Two Boats, Ascension Island

Two Boats is a village at the foot of Green Mountain, Ascension Island, about 3 miles (4.8 km) from Wideawake Airfield. It has a population of about 120 and is residential in nature.

Two Boats
View of Two Boats from the peak of Two Sisters
Map of Ascension Island showing the village's location
Coordinates: 7.937°S 14.364°W / -7.937; -14.364
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
British overseas territory Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
IslandAscension Island
  Total120 (est.)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)


The two boats were originally placed to provide shade for Royal Marines transporting water in the 19th century.

Main sights

Two Boats is also the site of the Two Boats Club (bar and snackbar with regular live music), a large fresh water swimming pool, children's playground, and Two Boats School, the island's only school.

See also


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