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Isolated islands - destinations for lovers of thrills

Remote Holiday, Tristan da Cunha, Aerial view

Although the islands with crystal clear waters and fine sand are a target for those who want to travel to exotic places, there are also a few isolated islands, but also dangerous for thrill enthusiasts.

Tristan da Cunha

Tristan de Cunha is actually a group of islands belonging to the United Kingdom and who holds the record for the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world. Next ashore from the group of islands is located at a distance of 2816 kilometers east South Africa.

To reach the island you have to do on their own, but even so you need a certificate from the local police and the Island Council approval.

Bear Island

Bear Island is the southernmost island in the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard and belongs to it, despite the fact that it is located at a distance of 240 kilometers from the rest of the islands belonging to the archipelago.

Although over time were established several settlements, none lasted more than a few years.

The only people on Bear Island at this time are employees of the weather station Herwighamna.

If you are tempted to visit Bear Island, you might change your mind in a few simple reasons: at a distance of 180 kilometers is the wreck of a Russian nuclear submarine, this wave radioactive polluted environment and particularly dangerous cliffs.


Bouvet is the most inaccessible island in the world and is recognized for its steep cliffs. It is located at a distance of about 1,600 kilometers from Antarctica, and because it is largely covered with ice and vegetation consists of lichens and moss, it can be said that part of the Antarctic botany.

If you want to reach the island, you need permission from the Norwegian authorities, primarily because it is a natural. Even so, access to the island can be done only by helicopter.

Bishop Rock

Listed in Guinness World Records as the smallest island in the world, on which is a building, Bishop Rock is considered by the British a symbol of their country.

Lighthouse is located on the island and was built in 1847 by British engineers, but it was shot down by the waves. Subsequently, engineers have built another lighthouse, which worked for the first time in 1858 and is still alive at the moment.