The trip starts at 7am in the morning from La Digue. This may seem early, but it is the perfect time of day for bottom fishing and trolling, since the sun rises at around 7 every morning in the Seychelles, regardless of the time of year.
The fishing tour starts near Anse Réunion at the small Maki Shop, where you will board Jonathan's boat. Jonathan or a member his team know all of the best fishing spots, and are able to find the best ones to fit the weather on the day. This all but guarantees a successful fishing trip! All of the fishing spots on the tour are located in the waters surrounding La Digue. This ensures that, even if no fish bite for a while, you can enjoy the spectacular views of La Digue and its surrounding islands. The tour is also not explicitly for experiences bottom fishers and trollers, but also for those who want to try it out for the first time.
After 2pm, you will slowly sail back to the starting point on La Digue, ensuring you have firmer ground under your feet at around 3pm.
The tour includes bottom and trolling fishing.
Possible catches: tuna, kingfish, dorado, redsnapper, job fish, cropper, jackfish.
Jonathan is the founder of Liberty Charter, a tour provider based on La Digue. Liberty charter is a family-based company, and one of the best in the Seychelles. They are experts at providing their clients with truly authentic Seychelles boating excursions, offering a variety of charters throughout the pristine waters of the Seychelles. When the weather is at its best, the tours always start with an introductory 'sailing promenade', where guests can enjoy the best view of La Digue from the ocean.
This family-run company will be one of the best choices you make on La Digue. Jonathan has more than fifteen years' experience cruising the waters of these unique islands. Sometimes his son accompanies the tours. His brother Daran is also a skipper, and knows all of the best places for your snorkelling trip.
Terms & conditions:
Please note that this excursion is temporarily not available due to engine and covid-19 related problems.
All excursions are subject to weather conditions. In the event of cancellation, the excursion will be re-scheduled or an alternative excursion of similar value will be offered. Alternatively, you will receive a full refund.
The tour costs €540, which includes up to 4 people maximum. In case of 1-person reservations, the price of €540 will still be applied.
The price includes:
- Fishing equipment
- Soft drinks (lemonades and water)
- Return transfer to the starting point.
Water shoes, waterproof bags (to protect cameras and mobile phones), sunscreen, and fishing gloves are recommended.
- This travel offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility (please contact the SeyVillas team for more information or if you have any questions on this topic).
Meeting point: 7am at Maki Shop, Anse Réunion, La Digue. (If the shop is closed, please don't hesitate to ask around you for Jonathan).
- Days of operation: All week
- Languages: English, German
- Minimum participants to operate: 2
- Maximum to operate: 4
- Period of operation: October - May
- Child under 10 years of age: Not allowed
- Child rates apply for age 10 - 17 years: Free of charge
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