There are few places left on our planet that have not been reached by civilization. And unfortunately, human influence is not always favorable for nature. Nevertheless, there are still some pieces of land on Earth where man has not settled down and where nature itself reigns. And what nature creates is always beautiful. In this article we will tell you about the most interesting uninhabited islands of the planet. If you reach them on a yacht, behave as in a guest - politely and carefully. Let these islands be enjoyed for generations to come.

Mu Ko Ko Ang Tong Archipelago, Thailand
The archipelago of 40 islands in the Gulf of Thailand is very beautiful. Its name translates as "bowl of gold". Most of these islands are cliffs covered with rainforests. You can access the islands from the popular Thai island of Samui.

Enderby Islands, New Zealand
On Enderby Island in the Pacific Ocean, one of the islands in the Auckland archipelago, traces of a Polynesian settlement from the 13th to 14th centuries have been discovered. Due to the absence of humans, the island was chosen by yellow-eyed penguins, who share the island with wild rabbits, Auckland teal and sea lions. The island is now occasionally visited by scientists to study the local flora and fauna.

Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles
This island in the Indian Ocean has rocky shores, making it almost impossible to approach. Due to the lack of human influence on the island, the vegetation is lush and abundant and is home to rare species of animals such as the flying fox, black parrot, and blue pigeon. More than 130 species of tropical butterflies live on the island. The sight is amazing. But most of all the island is famous for its giant tortoises, which are considered the largest in the world. Some of them are over 100 years old. Scientists occasionally visit the island to study the flora and fauna. Aldabra Atoll is considered a nature reserve of international importance.

Balls Pyramid Island, Australia
Balls Pyramid Island is the remnant of a volcano that appeared 7 million years ago. The island looks like a sail that sticks straight out of the water. The height of the rock island is 562 meters. Mountaineers first visited this island with an expedition in 1965. They discovered the insect dryococelus australis, or tree crayfish, of the stick insect family on the island. At the time, it was thought to be extinct. Thanks to scientists, the tree crayfish population has increased. It is now one of the rarest insects on earth.

Devon, Canada
Devon is the largest uninhabited island on Earth. It is deserted, devoid of any vegetation. Due to its Martian-like landscape, the island attracts scientists who are modeling the conditions of life on Mars and testing Mars rovers.

Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Cocos Island is located 600 kilometers off the coast of Costa Rica. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is a national park. The only people on the island are the park administration. And their permission the island can be visited, but only its coast. Go here mainly divers, because the bottom near the island consists of volcanic rocks abundantly covered with algae. The island itself is almost completely covered with tropical jungle.

Okunoshima, Japan
This unusual island in the Sea of Japan is literally filled with rabbits. They do not mind contact with people who visit the island from time to time. Until 1945, a secret military base and a factory for the production of chemical weapons worked on the territory of the island. After the end of the war, the plant was closed, all documents were burned, people were taken away. But the rabbits remained and successfully breed, that's why they are rabbits!

Mamanuta Islands, Fiji
Some islands in the Mamanuta archipelago are uninhabited due to lack of water source. But one of them, Monuriki Island, is the most famous. On this tiny island, only 600 meters wide and 1 km long, the movie "Outcast" was filmed.