Grande Soeur Island (Big Sister Island, Seychelles)

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Africa - Indian Ocean Islands

Local Time
2019-08-21 13:36

min: 80 °F (26 °C) / max: 81 °F (28 °C) 80°F
Wind: 162°/ 2.7 m/s  Gust: 2.8 m/sWind: 162°/ 2.7 m/s  Gust: 2.8 m/sLight breeze
2.7 m/s
Min / Max Temperature81 °F / 28 °C
80 °F / 27 °C

Grande Soeur Island (aka Big Sister Island, and East Sister Island) is part of Seychelles archipelago in Indian Ocean. The isle is private and located north of La Digue Island. Grande Soeur, together with the smaller Petite Soeur, are part of Iles Soeurs (Sister Islands).

Grande Soeur Island (Seychelles) Big Sister Private Island

Covered with tropical forests, Grande Soeur has total area 0,8 km2 (0,3 ml2), coastline approx 5 km (3 ml) and highest elevation point 113 m (371 ft). During the 20th century, there was a little coconut plantation on it.

Big Sister Island is privately owned, purchased in 2005 by Chateau de Feuilles Hotel (Praslin Island). It is often visited by hotel's guests, and mainly for scuba diving and snorkelling. After the purchase, a helipad (helicopter landing platform) was built, 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 27 C and the visibility is 30+ m (100+ ft). Located a few minutes walk from the hotel is the white-sand beach Anse Marie-Louise.

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.Praslin Island (Seychelles) cruise port Baie Sainte Anne

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, Big Sister 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.

11 December, 2019
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Bougainville
31 December, 2019
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Bougainville

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