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Cheap flights from Heard and McDonald Islands

The Heard and McDonald Islands is an Australian external territory and volcanic group of barren Antarctic islands that can be found about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica. The group of islands' covered around 372km2 in area and it has 101.9km of coastline. The Heard and McDonald Islands was discovered in the mid-19th century and have been territories of Australia since 1947. It contains the only two active volcanoes in Australian territory, in which the summit of one, Mawson Peak, is higher than any mountain on the Australian mainland. They lie on the Kerguelen Plateau in the Indian Ocean.

The Heard and McDonald Islands is considered to be among the most remote places on Earth and is currently uninhabited.

Where to go

It is difficult to get out of Heard and McDonald Islands. Though there are other islands surrounding it, getting there will be very difficult due to the environmental conditions of the area. The islands are uninhabited and there are no airports to be used for travelling. There are expeditions that happen once every few years, but other than that, travelling to and from Heard and McDonald Islands isn’t common. There are also no tourist companies to offer anyone a vacation package within the area.

Travelling outside of Heard and McDonald Islands will be very difficult. Getting there alone is also complicated as it should be well-planned. Travelling outside the territory and going there is very costly and can only be done with great coordination with its government and a group of professionals that are going to an expedition.

The Heard and McDonald Islands is an uninhabited group of islands that is considered to be a nature reserve. Travelling outside the islands won’t be possible as there are no airports that can be utilised. Travelling to the islands alone will also be difficult because of the rough seas.

How to get out

There are no airports in Heard and McDonald Islands and most of the travelling is done by the sea. However, it is not advisable to go to the islands for tourism purposes. The only people allowed by its government to get to the territory are professionals who are going on an expedition once every few years.

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