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Big Sisters Private Island

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Snorkeling Paradise

What can one say about snorkeling off Big Sister...... it’s simply breathtaking, beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Stunning views in the beach again!

We had a whole day trip to island, swimming wasn't very easy, since strong waves were extra... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
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“grande soeur”(5 reviews)
“strong waves”(2 reviews)
“day trip”(3 reviews)
Area : 84ha Situated 6km northeast of neighbouring La Digue and in close proximity to Félicité and to Ile Cocos,Grande Soeur is popular for its spectacular panoramas and the excellent opportunities it offers for trekking, snorkelling and diving in...more
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Ile Privee Grande Soeur | Chateau de Feuilles, Praslin Island 00000, Seychelles
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife for a day trip on a Sunday. Beach side is great for a swim, heavy waves sometimes but good. The other side is billed as the snorkelling side, its not. The coral is almost all dead and there are far better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JimMacNaughton
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This beach is nice enough but not really worth a long trip to get to. The beaches on La Digue were generally nicer and less crowded and it isn't the easiest place to snorkel off the beach as it is quite rocky and the coral...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What can one say about snorkeling off Big Sister...... it’s simply breathtaking, beautiful and paradise. The more I go to Seychelles the more I am begging to realize, it’s paradise. Each visit delivers a new portion of paradise. Big Sister did not disappoint. To be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank NEH45
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had a whole day trip to island, swimming wasn't very easy, since strong waves were extra powerful. But everyone enjoyed stunning views and later very delicious fish and seafood in the beach

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eve_tips
Reviewed 13 March 2018

First of all. For Snorkling, as almost everywhere in Seychelles after the 2016 disaster that killed all Coralreefs is Sister island a lost cause and waste of time. Maybe first time Snorkling experience it's acceptable. But the island is more than worth the trip. East...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank M S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I visited the "big" sister and i was impressed by the beach and the environment. Amazing rocks and amazing sand. We were alone until some other private boats arrived. Amazing place and because it is a private island you have the luxury of being a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank GrecoSuisse .
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The crystal clear water, white sand. The day trip with the boat was just perfect. It was raining also a little on the particular day that we went and it was just great. loved it totally

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Dtraveller14
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We saw even more fish from the shore, then when snorkeling. We saw morena and reef shark when we were standing in shallow water. It was really hard to go from the shore to the water to snorkel, because of the rocks, strong waves, current,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 377vesnas
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I see lots of reviews of the great snorkelling, but I thought it was only ok? There is a ton of dead staghorn coral filling the bottom in the 2-7m depth range. The snorkelling only gets good around the rock features to the right. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank ccassTA
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is a great place for snorkelling, better than anywhere else nearby including Coco Island. The island is private, but you day trips will take you to snorkel off the island or you can anchor if on an independent boat charter. It is possible to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank DickBurton
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