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Visit Les Iles du Salut to learn about the penal colonies that once lived on these islands. Find the remains of old sheds where prisoners lived, punishment cells, and a cemetery for those who once lived here. What remains is generally in ruins, which the surrounding jungle is slowly swallowing. Stroll along the golden sands of the beaches and feed the tame local wildlife. If you work up an appetite, grab a bite at the nearby eatery. Arrange your visit to Les Iles du Salut and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kourou using our Kourou tour app.
Les Iles du Salut reviews
The history of these islands makes hard reading. Now they are a haven for wildlife and a holiday retreat. It was one of the most interesting calls on our cruise. more »
if you are fortunate with good weather - then nothing beats this visit. Make sure to book with an organizer who takes you not only to Iles du Royal, but also around the island and also to Iles du... more »
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