20 Most Remote Islands You Will Never See In Real Life

Most Remote Island

We searched for the most remote islands and came up with this list. Even with a plane some of them are really hard to reach and were only visited by a hand full of foreign travellers. Besides the populated islands there are also uninhabited or abandoned places that exist in total absence of human beings. Have a look at some of the most beautiful and remote islands on earth. You can copy and paste the coordinates to Google Maps to see where the island is located.

#1 Bear Island

most remote islands bear island

Discovered: 1596 | Coordinates: 74°31′N 19°01′E | Population: 9 | Area: 178km²

 

#2 Uyedineniya Island

Uyedineniya Island

Discovered: 1878 | Coordinates: 77°29′N 82°30′E | Population: none | Area: 20 km²

 

#3 Pingelap Island

Pingel Gap Island

Discovered: 1914 | Coordinates: 6°13’40.2″N 160°41’50.6″E | Population: 438 | Area: 5 km²

 

#4 Semisopochnoi Island

Stormy View on Semisopochnoi Island

Discovered: 1741 | Coordinates: 1° 57′ N, 179° 36′ E | Population: none | Area: 221,7 km²

 

#5 Laurie Island

Laurie Island

Discovered: 1821 | Coordinates: 60°43′43″S 44°31′05″W | Population: 17 | Area: 50 km²

 

#6 Floreana Island

The Shore of Floreana Island

Discovered: 1800 | Coordinates: 1°17′51″S 90°26′03″W | Population: 100 | Area: 173 km²

 

#7 St Kilda

Remote St Kilda Island

Discovered: – | Coordinates: 7° 50′ N, 8° 33′ W | Population: none | Area: 8,5 km²

 

#8 Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia

Discovered: 1512 | Coordinates: 7°18′48″S 72°24′40″E | Population: 4000 | Area: 30 km²

 

#9 Tristan da Cunha

 

Tristan da Cunha Shore Remote Island

Discovered: 1506 | Coordinates: 37°4′S 12°19′W | Population: 264 | Area: 207 km²

 

#10 Brava

Remote Shore of Brava Island

Discovered: 1462 | Coordinates: 4°52′N 24°42′W | Population: 6043 | Area: 67 km²

 

#11 Southern Thule

Beach of southern thule island

Discovered: 1775 | Coordinates: 59° 27′ S, 27° 18′ W | Population: none | Area: 36 km²

 

#12 Cocos Island

Cocos Island

Discovered: 1566 | Coordinates: 5°31′08″N 87°04′18″W | Population: none | Area: 24 km²

 

#13 Robinson Crusoe Island

Beautiful View of Robinson Crusoe Island

Discovered: 1574 | Coordinates: 3°38′29″S 78°50′28″W | Population: 843 | Area: 48 km²

 

#14 Banaba Island

Banaba Island

Discovered: 1801 | Coordinates: 0°51′34″S 169°32′13″E | Population: 335 | Area: 6 km²

 

#15 Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island

Discovered: 1739 | Coordinates: 54° 26′ 0″ S, 3° 24′ 0″ E | Population: none | Area: 49 km²

 

#16 Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island

Discovered: 1774 | Coordinates: 529.03°S 167.95°E | Population: 2300 | Area: 35 km²

 

#17 Ascension Island

Ascension Island Shore

Discovered: 1501 | Coordinates: °56′S 14°25′W | Population: 880 | Area: 88 km²

 

#18 Christmas Island

Christmas Island

Discovered: 1600 | Coordinates: 10°29’17.5″S 105°37’43.7″E | Population: 2000 | Area: 135 km²

 

#19 Socorro Island

Socorro Island

Discovered: 1533 | Coordinates: 18°47′04″N 110°58′30″W | Population: 45 | Area: 132 km²

 

#20 Campbell Island

Remote Cambell Island

Discovered: 1810 | Coordinates: 12°32′24″S 169°8′42″E | Population: none | Area: 112 km²