Falkland Islands Travel Guide

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    Cossing a stream to reach the penguin...
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  • Can We See the Picture, Please
    Can We See the Picture, Please
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  • Gentoo Penguin Colony
    Gentoo Penguin Colony
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Falkland Islands Highlights

  • Pro
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    zweiblumen says…

     Rugged, Windswept Beauty, Fantastic Wildlife 

  • Con
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    SabrinaSummerville says…

     Eh.....just like home ;-) 

  • In a nutshell
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    Pinguino says…

     The slice of Britain in the South Atlantic as a pro could also be seen as a con by many -- go with an open mind, learn as much as possible and come to your own conclusions 

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    Stanley Things to Do

    The Post Office is located inside the Town Hall Building on Ross Road in the middle of Stanley. It is open Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30 and offers a full set posting services. The Town Hall also houses the Stanley Philatelic Bureau so you can buy highly sought after Falkland Island Stamps. It is a picturesque place to take photos as they have a...

  • Malvina House Hotel

    Stanley Hotels

    Comfortable well apointed rooms, all en suite with shower/baths (which is a rare in the islands)....

  • Gentoo Penguin Colony

    Stanley Things to Do

    One of our cruise's excursions went to the Gentoo Penguin colony. This is not to be missed if you have the opportunity to see it. It is not easy to reach the colony: we cruised, tendered to a dock, rode the bus to a rendevous with Land Rovers, transferred and bumped across the treeless land on a track to the colony. It was worth every effort and...


Bleaker Island

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Saunders Island

  • Get away from it all

    Saunders Island Favorites

    My most endearing memory of Saunders Island was renting a cottage for myself on the island during the depths of winter and waking up one morning to find it had snowed in the night - this was the sight that greated me as the sun rose over the hills. A golden glowing light that reflected off the snow and the sea, I stood for a while in the doorway...

  • Albatross Views

    Saunders Island Things to Do

    Saunders Island is one of the few accessible places in the world where you can view Black Browed Albatrosses close up. These birds breed on other islands in the Falklands such as the Jason Islands and Beauchene Island but these are far from accessible. Albatrosses are known locally as "Mollymauks"

  • First British Settlement

    Saunders Island Things to Do

    Port Egmont on the Eastern shore of Saunders Island was the site of the first British settlement in the Falklands. The settlement was founded in 1765 the site chosen as there was a safe natural harbour nearby. It was occupied for 9 years in total from 1766-1769 by the British who were then forceably removed by the Spanish in 1769 who in turn were...


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Popular Destinations in Falkland Islands

  1. Stanley
  1. Bleaker Island
  2. Saunders Island

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