You don’t have to go far to see a sea turtle on Praslin.
As you get off the ferry boat and walking past the bridge to the main parking, there is a special attraction that awaits you, most of the time!
One of the many benefits of being situated in the heart of the Indian Ocean is that snorkelers will have ample opportunity to swim with turtles. Especially since they are so prolific in this area and it can be common to lose count of the number of turtles sighted.
Hawksbill turtles, with their varied diet and roaming manner can be found almost anywhere. The slightly larger Green Sea Turtles are a bit more picky and can be found nibbling on turtle grass, their favourite meal time snack. During low tide, it is common to see them resting on the reef waiting in anticipation for the tide to push and allow them access to the seagrass flats.