At any island destination, the best thing to do is island hopping whether we talk about Seychelles, Maldives, or any destination. If we talk about Seychelles, this country in Africa is home to more than 115 islands and there are various ways to get around in Seychelles. Read this blog to learn about various ways to get around in Seychelles where each mode is ready to provide you with diverse experiences. Get ready for an authentic experience in Seychelles with Seychelles tour packages by hopping through its various islands. For more details, call us at +971-4256-2434.


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Getting Around in Seychelles – Local Transportation in Seychelles

To travel through the Seychelles islands, Seychelles offers various means of transportation services such as buses, car rentals, cabs, bicycles, boats, flights, and helicopters. Let us know about these options in detail.



Buses in Seychelles come under the Seychelles Public Transport Corporation (SPTC). It is the cheapest way to travel across the Seychelles. If you choose this option, you can get an unlimited trip pass that will enable you to conveniently travel in Seychelles. Buses operate from  6 am to 7 or 8 pm in most of the areas in Mahe, till 6 pm on Praslin Island with an interval of 30 to 60 minutes. On weekends, there are fewer chances to find this service. Mahe Island has lots of bus routes to cover the maximum parts of the island whereas the Praslin island has only 3 routes.

Car Rentals


If traveling in a crowded bus makes you frustrated then car rentals can be a good option which will let you explore the places without being worried about time, prices, bus schedules, etc. Cars are an ideal option to provide you with a convenient ride in which you can choose to explore at night, shopping, and so many things. Tourists can choose to drive their own or opt to hire a car. It is important to know that, cars in Seychelles are right side drive and they follow to drive in the left side lane.


Cabs are also one of the most convenient ways to travel in Seychelles and they are often found in Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue which are good to cover small distances. Some famous cable operators in Mahe are Mahe Cab Services, Seychelles Taxi Touring, Green Path Transfers, etc. Coconut services, Donster Services Seychelles in Praslin and Cliff Pirame, Chez, Michelin, in La Digue. There are also metered and non-metered taxis available, where metered fares are around 35 SCR for a kilometer. Non-metered cab prices must be decided and agreed upon beforehand, especially for longer distances.



Bicycles are the perfect choice to ride on the roads of La Digue Island. They are also famous in Praslin and other small islands such as Cerf Island, and Alphonse Island. Bicycles are also hired for the entire day costing some rent. Tricycles are also an alternate option for those who do not know cycling. Before renting a bicycle, always make sure to ride a licensed bicycle.



As Seychelles is a coastal island, boats, and ferries are very common to cover the extensive network of the major islands such as Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue. Two operators such as Cat Cocos and Cat Rose offer ferries on different routes Cat Cocos runs a ferry from Mahe to Praslin, while the Cat Rose operates between Praslin and La Digue. There is also an option for scheduled boats which need to be booked in advance.



Apart from traveling on the road or water, flights are also an ideal option for getting around in Seychelles. Air Seychelles often runs flights to Praslin. However, on most of the islands, there are very few scheduled flights and one has to travel on charter flights. On the flights of Air Seychelles, almost 20 kg of luggage is allowed, and this can be more lower for charter flights. Prices may vary as per the distance and season.

With these options for getting around in Seychelles, one can easily get around in Seychelles. Choose wisely so that you can enjoy the fullest and have a convenient travel to Seychelles. For more details, get in touch with us at +971-4256-2434.