Below are three opportunities to join research expeditions to Aldabra Island,
*I have listed the 2002 scheduled departures and rates per person for
expeditions as they are listed at the Underwater Centre Seychelles website.
29.10 - 12.11 Mahe to Aldabra Explorer 15 days / 14 nights
12.11 - 19.11 Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights
19.11 - 26.11 Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights
26.11 - 03.12 Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights
03.12 - 10.12 Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights
10.12 - 22.12 Aldabra to Mahe Special Explorer 13 days / 12 nights
Underwater Centre Seychelles
Po Box 384,
Tel; +248 345445 Fax +248 344223
For updated information e-mail email@example.com .
This informative site mentions, These islands are on the edge of the cyclone
belt and have been subject to infrequent cyclone passage which occur mainly in
January. Accessibility is thus limited to Mid October to Mid December and then
again in March to the end of April. So avoid Aldabra in January!!
*If you are interested in an expedition next year, Betchart Expeditions, Inc.
can take you to the Islands between November 19 and December 4, 2003.
Betchart Expeditions, Inc.
17050 Montebello Road
Cupertino, CA 95014-5435
Tel: (800) 252-4910 or (408) 252-4910
Fax: (408) 252-1444
*For Spring 2003 expeditions, the Indian Ocean Explorer travels to Aldabra
during March and April.
4 March Mahe to Aldabra Explorer 15 days / 14 nights $5000
18 March Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights $3800
25 March Aldabra/Madagascar Expl. 8 days / 7 nights $3800
15 April Aldabra & Southern Islands 8 days / 7 nights $3800
For more information you can e-mail <info@IOExplorer.com> or call:
1-888-437-8456 (toll-free in the US) or 1-352-401-5678 (worldwide)
Additional Website that may interest you:
You may visit the Seychelles Super Site for more lodging, travel, and
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I hope I was helpful!