About Victoria


Let's have a look around into background of Victoria
  • Region: Beau Vallon
  • Country: Seychelles
  • Latitude: -4.6166667
  • Longitude: 55.45
  • Time zone: Indian/Mahe
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +4 hours

Weather in Victoria

  • Climate: Tropical Rainforest Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April, May, October, and November

Location

Victoria is the capital city of Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. The city was first established as the seat of the British colonial government. In 2010, the population of Greater Victoria was 26,450.

Distance from Victoria center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Seychelles International Airport (SEZ / FSIA).

  • Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km
  • Driving Time: 14 Minutes
  • Languages:  Seychellois Creole followed by English being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Seychelles International Airport
  • Road: Bus: Seychelles Public Transport Corporation.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Rs 50
  • Housekeeper: Rs 120 per Week

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: Rs 50

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Anse Etoile,
  • Takamaka,
  • Antsiranana

Emergency Contact Numbers in Victoria city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 999
  • Airport: +27 81 566 1419 (Seychelles International Airport)
  • Hospital: +248 4 388 000 (Victoria Hospital)

Events

  • The Creole Festival
  • The Carnaval International de Victoria
  • Seychelles Ocean Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Vallée de Mai
  • Seychelles National Botanical Gardens
  • Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market. Victoria Market

Theatre & Concerts

  • Deepam

Visit Top Restaurants in Victoria

  • Eden
  • La Plage Restaurant
  • Seyshima

Top Shopping Centers in Victoria

  • Orion Building
  • Le Chantier Mall
  • Eden Plaza

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Natural History Museum
  • Praslin Museum
  • Victoria Botanical Gardens

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Crepes – La Pause
  • Pizza – Baobab Pizzeria
  • Chicken Biryani – The Copper Pot

Sports Club

  • Seychelles Golf Club – Golf

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: ? 45.00
  • Taxi: ? 75.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): ? 18,000.00
  • Cheap meal: ? 100.00
  • Gasoline: ? 19.87/ litre
  • 3 course meal: ? 725.00
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