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Cosmoledo Atoll

Perfect, once in a lifetime adventure; remote, legendary fishery

Located 560 nautical miles SW of the main island of Mahe, Cosmoledo Atoll is a live-aboard operation on the SY Lone Star – an 85 foot sailing catamaran. The program runs from Thursday to Thursday, providing the perfect opportunity for those wanting to extend their trip and enjoy the famed Alphonse Island fishing program. Cosmoledo may be the ultimate saltwater destination. The sheer numbers and variety of fish has amazed anglers from across the globe; it is the ultimate playground for the traveling angler.

Fishing

Cosmoledo’s large white sand flats, lagoon edges and channels are ruled by the notorious giant trevally. A plethora of other species makes Cosmoledo a truly special fishing destination. Bonefish, milkfish, Indo-Pacific permit, triggerfish, bluefin trevally and others call this amazing atoll home.

Accommodation

Consisting of eight beach cottages and a communal dining and entertainment area, the custom designed eco beach cottage has all the amenities one needs for a comfortable trip. Air-conditioning, ensuite bathroom, private outdoor shower and a veranda with seating area.

Gear

As a general rule, we use a 9 wt. outfit for bonefish and permit, a 10 wt. for triggerfish and milkfish and a 12 wt. for GTs, bluefin trevally and barracuda, all paired with quality reels with proven drag systems. A complete gear list will be sent upon confirmation of your trip.

Trip Specifics

The charter flight departs Mahe at 8 am for the 3 hour flight to Astove Island where guests board the SY Lone Star. The boat will depart immediately for Cosmoledo Atoll which is 18 nautical miles away. After your last day of fishing, the boat departs for either Assumption or Astove Islands for the return flight to Mahe. The SY Lone Star has been retrofitted for fly fishing expeditions. It can accommodate up to 8 anglers, guides and crew, and is a perfect base for exploring the waters of Cosmoledo Atoll. Medical evacuation insurance is mandatory for this destination.

Rates

18-19 Season: 7N/6D package $14,950 based on shared occupancy/guide, $18,100 for single occupancy/shared guide, based on availability. Includes Mahe charter flights. Guests must arrive 1 day early in Mahe and overnight due to the early charter flight the following morning. Leisure packages available

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Seychelles - Cosomoledo - Blog Now Live

Considering Cosmoledo…

Let’s address what might be the elephant in the room right from the start. There has been much talk in the press about tourism in remote place and we have to travel further and further, and deeper and deeper into the wilderness to experience proper wildness.

Cosmoledo might ...

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Seychelles - Cosmoledo - A short week.

With a shortened week planned for this week we welcomed David, Paul, Jon, Glenn, Jack, Andrew, Bill and Jeffrey for three days of fishing on Cosmoledo Atoll.
 
The extremely calm and flat conditions and neap tides made for some trying conditions. Stepping down to lighter leaders and even fishing 10 weights seemed to be the answer for the three days.
 
All the guys made their short time on the water count. Paul, ...

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Seychelles - News

Alphonse News:

In six days of fishing for the week with the spring tides rolling in, we managed to rack up a number of superb fish, both on the flats and on the bluewater boats. 

The guests and guides pulled off an impressive number of bones which had our stats at 448 fish for the week, the largest specimen reaching a staggering 62 cm caught and ...

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Seychelles - The Latest Fishing News

Alphonse News:

The weather and tides worked extraordinarily well together this week, as we hit the full spring tidal cycle, and it set a perfect playing field for fishing on the flats.

Both guests and guides performed well when opportunities presented themselves, resulting in great catch numbers. The atoll was alive with ...

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The New Cosmoledo Eco Camp Is Launched

 Part of the exceptional and adventurous, brand-new Blue Safari Seychelles concept, Cosmoledo Atoll, one of the most remote wildernesses in the Seychelles, has launched an innovative eco-camp, which is now open! Comprised of just eight sympathetically restored shipping containers which adhere to the ecological ethos of Blue Safari Seychelles and have been repurposed and intelligently redesigned to form exceptional ...

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Last available space for Seychelles

A list of 2019 last available slots in the Seychelles is below.

Please feel welcome to contact us at anytime to discuss matters further.

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas from all of us at Frontiers.

 

Alphonse:

 30 Mar - 6 ...

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