Arriving at La Belle Tortue

The Seychelles’ Mahé International Airport is served from all main destinations in the world, especially Paris (direct flights with Air Seychelles), Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Frankfurt (direct flight Saturdays with Condor), Nairobi, and Colombo.


Come by Land and Sea

A transfer or taxi service can be booked either directly from the airport or from the Cat Coco Jetty (La Digue, Praslin) to the Bel Ombre Jetty in Mahé. From the Bel Ombre Jetty, a shuttle service will take you to the Silhouette Jetty. The trip takes around 45 minutes and the booking must be confirmed at least 48 hours in advance.

Shuttle Boat

Boat schedule

From Bel Ombre, Mahé to Silhouette, 3 trips per day: 9.30 am/ 3.45 pm or 6 pm
From Silhouette to Bel Ombre, Mahé, 2 trips per day: 11.15am or 4.45 pm


125€ per person for a round-trip (-50% for children under 12)

Commute faster

Want to spend less time on the road and looking for more flexibility? We offer several means of transportation that will fit your needs.


Enjoy the view from the sky with a helicopter


Helicopter from Mahé Airport

Our partner Zilair takes you directly from the airport Arrivals to their Departure Lounge. The helicopter flight to Silhouette Island takes approximately 15 minutes. Up to 4 people or 350 kg per flight (including luggage).


638 euro per flight.

Flight from Chateau de FeuillesZil Air (82)

Your private direct flight from Silhouette to Chateau des Feuilles on Praslin


1267 Euro per flight

Flight from Le Domaine de L’Orangeraie La Digue

Your private direct flight from Silhouette to Le Domaine de L’Orangeraie on La Digue


1350 Euro per flight

… Or with a fixed wing plane

Island background-1With our partner Zil Air, you can also fly a Vulcan Air P68C from Mahé to Praslin Airport any time of the day, allowing you to commute faster from Silhouette with the Bel Ombre shuttle boat or with a private boat transfer.


495 Euro per flight