We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

We hiked to Anse Major and we didn't want to return the same way back. So we took this taxi boat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Good value for money!

We used the service twice! And both time had a great experience. The guy is very friendly . Always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shepshed, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 75 reviews
All photos (44)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“anse major”(11 reviews)
“few hours”(4 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Anse Major, Beau Vallon, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 2 540 454
Reviews (75)
Filter reviews
35 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews anse major few hours beau vallon beach bel ombre high tide marvin ride grueling cruised trail skipper driver shore mountains rocks tourists seychelles
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 35 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

We hiked to Anse Major and we didn't want to return the same way back. So we took this taxi boat which is very efficient. Departing from Anse Major almost every hour.

Thank barbara_uNovaGorica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used the service twice! And both time had a great experience. The guy is very friendly . Always slow down to enjoy the scenery. Will be definetly using this service again.

Thank Natalia500
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We trekked for a few hours to get to anse major beach. After snorkelling and sunbathing we called the boat taxi. The beach has a sign with the boat taxi number on it so very easy to make contact with the taxi. Within 15 mins...More

Thank Lorraine F
Reviewed October 9, 2018

After the hot and pretty gruelling hike to Anse Major we arrived at high tide with very little beach left for the number of people there. A quick snorkel revealed very little to see and the swell made it unpleasant. Just when we thought we...More

Thank abbaLondon
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We (4 adults, 3 young kids) walked the trail to Anse Major and spent the morning at the beach. Happiness arrived to transfer other guests (we did not have mobile reception at Anse Major) and after "a quick wave, chat and see you then" everything...More

4  Thank Potman74
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

we had the pleasure of using the taxi boat after doing the anse major trail. the driver was a very nice and happy man. during the travel he showed the rocks that we were passing and took moment so we could take pictures!

Thank mariecake
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Great guy, he comes at the time you ask him to, keeps the boat in great condition, he even made a little detour to see the reef near the boulders on our trip to Beau Vallon. If you call from Anse Majore, keep in mind...More

Thank Oana Alexandra G
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

He was an amazing gentleman who picked us up from Anse Major and dropped to our hotel. Even it was windy he made boat to get close and drop us on the beach. Polite and nice person.

Thank uur a
Reviewed December 2, 2017

We walked there via a very difficult coastal path and the taxi boat back was a sight for sore eyes. It was good value and took us all the way back to Beau Vallon

Thank abssy2015
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

You have to go to Anse Major during a stay on Mahe - and Happiness is the one to remember. My tip is enjoy the walk from the end of the Bel Ombre (we got the public bus from Beau Vallon 10min/5rupee). It's a decent...More

2  Thank Carlz135
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 11, 2016|
Response from Bibhu A | Reviewed this property |
Hi! From Beau Vallon beach itself you can find many offers of boat rides. Your hotel can help too. We paid 1500 Seychelles Rs for an hours ride by Happiness. Apart from Beau Vallon which is the most popular and hence crowded... More
May 26, 2016|
Response from Bibhu A | Reviewed this property |
Boat taxi Happiness operates from Anse major and is very convenient...