Curieuse Travel Guide

  • Giant Tortoises at Curieuse Island, Seychelles
    Giant Tortoises at Curieuse Island,...
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  • Boardwalk through mangrove forest, Curieuse
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  • Beach at Anse St Jose, Curieuse, Seychelles
    Beach at Anse St Jose, Curieuse,...
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Curieuse Things to Do

  • The Doctor's House

    The Doctor's House is located just behind Anse St Jose beach on the southern shore of the island of Curieuse. It is a two storey Creole-style mansion, with a large verandah on the upper floor, and was built by Dr William MacGregor – a Scottish doctor who was posted to Curieuse to help treat leprosy victims who were quarantined on the island – in...

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  • Anse St Jose

    The beach of Anse St Jose is located on the southern coast of the island of Curieuse. When you visit the island from neighbouring Praslin or La Digue you will either arrive at, or depart from, Anse St Jose. When we visited in March 2015, our small boat from Anse Volbert on Praslin (just 15 minutes away) arrived at Anse St Jose and departed from...

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  • Anse St Jose

    The beach of Anse St Jose is located on the southern coast of the island of Curieuse.When you visit the island from neighbouring Praslin or La Digue you will either arrive at, or depart from, Anse St Jose. When we visited in March 2015, our small boat from Anse Volbert on Praslin (just 15 minutes away) arrived at Anse St Jose and departed from Baie...

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  • The Doctor's House

    The Doctor's House is located just behind Anse St Jose beach on the southern shore of the island of Curieuse. It is a two storey Creole-style mansion, with a large verandah on the upper floor, and was built by Dr William MacGregor – a Scottish doctor who was posted to Curieuse to help treat leprosy victims who were quarantined on the island – in...

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  • Day trip to Curieuse (and St Pierre)

    One of the most popular day trips from Anse Volbert is to the neighbouring island of Curieuse and the small rocky islet of St Pierre.The former was a leper colony until 1965 and is now famous for its hundreds of free-roaming giant tortoises and for being the only place in the world, aside from Praslin's Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, where the Coco...

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  • Bird watching

    There are a few bird species on the island, mostly the Seychelles sunbird, bulbul, and fairy terns.There is hopes of establishing the Black Parrot here because it is almost extinct on La Digue.

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Curieuse Restaurants

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    The shelter: Grilled fish

    by kyoub Written Feb 10, 2005

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    Lunch was served in the shelter.
    The crew brings everything needed for lunch, from the hotel. The fish is grilled after they arrive on the island.
    Everything was very good.

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Curieuse Transportation

  • Calm waters

    The beaches of Curieuse remain exceptionally beautiful, especially in the south and east where the calm, sheltered waters are obe of the best anchorages in the Seychelles.The Tra-la-la is waiting here for us to come back aboard.

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  • Three island tour

    The island is one km off the north coast of Praslin.You can arrange the baot trip out to the island with most of the hotels on Praslin.They usually go to Cousin and Curieuse on a one day tour.We stopped first at St Pierre for snorkeling, on to Curieuse Island where we had lunch, then on to Cousin Island.

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Curieuse Off The Beaten Path

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    Follow the trails

    by kyoub Written Feb 11, 2005

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    Cousine Island covers 61 acres. It is lush with palms, encircled entirely by a coral reef, two well marked trails cut through the undergroth from the long, golden beach of Grand Anse.

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    • Hiking and Walking
    • Birdwatching

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