Rook Island – Far Cry 3
Best for: Gap year backpackers
The tropical paradise of Rook Island in Far Cry 3 is a backpacker’s dream – with sandy beaches, sparkling sea views, hidden coves and a rich history just waiting to be uncovered. But that’s not all: the island also boasts unique opportunities to get up close to exotic wildlife and a colourful local population who are always happy to receive Western tourists! Adrenaline junkies can enjoy a rich programme of sporting activities including jet-skiing, hang gliding, off-road driving and archery, while those who just want to soak up some of the native culture can learn to craft traditional herbal remedies and authentic tribal pouches – perfect as souvenirs if you ever decide to leave!