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South America is such a rich continent with so many different cultures, ecosystems, and more working together to create an amazing environment to visit. If you’re planning a trip to one of the countries in the continent, there’s a chance that there is an island nearby you need to visit, so make sure you use this guide to get the most out of your trip!

Easter Island

If you find yourself in Chile, you have to go to the famous Easter Island. This is the most isolated place in the world, and is said to hold mystical powers and has lots of legends behind it.

Falkland Islands

These islands off the coast of southern Argentina are known for their incredible wildlife, including all sorts of birds, especially penguins. There are two main islands in the archipelago, West and East Falkland, with more than 700 smaller ones as well. There is tons of hiking to do, including the highest point in the archipelago, which is Mount Usborne.

Galapagos Islands

One of the most famous islands in the world, the Galapagos are off the coast of Ecuador and cannot be missed. With famous sealife that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, it is both a lesson in history and an incredible natural experience.