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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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News

The Seychelles is OPEN! Finally plan with confidence...

The Seychelles will come off the UK Red List at 4am on 11th October.

We are sorting what space there may be for Alphonse but prioritisation is being given to displaced guests for a short while.

In the meantime there is the following space else where and an opportunity for Alphonse at short notice for 23rd to 30th October 2021 - see other news item.

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Seychelles Fishing News - 17th April to 1st May 2021

Cosmoledo Atoll - 22nd to 29th April 2021

The closing week of the Cosmoledo 2020-21 season did not disappoint! The nine anglers that joined us this week experienced super moon tides and sadly they lost two days to bad weather but this didn’t stop the team spirit or the energetic anglers.
 
The group was made up of two well-fished ladies and three couples who would have ...

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Seychelles News - 3rd to 22nd April 2021

Cosmoledo Atoll Fishing News - 8th to 22nd April 2021

As the week's progress and the seasons change, we never really know how it will affect the fishing. Week 13 was welcomed with spring tides and 11 guests who had a few boxes ticked and personal bests were broken.
 
Even though the weather and the fishing were tough for week 13, Stuart, Willie, ...

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Cosmoledo & Alphonse News - 13th March to 8th April 2021

Cosmoledo Atoll - 18th to 25th March 2021

Cosmoledo was back into neap tides on week four and welcomes five guests! Chantal being a familiar face on the atoll and the four new guests, therefore a brand new experience for them. The weather was predicted to be challenging and we expected the worst on day one and two.

The weatherman was wrong and the fish knew it so they were all out ...

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Seychelles News - Alphonse & Cosmoledo Catch Up!

Cosmoledo Atoll - 25th February to 3rd March 

After a four-week break, the season started up again with some familiar faces and a very excited guide team. The weather was not particularly stable with scattered rain and gusty wind conditions. The weather did not slow the anglers down and they cracked on with some exciting fishing.
 
The first ...

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Alphonse & Cosmoledo - December 2020

Cosmoledo - 12th to 19th December 2020

Spring tides for week three brought huge excitement for the guests who had already completed one week on Cosmoledo Atoll. With lots of fish seen over the neaps, guests and guides were preparing for a great week.
 
It was a new experience and a first time out on Cosmoledo for two of the guests. Lance and Graham had a week that will ...

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Cosmoledo Eco Camp