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Aride Island Nature Reserve

Seychelles
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Nature as it is

It's a gift to be in aride island... we went with the nature walk organised by the NSC it was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Aarthi M
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Beautiful

We booked a private boat from raffles resort to this island to observe the seabirds and the nature... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
alireza k
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Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's a gift to be in aride island... we went with the nature walk organised by the NSC it was indeed a great experience to be with the unique flora fauna.. some of them exclusively at aride like the Wright's gardina Flower... the noddy birds...More

Thank Aarthi M
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We booked a private boat from raffles resort to this island to observe the seabirds and the nature reserve. A very friendly chap from the UK was our guide, and he was a volunteer staying for 3 months on the island tending to the birds....More

1  Thank alireza k
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing beach, amazing birds, amazing views! However you need to remember to bring a lot of water with you, as it is not always possible to buy it there.

Thank Ela R
Reviewed 14 November 2015

After three previous failed attempts over the last twenty years, we have now managed to get to Aride: this was our main reason for going to the Seychelles in mid/late October, and it did pay off. The whole experience was wonderful, including the boat trip...More

1  Thank Barbara41
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A protected nature reserve worth the trip. We took a helicopter (Zilair) to Aride and the experience was wonderful. This island is not for regular tourists but for those interested in birds & lizards. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We loved our visit here.

1  Thank JNDK12
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Still a bit of a secret. Birds are the main reason for visiting here and it's well worth it. Everything is mainly as nature intended.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We were very fortunate to book a visit to Aride during a sunny interlude in early December from the Raffles resort on Anse Takamaka on Praslin. Leslie picked us up from the beach in front of the hotel & took us on the 20 minute...More

2  Thank Bern_Shen
Reviewed 31 October 2014

we've been there on a bad weather day and it was still a nice adventure, considering that their boat coud not come pick us up at our speedboat and we had to reach them swimming! Albert, the guide was friendly and very professional , telling...More

3  Thank Joanbaez65
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Aride Island is 15 kilometres by boat from the Cote d'Or beach in Praslin and it took us about 30 minutes to get there on a small boat we hired for the trip. Arrangements have to be made before-hand with the management of the reserve...More

2  Thank Al_Bwana
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Despite its small size Aride is a wonderful experience to get close to nature and the birds that live and nest there. The trip isn't cheap (13000 SCR for a private charter) + landing fees but it is well worth the few hours there. A...More

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