burn is possible even in the cloudy weather during a usual … Open

Activities in Victoria

You will find several types of active leisure activities during your stay in the city. For example, you can get horse riding training by contacting an experienced instructor. Then you can go for a horse ride through the deserted surroundings of Victoria. You can enjoy the beauty of the local nature. However, if you prefer to have fun in the dark, you can go on a night cruise to a desert island. Creole dances and barbecues are included in the trip program.
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Anse Source d Argent

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Due to complex structure of the coast, a lot of cozy coves were formed here. Anse Source d'Argent Beach is considered an ideal place for a romantic getaway. Fans of diving also love to visit these places, as many exotic inhabitants can be seen in the coastal waters. In addition to colorful fish and stingrays, palm crabs can be found here. It’s amazing to watch them. Rainforests close to the coast are also rich in exotic wildlife. There you can see rare birds. … Read further
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