Grande Soeur Island, often also called Big Sister, East Sister, is an isle in the Seychelles archipelago, situated north of La Digue. Grande Soeur Island is part of Iles Soeurs with Petite Soeur. It's a granitic island covered with tropical forests, with a total area of 0.78 km2 (0.30 ml2). During the 20th century there was a little coconut plantation on it. In 2014 the population on Grande Soeur Island was just two inhabitants who lived in the largest settlement, Grande Soeur. The highest elevation on the island is 113 m (371 ft) with Morne Soeur being the highest point.
Grande Soeur Island is privately owned. In 2005 the island was purchased by hotel Château de Feuilles, Praslin Island. It is often visited by their guests, mainly for diving. The hotel have recently built a platform for helicopters, as well as several villas for overnight stays.
As the Seychelles are blessed with a year-round warm, tropical climate, it is always a good time for snorkeling, diving and swimming. The water temperature often reaches 27ºC and visibility is 30 m plus. Located a few minutes walk from the hotel is the white sand beach of Anse Marie-Louise, a haven of peace to swim in the warm waters of Indian Ocean.
Grande Soeur Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Grande Soeur Island dock (anchor) at Baie Sainte Anne - port town on the southeastern coast of Praslin Island.
The Grande Soeur Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Grande Soeur Island, Seychelles.
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Port Grande Soeur Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Grande Soeur Island, Seychelles. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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19 January, 2017
26 January, 2017