Port Victoria


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Port Victoria, Seychelles

Take a sabbatical in the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Located on Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it’s famous for its exports of vanilla and coconut oil. Take a stroll through the Seychelle National Botanical Gardens full of flora, fauna and fruit bats. Stop by the Selwyn-Clarke Market for some street shopping. Try some local Ladob, a dish that can be served either sweet or savory. Then settle in for some sun at Beau Vallon Beach or visit the Navasakthi Vinayagar hindu temple.


  • Port Name & Location
    Victoria Mahe Cruise Port. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English, French and Seychellois Creole.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency is the Rupee.
    • Currency & Shopping
      The Victoria Clocktower, dating from 1903, is a replica of the one found near Victoria Station in London, England.
    • Famous For
      The area was first colonized by the French in 1778, but was later named after Queen Victoria when the British took control in 1814.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Port Victoria’s principle exports are vanilla, coconuts, coconut oil, tortoise shell, soap, and guano.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Ladob is a local dish that can be eaten hot, cold, as a savory dish, and as a dessert.

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