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Pictures from Seychelles cruises and coral islands. Seychelles photo gallery 13.  

Seychelles coral island
Coral island in Seychelles.                                                                                                                      © Seychelles Connect  

Seychelles is a country composed of 155 islands in the Indian Ocean.  41 of them are granitic islands and include the 3 main islands (Mahé, Praslin, and La Digue). All the other islands are coral islands: they include 29 coral islands in the Amirantes group (lying 230 km away from Mahé), 13 coral islands in the Farquhar Group, and 67 raised coral islands in the Aldabra Group. The Amirantes lie 230 km away from Mahé while the Farquhar Atoll and the Aldabra Atoll are located about 700 km and 1000 km respectively away from Mahé.

Among the coral islands, only Desroches and, to some estent, Alphonse in the Amirantes offer accommodation facilities for tourists. The Aldabra Atoll is a World Heritage site (UNESCO).

Read more about Seychelles Islands.

See more pictures from Seychelles islands:
-- La Digue
-- Saint Pierre island
-- Félicité and Coco islands
-- Vallée de Mai in Praslin
-- Curieuse island.

Seychelles cruise
Cruise in the waters of Seychelles.                                                                                                             © Seychelles Connect

Seychelles cruises offering island hopping enable travellers to experience the true diversity and beauty of the Seychelles archipelago. Most itineraries are around the inner granitic islands of Mahé, Praslin, La Digue and its neighbouring islands such as Silhouette, Curieuse, Cocos Island, Aride, and Cousin. Read more about Seychelles cruising and island hopping.

See more pictures from Seychelles cruising/ sailing:
-- sail boat
-- boat in Shallows

See other Seychelles p
Gallery 1 (tourist attractions), Gallery 2, Gallery 3, Gallery 4,
Gallery 5, Gallery 6 (fauna & flora), Gallery 7 (fauna & flora), Gallery 8,
Gallery 9, Gallery 10, Gallery 11, Gallery 12 (beaches),
Gallery 14 (landscapes), Gallery 15 (Vallée de Mai), and Gallery 16 (Vallée de Mai).

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