North Island, Inner Islands, Seychelles

North Island is a Collection Camp

Wildlife at North Island

The water’s around North Island are filled with abundant sea life. Hard and soft corals brighten the depths and are home to a colourful array of fish; whale sharks and tawny nurse sharks often move through seasonally. On the Island, giant tortoises and a variety of endemic birds are found, while fluorescent day geckos scramble around. Large Seychelles fruit bats, called flying foxes, are often seen. Depending on the season, Endangered green and hawksbill turtles emerge from the ocean to nest on the beaches.


What You Could See at North Island

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller

Latest News From North Island

  • North Island - January 2016
    Jan 7, 2016

    Record-breaking turtle nesting season on North Island, Marius’ amazing story – and the library transformed!

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  • North Island - December 2015
    Dec 24, 2015

    Where better to have a picnic than on a private beach on your own island in the middle of the Indian Ocean?

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  • North Island - October 2015
    Oct 7, 2015

    Marine conversation on North Island is just as important to us as terrestrial conservation and our ‘Noah’s Ark Project’ aimed at turning back our ecological clock is all-encompassing.

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ The only bad thing I can think of saying is that nowhere else seems half as good anymore after staying at North! Everything about the island is so carefully thought out and executed to perfection. ”
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Reviewed by: Juztina, 26 March 2016