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Ascension Island, Saint Helena

Ascension Island

A tropical gem in the Atlantic

Information about Ascension Island

Ascension Island, a remote volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, is a hidden gem brimming with unique history and wildlife. Discovered by the Portuguese in 1501 and later utilized as a strategic military base by the British, this isolated paradise has transformed over the centuries. Its volcanic origins are evident in the rugged landscapes, which have been shaped by eruptions and time. Today, Ascension Island is not just a place of historical intrigue but also a beacon for conservation efforts, teeming with endemic species and vibrant marine life. Visitors can explore lush forests, pristine beaches, and historic sites, all while basking in the island's unspoiled beauty. With its blend of adventure and tranquility, Ascension Island promises an unforgettable experience for nature lovers, history enthusiasts, and curious travelers alike.

Pictures of Ascension Island

Ascension Island, Saint Helena
Devil's Ashpit, Ascension Island
Ascension Island National Park

Animals in Ascension Island

Our trips to Ascension Island


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