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Travel information about Seychelles
Seychelles is simply paradise with 115 granite and coral islands scattered in the Indian Ocean. With the total area of 459 km (177 sq mi) and roughly 94,228 in population, it has a larger population than Saint Helena, one of the British overseas territories. Diving and Snorkeling is very popular here. White-sand beaches, spectacular coral reefs, and wildlife. This place will literally leave you speechless.
Capital city of Seychelles: Victoria
Best times to visit Seychelles: April to May is the best time to travel because you’ll experience warm and mild weather and lower hotel rates. June to September crowds is beginning to arrive and December to March humidity level goes up.
How to get to Seychelles: There’s a flight from New York, Houston, and Los Angeles to Mahe. No direct flights from Europe, one has to route to Doha or Abu Dhabi.
Visa requirements for Seychelles: No visa required, a passport and a return ticket is needed and at least 150 USD per day to show them.
Currency of Seychelles: The currency is Seychellois Rupee.
Official Language of Seychelles: The official languages are English, French, and Creole.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Seychelles
There are 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Seychelles and 2 on their tentative list
- Aldabra Atoll
- Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.