While many of the islands in the archipelago have snorkelling attractions, what makes the snorkelling on Praslin unique is the fact that you can snorkel right off the shore. This is ideal for beginners as land is always a short distance away. Then, once you’ve grown accustomed to the shore, you can take a trip out into the open sea for snorkelling and fishing. There are many day excursions to surrounding islands, which feature snorkelling as well as beach time with food and drinks.
A big contributor to Praslin’s breath-taking beauty is the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve. This spectacular attraction is home to exotic flora that you’re not likely to see anywhere else in the world. One such example is the coco de mer palm. It produces the coco de mer seed, which is one of the largest in the world. This is definitely a must-see when visiting Praslin.