Thinking off visiting Cousin? You should. This is why.
About 10,000 tourists visit Cousin Island each year.
Thousands of visitor comments left behind are a testimony to the island's unique experience:
"National Geographic Live!"
"Fantastic island, fantastic birdlife, fantastic guide!"
"Keep doing your great work!"
"My Cousin is less interesting than this Island!"
Countless reviews have been written about the island in travel magazines and websites.
In 2003 Cousin won the British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow 'Highly Commended' Award and the Conde Nast Traveller magazine Ecotourism (Destination) Award for 2004.
A survey in 2000 revealed that 98% of visitors found the eco tourism service of a very high standard, and 99% found the guided tour interesting, informative and well organised. In a 2006 survey over 96% of visitors graded the tour as either ‘highly satisfactory’ or ‘satisfactory’ and the tour length of approximately 1 hour 30 minutes was ‘about right’ for over 90% of visitors. The quality of guiding received positive feedback from 96% of visitors, many of whom made additional comments about the guides calling them "humorous, patient, knowledgeable, approachable..."
Still need more reasons to visit.
Go to the Discover menu for a little taste of the island
Or watch this promotional video by Serge Marizy (French) http://youtu.be/s77JGnfA5uo Cousin starts at 08:58.