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Share magical moments with millions of birds on the private tropical Bird Island, the most northerly island of the Seychelles Archipelago. A 30 minute flight from the mainland island of Mahe brings you face to face with the astounding natural beauty of Bird Island’s stunning soft powder-white sand beaches and lush green forest vegetation, truly a memorable sight.
Bird Island Lodge, the only accommodation on the island, offers a unique blend of hospitality, relaxation and simplicity in charming beach bungalows stripped of modern distractions such as televisions. The emphasis is on the preservation of the environment, total serenity and informality. Endless stretches of open pristine beaches lends a wonderful castaway ambiance to the island which is further complimented by the superb safe swimming spots.
Snorkel with Esmerelda the giant tortoise reputed to be over 200 years old or scuba dive the east and south sides of Bird Island surrounded by a protective barrier home to an abounding variety of colourful marine life, really a dazzling underwater heaven. Bird Island is an ornithological wonderland with local and visiting species giving birders and nature photographers the opportunity for close-up bird watching. The island is also the nesting grounds of the local green turtle and the travelling hawksbill turtles during the months of October to February. Deep-sea fishing is a popular activity which can be arranged with the staff of Bird Island Lodge. A harmonious environment wrapped in a blanket of Mother Nature’s awe-inspiring magnificence make for Bird Island to be a remarkable picture perfect retreat.