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13 December

Astove

Island Group :   Aldabra Group   
Distance from Mahé :   1,045km          
Area :   6.61 sq.km

Description

Astove, some 1,045km southwest of Mahé and 160km west southwest of Aldabra, is one of the most southerly links in Seychelles’ chain of islands. The atoll is encircled by a coral reef and features a shallow lagoon.

Astove is a turtle nesting site and offers the experienced diver extraordinary diving opportunities along the sheer walls of its spectacular coral rampart. Astove also has an airstrip and is serviced by aircraft from Mahé on a charter basis.