INTER ISLAND FERRIES RAISE TICKET COST
The Inter Island Ferries, which operate the famous Cat Cocos high speed ferry between Mahe and Praslin, has announced a new set of tariffs effective immediately.
Tourists will now pay 835 SR (Seychelles Rupees) on the main deck and 1.080 SR in business class while Seychelles citizens pay SR 210 and 325 respectively.
Senior citizens and children under 12 continue to get a 33 percent rebate on all fares.
The rise in fares was explained to be a result of risen fuel and general cost since the last increase two years ago.
At the same time have the fares between Praslin and La Digue also risen by 5 Rupees to now 70 SR for a one way trip.
Alternative ocean transport is available through the hire of private licensed yachts or else by flying on the Air Seychelles’ constant scheduled services from the international airport to Praslin or using Zil Air’s helicopters to reach the La Digue helipad by air.