travel42 Professional Cruise Port of Call Review

Curieuse Island is home to a giant tortoise sanctuary with over 500 of the magnificent animals only found in the Seychelles Islands and is also home to the famous Coco de Mer tree. The island is located 35 mi/55 km northeast of Mahe.

The Aldabra tortoises found on Curieuse are similar to Galapagos tortoises and were likewise studied by Charles Darwin. Visitors to the sanctuary can get close to the tortoises and even feed them palm leaves and grasses. The sanctuary has a modest interpretive cen...

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