Activities / Nature Trail: Anse Major

Days of Operation:
Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays / Sundays
Duration:
Half day
Season:
All Year Round

Creole invites you to explore the various hiking trails on the islands of Mahé & Praslin, in the heart of the Seychelles wilderness, offering you splendid plunging views of the lagoon and spectacular 360° panoramas. All our hikes are supervised by experienced and passionate guides, who will be happy to share with you the wonders of the endemic plants and birds of the Seychelles.

This is a wild and scenic coastal walk with views of waves breaking on the granite boulders. The first part of the trail is through patches of open woodland areas, small river valleys and over exposed, rocky ridges. Enjoy spectacular views across the sea over Silhouette and North islands.

The trail continues over Glacis slopes, stretching above and below the path. The vegetation is mostly endemic and indigenous species, adapted to survive in such harsh conditions. Endemic birds such as Bulbul, Blue Pigeon Sunbirds may be seen. To get to the main beach, you must cross a small river outlet which emerges from a brackish water marsh. The sandy beach invites relaxation or snorkeling on the reef.

N.B. Not recommended for the physically challenged, parents with young children and pregnant women.

  • Rocky landscape & ecology
  • Coastal views
  • Secluded beach
  • Endemic birds
  • Expert guide
  • 1 bottle of water
  • Packed lunch
  • Transfer to & from your hotel
  • Light casual clothing (T-shirts, shorts)
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (Trainers)
  • Binoculars
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Swimwear / Towel
  • Camera
  • Additional water
  • Sun cream
  • Cap
  • Cash

NB: Timings specified below are subject to change without prior notice for circumstances beyond the control of Creole Travel Services

Days of Operation: Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays / Sundays
Type: Half day
Length: 2.4 Km
Intensity: Low
Change in Altitude: 70 m
Departure Point: Dan Zil – Bel Ombre
Starting Time: 08:30 hrs
Finishing Time: 13:30 hrs
Actual Walking Time: 1 hrs 30 mins one way

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