Duration: 3 nights independent tour
Just 30 minutes by air from Mahe, Bird Island is not only one of the world's top eco-holiday destinations, but as its name suggests, it is also a haven for many migratory birds along with other wildlife, including Esmeralda the oldest land tortoise in the world! Bird Island Lodge has just 24 simple, but very comfortable, bungalows which nestle among coconut palms and lead to the beautiful beach and turquoise waters. Activities include snorkelling, fishing diving, kayaking and boat trips while the bar lounge is the place to enjoy afternoon tea or a pre-dinner cocktail before a tasty Creole meal at the restaurant. Bird Island is an ideal choice for nature lovers seeking to enjoy a slow pace of life in simply idyllic surroundings.
Departures: Daily from Mahe.
Accommodation: In standard rooms at Bird Island Lodge with four poster bed, ceiling fan, living area, WiFi, shower and veranda. Rooms do not have air-conditioning, television, telephone or hairdryers.
Meals: Full board.
Tour price: The price shown is based on the best value travel dates in low season and includes return flights by light aircraft from Mahe (one flight per day, luggage allowance 15kg), return airport transfers on Bird Island and 3 nights accommodation.