This island, purchased for a conservation group by chocolate-maker Christopher Cadbury in the 1970s but now in the care of the Seychelles' Island Conservation Society, is a hugely important seabird breeding colony. Aride Island is located 35 mi/55 km northeast of Mahe.
There are no tourist facilities or overnight stays, but scheduled tour boats depart from Praslin Monday-Friday and by special arrangement Saturday and Sunday. Private visiting arrangements can also be made. https://www.arideisland.com.
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