Summary

Piracy is a significant threat in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean, and has occurred as far as 1,000 nautical miles from the coast of Somalia. See Sea travel.

Crime levels are relatively low, but there has been an increase in burglaries and opportunist thefts. You should take sensible precautions to safeguard yourself and your possessions. Parked cars, residential accommodation, beaches and walking trails may be targeted. See Crime.

Caution should be exercised when swimming, especially with children. Currents can be strong and drownings do occur. See Swimming.

Most visits to Seychelles are trouble-free.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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