Praslin to La Digue
Inter Island Ferry operates a regular daily ferry service between Praslin and La Digue. Their high-speed ferries- Cat Rose’s I and Cat Rose's II - whisk passengers in just 15 minutes from the Praslin jetty in Baie Sainte Anne to the La Passe jetty over on La Digue. To the left of this page you can check departures times, seat availability, make bookings and instantly receive e-ticket confirmation for your fast ferry journey.
Cat Rose’s I is the larger of Inter Island Ferry’s two high-speed catamarans, carrying up to 154 passengers and 7 crew. Together with its sister vessel - Cat Rose’s II - Inter Island Ferry has up to 8 departures throughout the day, so you can easily plan your Seychelles Island Hopping trip to fit your schedule. Which of the two vessels you will travel on will be determined by the Inter Island Ferry staff on the day, subject to the number of passengers.
Journey times are only 15 minutes, dependant on sea conditions. Check-in at the Inter Island Ferry counter at least 15 minutes before departure to exchange your Seychellesbookings e-ticket for a Boarding Pass. Actual boarding starts 10 minutes before departure, with the Boarding Gate closing 3 minutes before the actual departure time.
Cat Rose’s I has a fully air-conditioned main cabin that comfortably holds up to 101 passengers. At the back of the main cabin there’s a small bar serving light refreshments and snacks. Toilets are located at the rear of the vessel either side of the stairwell. The upper deck has seating for 53 passengers and affords great views of Praslin, La Digue and the neighbouring islands.
All passengers are allowed up to a maximum of 30kg of accompanied luggage, which should be of a reasonable and acceptable size. Any luggage deemed too large or in excess of the free luggage allowance will be subject to an excess luggage fee.
For questions on how to book your Inter Island Ferry high-speed ferry check out the most common FAQ. Online bookings can be made up to 48 hours before departure. For changes or cancellations, please see our Terms and Conditions.
Fast Ferry Schedule: - Click on map to view the full schedule
Built by Wildcat Marine, in collaboration with Aluminium Marine, this 24 metre catamaran, surveyed to international standards, was Inter Island Ferry’s first high-speed vessel. Constructed from marine grade aluminium it’s powered by two Caterpillar C18 engines, which in turn transfer power to the twin propellers via ZF550 gearboxes. It can comfortably carry up to 154 passengers, split between the main air-conditioned cabin and the open upper deck, and makes light work of the 15 minute crossing between the islands of Praslin and La Digue. Cat Rose’s I is equipped with all necessary safety equipment, including 6 Carly life rafts, life jackets, life rings and of course state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems.
|Craft Name:||Cat Rose's I|
|Class:||USL Code Class 1C|
|Length Overall:||24.80 m|
|Length (measured)||23.80 m|
|Breadth (mld)||7.50 m|
|Depth (mld)||2.60 m|
|Fuel:||2 x 1,900 litres|
|Fresh Water:||1,000 litres|
|Main Engine:||2 x Caterpillar C18|
|Installed Power:||2 x 870 bhp (650kw) @ 2,200 rpm|
|Gearboxes:||2 x ZF 550|
|Cruise Speed:||25 knots|
|Life Rafts:||6 x 24 person Carly life rafts|
|Life Jackets:||161 Adult + 15 Child|
|Fire Extinguisher:||6 (passenger areas)|
|Fire Smothering system:||2 (engine room)|
Travel from Praslin to La Digue with Inter Island Ferry. You can check live seat availability, book, pay and get instant e-ticket confirmation on Cat Rose’s I and Cat Rose's II only with Seychellesbookings.com