Top 7 Snake Islands of the World | Tricky Travellers

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Many islands are certainly restored with natural marvels. These islands aren't recognized for their crazy party events and magnificent beaches. Rather, you'd expect to watch out for dangerous animals and pray the ship even makes it to the coast. Snakes are undoubtedly the most feared creatures but are not particularly as dangerous if left unprovoked. Here are the most deadly islands where you certainly don't expect to be washed ashore.

Islands with the Most Snakes

Ilha de Queimada Grande, Brazil


Ilha de Queimada Grande is a wild island placed in the Atlantic Ocean just off the shore of the Brazilian state of São Paulo. The 430,000 square meter “Snake Island” is presently deserted though the remains of a lighthouse attest to human existence in the history. Manning the lighthouse must have been a mighty difficult task as the island is precisely covered with snakes, around one for every square yard of the island. The snakes aren’t simply any garden-variety snakes, either, three of the four classified snake species on Ilha de Queimada Grande are vicious pit vipers. Emperor of the hill is the Golden Lancehead, one of the deadliest snakes on the planet.

St. Thomas Island, Bulgaria


St. Thomas isn’t a particularly huge island, only 0.012 square kilometers but it stands out for a volume of reasons. One is the volume of fish-eating Grey Water Snakes in the waters encircling the island, which over time has concluded in the island being cited to as Snake Island. Another differentiating characteristic of St. Thomas is the vegetation: the ground is wrapped in rough cacti. Certainly, cacti, on a Bulgarian island in the Black Sea. The cacti have flourished and presently it’s the sole territory in Bulgaria where wild cacti can be discovered.

Pulau Kalampunian Damit, Malaysia


Pulau Tiga Park off the shore of Sabah in Malaysia consists of three islands. The vastest, Pulau Tiga, is the actual “Survivor Island” from the famous reality TV show’s premiere season. The tiniest of the three, Pulau Kalampunian Damit or Snake Island, is where the regional poisonous Sea Snakes go to breed. We believe Survivor’s makers made the good selection though maybe a slight too close for comfort. The Banded Sea Kraits that periodic Pulau Kalampunian Damit is somewhat frightened as poisonous serpents go, hardly biting people unless they’re prompted or accidentally stepped on.

Serpent Island, Ukraine


Snake Island is a tiny island made of volcanic rock placed in the Black Sea off the shores of Romania and Ukraine. The 0.17 square kilometer island rambles a population of approximately one hundred concentrated in the town of Bile, though there is no natural source of fresh water on the island. Snake Island stood known to the ancient Greeks and it’s been claimed by Russia, the Ottoman Empire, Romania, and Ukraine over the past 200 years. A 2009 ruling by the International Court of Justice verified the island belonged to Ukraine however, is to be speculated to be a “rock”, not an “island” and accordingly not a basis for broadening Ukraine’s whole undersea economic zone.

Shedao Island, China


Shedao Island, situated off China’s Liaoning peninsula close to the town of Dalian, the island is residence to a diverse species of a poisonous snake, the Shedao Island Pit Viper. As with different island snakes, this species has developed an additional potent poison in order to capture its primary food source, seabirds. Jumping in the air is advised just on the coast, since the Shedao Island Pit Viper targets birds you sure don’t need to look like one. In addition, the serpents are frequently observed in trees where they attack their prey, so pray you don’t jump into one.

Golem Grad


Golem Grad implies “Big City” in the Macedonian terminology, which is strange because the presently deserted island never hosted any accommodation vaster than a monastic town. It’s furthermore known as Snake Island and there are no doubts there, the 20-hectare island is pretty much squirming with snakes… precisely. perhaps that’s why the monks abandoned the ghost half a century ago. Golem Grad is discovered in Lake Prespa and although the national boundaries of Albania, Greece, and the Republic of Macedonia all run through the lake, Golem Grad itself is not in conflict. The island has been available to travelers since August of 2008 and hobbyists will admire sighting the ruins of Roman houses and ruined churches.

Snake Island, Boston, USA


One of the more famous Snake Islands is comfortably near to home for Americans, Snake Island, smack dab in the heart of Boston Harbor. Furthermore recognized as Bare Island, the 3-acre island merely surges 10 feet above sea level at its highest degree. Interestingly, the island spotlights a lagoon that is somewhat drained and refilled by the waves. Snake Island is comprised of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area and currently that it’s officially deserted, the island has become a significant breeding and nesting sanctuary for migratory birds. Snake Island got its title from the long, serpentine sand bars carved by hurricanes and tidal action that chase out from the island.

Don’t believe the hype, serpents aren’t sticky, vicious, excessively hostile, or predatory when it gets to humans, leave them be and they’ll be actually pleased to return the courtesy. Additionally, all beings including snakes are natural marvels, and traveling an island where they’re the primary enchantment is an eco-vacation to be desired.



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