Things to know about COCOS MARINE NATIONAL PARK:

The Ile Cocos Marine National Park is formed around three small islands in the middle of the shallow, turquoise ocean interspersed with coral reefs that offer breathtaking snorkelling experiences.

This is THE marine national park that attracts the attention of many people and because of which many look for a holiday on the Seychelles yearn for. It adorns many advertising brochures.

On La Digue, there are many boat operators offering day or half-day excursions.
The day trip takes place Monday to Friday, costs around €115 and includes a barbecue on the private island Grand Soer. and marine park fees. Afterwards we go snorkelling off the islands Coco and Felicite.
The half-day excursion takes place every day and costs about 55€, this includes the marine park fee and drinks.
There are 2-3 snorkelling spots here off Sister, Cocos and Felicite islands.

The coral reef around Coco Island has largely broken off and faded due to El Nino, but in some places new colourful baby corals can be discovered.
Coco Island is a hotspot for sea turtles

Opening hours:
All marine national parks are open daily, even on public holidays.

~ Adults: SCR 200,00
~ Children under 12: free

All non-resident adults entering the Marine National Park must be in possession of a valid ticket purchased from one of the listed outlets. Tickets must be kept and handed over to the daily patrolling rangers when requested.

Anchorage fee: EUR 10.00 per yacht applies for one night at anchor.
Filming fee: 200.00 EUR for film crews and professional photographers. However, written permission must be obtained from the Marine Park Authority (MPA) prior to commercial filming

The following Payment methods are accepted:
Cash (EURO, Rupees (SCR), US Dollar, Swiss Franc, MasterCard, Visa

Karl Schnürch
Author: Karl Schnürch

In 2007 I started the website to write everything I experienced from my head. Since then I have been constantly optimizing and expanding to eventually present a complete picture of Seychelles on this site.

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