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Friends going on a snorkelling tour in Praslin Island
Friends going on a snorkelling tour in Praslin Island

Imagine a pristine, powdered beach, fringed with swaying palms and surrounded by a coral necklace. Multiply that thought by a thousand, and the result is the islands of the Indian Ocean. This part of the world is paradise; each destination offers diverse cultures, time-honoured traditions, breathtaking natural wonders and amazing endemic wildlife.

The desert-island dream of the Maldives, where tiny islands are scattered like jewels across a turquoise lagoon, is a sublime, romantic resort. Similarly, the Seychelles, renowned for its postcard-perfect beaches and giant tortoises, presents a heaven on Earth. But the Indian Ocean has so much more to discover.

An island-hopping cruise through this region offers a wealth of experiences: a thrilling helicopter ride over the vast volcanic landscapes of Réunion Island; a trek through Madagascar’s tropical rainforests and national parks in search of lemurs, chameleons and snakes; or snorkelling the Indian Ocean’s largest lagoon in Mayotte. [ReadMore]

A fly-cruise direct to this exotic, far-flung utopia immediately opens up the region’s most fascinating, hard-to-reach sites that the stuff dreams are made of.