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Cat Rose's II

La Digue to Praslin Ferry

For travel as of 01 Jan 2024, the Seychelles Port Authority is introducing a Port Fee applicable to all ferry departures from Mahe Praslin and La Digue.
The one-way fee, which only applies to Adults (i.e. passengers aged 12 years and over), is being charged at €2.00 per ticket for all trips to/from Mahe and €1.00 per ticket for trips from Praslin to La Digue and La Digue to Praslin. For roundtrips, the fee is simply doubled.

NOTE: Ferry tickets purchased on our website on or after 27 Dec 2024 and travelling in 2024 already have the Port Fee included in the ticket price!

Check live seat availability for fast ferry tickets on Inter Inland Ferry in the Search Box above. Just enter your required travel dates and number of passengers, select your departure and return times and then pay using your credit card or PayPal account through PayPal's secure online payment system. Online bookings can be made up to 48 hours before departure. You will receive your e-ticket confirmation for your fast ferry journey from Praslin to La Digue immediately.

With the introduction of their newest vessels - Cat Rose's II  and Cat Rose's III - Inter Island Ferry can now offer up to 6 departures a day for visitors looking to plan a Seychelles Island Hopping experience. It takes only 15 minutes to make the short crossing between the islands of Praslin and La Digue.

Cat Rose's II, although slightly smaller than its sister vessels - Cat Rose's and Cat Rose's III - can still carry up to 102 passengers as well as 6 crew members. The air-conditioned cabin on the main deck seats 56 passengers, while the upper deck has 46 seats for passengers wishing to travel outside, with a large canopy providing shade. Toilets are located on either side of the stairwell on the main deck.

On the day of departure, the Inter Island Ferry staff will determine which of the three vessels you will travel on, subject to the number of passengers.

Passengers must check-in at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Present your Seychellesbookings e-ticket at the Inter Island Ferry counter, where you will be issued your Boarding Pass. Actual boarding starts 10 minutes before departure, with the Boarding Gate closing 3 minutes before the ferry leaves the jetty.

You are allowed to carry one small piece of hand baggage on board, along with a maximum of 30kg of accompanied luggage, which should be reasonably sized. Luggage deemed too large or over the free luggage allowance will be subject to an excess luggage charge.

Fast Ferry Schedule: - Click on the map to view the full schedule

Designed and built in Australia to international standards, Cat Rose's II is a twin-hulled high-speed aluminium catamaran measuring 19 metres in total length. Two C9, 500 bhp Caterpillar engines supply power, achieving an average cruising speed of approximately 20 knots. In addition to its technologically advanced communications and navigation systems, Cat Rose's II comes equipped with all necessary safety equipment, including 9 Carly life rafts and life jackets for all passengers.


Craft Name: Cat Rose's II
Class: USL Code Class 1D
Length Overall: 19.00 m
Length (measured) 17.00 m
Breadth (mld) 6.20 m
Depth (mld) 1.35 m
Passengers: 102
Crew: 6
Fuel: 2 x 1,200 litres
Fresh Water: 450 litres
Sullage: 250 litres
Main Engine: 2 x Caterpillar C9
Installed Power: 2 x 500 bhp @ 2,500 rpm
Gearboxes: 2 x ZF 350
Cruise Speed: 20 knots approx.


Life Rafts: 9 x 12 person Carly life rafts
Life Jackets: 102 Adult + 15 Child
Life Rings: 2
Fire Extinguisher: 6 (passenger areas)
Fire Smothering System: 2 (engine room)

Click here to plan and book your Seychelles Island Hopping experience. Getting from Praslin to La Digue is easy with Inter Island Ferry and

Praslin to La Digue FAQs

What is the schedule for the ferry from La Digue to Praslin?

Inter Island Ferry operates from La Digue to Praslin seven days a week, with up to six daily crossings in each direction.
You can view the full Inter Island Ferry Schedule on our website.
The Cat Rose's ferry from La Digue to Praslin departs as follows:
Monday to Friday - 07:30, 09:30, 10:30, 12:15, 16:00, 17:00
Saturday to Sunday - 09:30, 10:30, 12:15, 16:00, 17:00

The Cat Rose's ferry from Praslin to La Digue departs as follows:
Monday to Friday - 07:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 14:45, 16:30
Saturday to Sunday - 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 14:45, 16:30

NOTE: Schedules are subject to change, often on short notice, so for the most up-to-date timings and availability, please use the Search Box.

How much does it cost to take the ferry from La Digue to Praslin?

The price of a Cat Rose ferry ticket from La Digue to Praslin is €15 one-way.
  • €15 (one-way) per adult and €7 (one-way) per child aged 2-11 years.
  • Infants less than 2 years of age travel for free!
  • An additional Port Tax = €1 (one-way) will be added to all adult tickets. Children and Infants are exempt.
For a roundtrip ticket, the cost is twice the one-way ticket price.
NOTE: Prices are subject to change; additional charges may apply for optional services or excess baggage.

How long is the ferry journey from La Digue to Praslin?

The journey time from La Digue to Praslin with the Cat Rose ferry is just 15 minutes!
Departing from the La Digue Ferry Harbour, it's a quick 15-minute ride to Praslin aboard the Cat Rose ferry, arriving at the new ferry terminal in Baie Ste. Anne.


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