50 Untamed Islands Around the World

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There are numerous islands across the World. In fact, there are several countries that are in the middle of oceans or seas. However, it is the small islands that are the centre of attention when vacations and tours are planned because they have retained the feeling of isolation. Surely, these untamed islands around the world offer to their visitors the maximum intimacy with the Nature and true solitude.

1. Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki, Cook Islands

This triangular island is part of the atoll made of 12 coral and 3 volcanic islets of Cook Islands on the Pacific Ocean.

2. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

There are 301 islands in the union of Andaman & Nicobar Islands that have spectacular coral reefs, clear seawater and sandy beaches.

3. Bali

Bali

This untamed island is the crown jewel among the 17,500 islands of Indonesian Archipelago.

4. Big Island, Hawaii

Dusky Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) leaping out of water, New Zealand

Night diving, star gazing and lava treks are the best enjoyable activities on this American island.

5. Block Island, USA

Block Island, USA

This part of Rhode Island is called Bermuda of North and has earned a spot on the ‘Last Great Places’ list of nature Conservancy.

6. Boracay, Philippines

Boracay, Philippines

This untamed island was awarded the best island in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine.

7. Caye Caulker, Belize

Caye Caulker, Belize

Snorkeling at Shark Ray Alley and scuba diving at Blue Hole are popular but only among enthusiasts of untamed Nature who visit this island.

8. Con Son

Con Son

It is one of the 16 islands forming a Vietnamese Archipelago. It is characterized by crystal blue water, deserted beaches and granite cliffs.

9. Dunk Island, Australia

Dunk Island, Australia

It is the most spectacular tropical rainforest island of Australia.

10. Fernando de Noronha Islands

Fernando de Noronha Islands

It is a National Marine Park of Brazil.

11. Flatey

Flatey

Multi-colored timber houses dot e lush green meadows of this Icelandic island are a place where days stretch 21 hours during summers.

12. Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands Ecuador

Short-feathered penguins and blue-footed booby are popular on this Ecuadorian island.

13. Gili Islands, Indonesia

Gili Islands, Indonesia

Motorized transport is prohibited on this island to preserve its ecosystem.

14. Great Barrier Reef Islands

Everything about the reef is a natural phenomenon for which Australia holds a distinction in the world.

15. Hiiumaa

This Estonian island is the testimony of paint art by the Nature.

16. Huahine

The coral reefs make this French Polynesian island perfect for divers.

17. Ile d’Oleron

The lovely charm of French countryside is totally retained on this historic island.

18. Isla Holbox Island

This ‘virgin tourist destination’ in Mexico is characterized by the presence of beautiful birds.

19. Jicaro Island

This Island is on the freshwater Lake Nicaragua and offers cognitive dissonance to its visitors. The Ecolodge here is most visited by the tourists.

20. Kauai, Hawaii

Waimea Canon and Na Pali Coast are the best sites on this American island.

21. Koh Yao Noi

This untamed island of Thailand is at PhangNga Bay.

22. Langara Island, Canada

This British Columbian Island is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts.

23. Lundy Island

This English island is so untamed that only lovers of raw Nature would enjoy it.

24. Mabul Island

This Malaysian island seems to host an exhibition of aquatic creatures displaying the varieties the Nature created.

25. Gozo Island, Malta

Crumbling castle walls, Bronze Age fortress and rolling hills are evidence of the rawness of this island.

26. Marettimo Egadi Islands

This Sicilian Italian Island has isolated coves and bays.

27. Maui

Maui is the most untamed and the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands.

28. Mljet, Croatia

This untamed island has been called ‘the most seductive island in the Adriatic’.

29. Monemvasia

This Greek island is a relic of the battles fought on it and evidence to infinity of Nature’s art.

30. Orcas Island, USA

It is the largest among the San Juan Islands of Washington State and Mount Constitution and Moran State Park are chief attraction on it.

31. Pamalican, Philippines

This untamed island is in the private ownership of Amanpulo Resort.

32. Petit St. Vincent (PSV)

It is the smallest island in the Grenadine Archipelago in Caribbean.

33. Pico

Lava landscapes and unique wine are the treat at this virtually unknown Portuguese island.

34. Porto Santo

This Portuguese Island is fortressed by mountain peaks and rimmed by beaches.

35. Rodrigues

This fish-shaped Mauritian island provided seclusion to Prince William, meaning a John Doe can expect total solidarity.

36. Saba, Netherlands

It is locally referred to as the ‘Unspoiled Queen’ and hosts Saba Marine Park.

37. Sampson Cay

Isolated islets and patch reefs are accessible from this untamed Bahaman island.

38. Gotska Sandön

This Swedish island has so secretly evaded popularity that it was found perfect for thriller trilogy Millennium.

39. Santorini

It is among the most photographed isles of Greece.

40. Scrub Island, Great Britain

This Virgin Island is virtually uninhabited since few decades.

41. Sicily

This autonomous Italian island is full of historic remnants and renowned for its culinary.

42. Skopelos

Byzantine churches, blue-roofed taverns and hidden coves make this Greek island picture-perfect.

43. Sovalye, Turkey

There are only a few villas that dot the natural wilderness of this only inhabited island on Fethiye Gulf.

44. Susuwe Island

This Namibian island offers the picture of Africa other than the forests, jungles and woods that the continent is known for.

45. Sylt

This German island has every element to attract tourists to it.

46. Great Barrier Island

It is the largest and the most unspoilt islands off the coast of New Zealand.

47. Turks and Caicos Islands

Green forests rimmed by wide white sandy beaches and surrounded by blue sea are characteristics of this untamed Caribbean island.

48. Vabbinfaru Island

It is remote atoll in the Maldivian Archipelago and has only Banyan Resort to infiltrate its privacy.

49. Vancouver Island, Canada

This British Columbian island has pine forests sheltering endangered birds and enclosed by water bejeweled with shellfishes, crabs, oysters, etc.

50. Island of Vis, Croatia

Apart from the mountains, fields and vegetation, there are several aspects of this untamed Croatian island to be explored.

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