Planning Your Dive Holiday
The Seychelles are located 2000km (1,256 miles) east of Kenya, and about 3,300 Km (2,000 miles) from Dubai.
The Republic of Seychelles is an island archipelago of ca. 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, just 4 degrees south of
the equator. Every day has about 12 hours of sunlight, and 12 hours of night time!
Airlines to Seychelles International Airport Victoria/Mahé (SEZ)
The following airlines fly to the Seychelles: Air Seychelles, Condor, Emirates, Etihad, Ethiopian Airways,
Turkeys Airways, Air Austral, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Edelweiss.
The Seychelles have a very pleasant tropical climate throughout the year. Temperatures are rarely above 30°C.
Rainfall is highest from October to February but showers seldom last long.
Best Time To Dive
The very best times to visit the Seychelles for diving is during the months of October/November and
March/April with calm seas,
good underwater visibility, and sunny weather.
The south-east wind is strongest and cooler, blowing from June to September, Seas are then rough, except for the northern part of the island where our dive center and many of our dive sites are situated.
The generally weaker and warm North-West winds are blowing from October until the end of April.
How much sunshine can I expect, will the sea be calm, and what is the water temperature?
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|February||260.3||80.2||6.2||69||27.7||29||12 ⇒W to NW|
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