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