Mahe is the largest of the Seychelles. It contains the capital city of Victoria and accommodates 90% of the country's total population. Mahé's tallest peak is Morne Seychellois at 905 m, which lies in the Morne Seychellois National Park. The southern and western parts have Baie Ternay Marine National Park and Port Launay Marine National Park. The Ste Anne Marine National Park lies offshore, as do Conception Island, Thérèse Island, Anonyme Island and Silhouette Island.
Attractions in the city of Victoria include a clocktower modelled on that of Vauxhall Clock Tower in London, England, the Courthouse, the Victoria Botanical Gardens, the Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market.
Things to See & Do
* Petite Anse - beach
* Le Jardin Du Roi Spice Garden
* Diving & snokelling
* Covedar Craft Centre
* Natural History Museum
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Seychellois rupee (SCR)
Language – French, English, Seychellois Creole
Population – 80,000 approx
Land Area – 155 km²
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 248
Port Location – The port is located in the capital city, Victoria.
Travel Links –There is no airport on La Digue, so to get there from a different country, one has to fly to Victoria, take the ferry to Praslin and then take another ferry to La Digue.
The only international gateway to the Seychelles is Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) near Victoria. Flights are available from Addis Ababa, Nairobi, Dubai, Doha, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Abu Dhabi.