Ile du Salut

Îles du Salut is an island group in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located approximately 11km off the coast of French Guiana in South America just north of the town of Kourou.

Île du Diable (Devil's Island) is the smallest island of the group. The island is lush and tropical with great views, however it was once the location of the infamous Devil’s Island French penal colony. Visitors can view old prison buildings and ruins.

Things to see and do

* Old prison buildings
* Museums
* Prison ruins
* Tropical vegetation

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Euro
Language – Portuguese
Land Area – 62 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus 3 hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55

Transport Links – Îles du Salut can be accessed by boat from from Korou.

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