Our dedicated airport representative will meet you upon arrival and fast-track you through immigration and customs.
Fregate Island Private offers a range of transfer options for arrival and departure.
Transfer by Helicopter
We are happy to assist you with arranging transfers to/from Fregate Island Private via Eurocopter EC120 and EC145 operated by Zil Air.
Approximate flying time: 15 minutes each way. Please be advised, that the Eurocopter only operate during the day.
Please note, transfers do not form part of our contract as these are performed by an independent third party (Zil Air). Therefore, we will not assume any liability for irregularities or changes made by Zil Air.
EC120: Maximum of 4 passengers and a total payload capacity of 325kg per flight
EC145: Maximum of 6 passengers and a total payload capacity of 700kg per flight
The following is valid for both operating helicopters:
Infants between the ages of 1–23 months may be seated on their parent’s laps. Children at and above the age of two years are considered as full passengers and are required to occupy their own seats with adult supervision. The mentioned total payloads include all passengers and their luggage. One piece of luggage per passenger is permitted as space is the limiting factor. Soft luggage is preferred.
One-way rates per Helicopter
EC120 from and to Mahé International Airport - Fregate Island €919
EC145 from and to Mahé International Airport - Fregate Island €1,980
Other islands on request.
Rates include tax, service charge & fuel supplement.
Rates & services are subject to change without notice.
A cancellation fee of 50% of the value is applicable on all flights cancelled 36 hours or less before the agreed scheduled departure flight.
Transfer by Boat
We will be happy to arrange your private transfers from/to Fregate Island by boat (approx. transfer time 1.5 h), subject to weather on the day of transfer.
A maximum of 12 passengers per boat transfer is allowed. There is no luggage limitation.
Please be advised, that the boat only operates during the day.
One-way rates per boat
Mahé Inter Island Quay to Fregate Island Private €1,500
Rates include tax and service charge and are subject to change.
Our airport representative will drive you from Mahé International Airport to the Mahé Inter Island Quay (approx. 15 min.), free of charge.
Cancellation due to rough sea conditions
In the event of rough sea conditions a transfer by boat is not advisable, transfer by helicopter or Twin Otter will be arranged. The applicable rate for the new mode of transportation will apply. Additional charges are to be settled on the island.
Seasons and sea conditions
The period between October and May is called the Northwest Monsoon in the Seychelles. This season is characterized by the lack of wind. Calm to moderate sea conditions normally prevail.
The period between end of May and September is called the Southeast Monsoon in the Seychelles. This season is characterized by the daily, steady Southeast Trade Winds which usually cause rough sea conditions.