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This is a truly fast service between the islands of Mahé and Praslin. However its much vaunted 'on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KiwiTravellerinUAE
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Uncomfortable boarding experience

It was a hot day when we had taken our ferry between Mahe and Praslin. The ticket was priced almost... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
AyushiChandra
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Inter Island Boats- Fast Ferry services connecting MAHE-PRASLIN-LA DIGUE Islands in the Seychelles archipelago.
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Flamboyant Ave, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed today via mobile

We took the 11 o’clock ferry from Mahe to Praslin. We booked online and printed our tickets at home. On arrival at the office, we were met by a friendly gentleman whom checked in our bags quickly and efficiently. We waited around for around 30...More

Thank dbothma
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always service with a smile on board. Pleasant1 hour Mahe - Praslin trip. I always sit upstairs for the fresh air.

Thank Marie-Paule S
RayC2793, Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager at Cat Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your valuable review made on trip advisor and we look forward to welcome you again on board our ferry.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything went well for us on our transfers mahe to praslin and on to la digue, May seem busy chaotic to some people but they do it all the time, so it's great. Lots of people vomiting from mahe to praslin, so you may wish...More

Thank hairybear007
RayC2793, Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager at Cat Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had been warned about the ferry ride from Mahe to Praslin from a friend that had taken this very ride. Yes, they run right on time. Yes, it is “only a little over an hour”.... BUT, over 200 passengers and about...More

1  Thank ashleyofuerst
Reviewed 1 week ago

All transfers were perfectly on time. A small suggestion regarding the sorting of the luggage upon arrival at the destination: here a better system might be helpful to avoid the "chaos" that results from bags just being rolled out in no order.More

Thank sebastiaan2015
RayC2793, Assistant Manager Marketing at Cat Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review on trip advisor. The company always offer a safe and reliable transfer between the Island of Seychelles and we are happy to hear that you have enjoyed the journey. We will discuss with the authorities to find...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting the second .OST populated island in Seychelles, Praslin, Cat Cocos is the way to go when the seas are not rough and business class, for a little more is even better. One hour passes quickly and you can check out the other islands...More

Thank Seychelles_Dreaming
RayC2793, Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing at Cat Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We appreciate the valuable review made on our trip advisor page. We thank you for traveling with us in our luxury business class lazio lounge.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a truly fast service between the islands of Mahé and Praslin. However its much vaunted 'on time' departures and arrivals seemed to have been affected by 'island time'. The day we crossed was neither calm nor excessively rough but there were several passengers...More

Thank KiwiTravellerinUAE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't get seasick easily. But, while traveling by the ferry I felt sick. Many people vomited and no one seemed to happy for this travel. If you have a child think twice by traveling the ferry. If I had known I wouldn't take the...More

Thank Laaraa21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable boat ride to Praslin and back. The trip to Praslin was rather rough and choppy - however August is known to have such a weather pattern in the ocean. It is advisable to have sea sickness medicine or suck on some ice cubes while...More

Thank Paris12288
RayC2793, Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing at Cat Cocos, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest , Thank you for traveling with us and we are happy that you've enjoyed the crossing. As you may know in August the sea is very rough and we strongly advised client to take medicine. To note that our dynamic team are very...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was a hot day when we had taken our ferry between Mahe and Praslin. The ticket was priced almost at same rate as flight (just a bit lower maybe) but we had chosen one-way to go by sea to enjoy the views - which...More

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ekigupta
7 September 2018|
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Response from Paris12288 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. But I'd advice you arrive at least hour or 30 minutes early to book your tickets.
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unitednationsofwine
20 April 2018|
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Response from Stellan D | Reviewed this property |
Taxi is not cheap but very convenient and for a group of 5 is should be ok. Try to negotiate the price
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unitednationsofwine
20 April 2018|
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Response from Escape48771 | Reviewed this property |
The inside cabins are air conditioned, but the ticket is pretty rigid. From my experience you either either purchase inside or outside. I travelled both, personally I preferred outside.
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