Wonders of Prince Edward Islands
These subantarctic islands are a part of South Africa. The island group consists of two volcanic islands – Marion Island and Prince Edward Island – with a total area of 335 km².
Islands are a Special Nature Reserve and there are no economic activities on the islands. Tourist landings are prohibited. Especially strict limitations are on Prince Edward Island: here even the number of researchers is heavily restricted.
Although the climate here is not too cold, the weather in the islands is very windy, rainy, and almost always – cloudy. Here are found some endemic species of plants and insects, the landscape is spectacular.
Map with the described wonders
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Top 5 wonders of Prince Edward Islands
Cliffs of Prince Edward Island
Up to 490 m tall seaside cliffs.
Grey Headed Ridge Waterfall
Spectacular falls with several vertical cascades.
Here the stream falls some 40 m over the distance of 80 m.
A 75 m tall rock stack in the sea.
Cave in Cave Bay
This large cave on two occasions has hosted groups of people who suffered shipwrecks.