The archipelago 115 island country of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean has teamed up with the South African Johannesburg Tourism Company to offer visitors a dual destination package. Johannesburg is rich in culture and heritage and is Africas shopping Mecca, and also offers the “big five” game animals in its national parks.
The Seychelles is Africas smallest nation with spectacular beaches, granitic and coral islands with cliff, wreck and open dives. There is no industry to pollute the waters so the clarity is amazing. Whale sharks and small fish, turtles and living corals all live in these warm waters.
Info on scuba diving met with Alain St Ange the Chief Executive Officer for the Seychelles Tourism Board and Lindiwe Kweie the then Chief Executive Officer for the Johannesburg Tourism Company at the World Travel Market in London on Tuesday November 8th 2011 to hear what was on offer for divers and their families wanting to visit.
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For more information on visiting Johannesburg please visit the official website for Johannesburg www.joburgtourism.com and for information on visiting and diving in the Seychelles go to www.seychelles.travel
Whilst meeting with Mr St Ange he was kind enough to extend to us an invitation to visit the Seychelles in March 2012 If we are able to attend we shall of course produce reports on the diving. Our thanks to Mr St Ange for this very generous offer.