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Pebble Island Also in the north-west, Pebble Island is named after the unusual, translucent semi-precious stones found on its beaches. There is a distinctive mountain range and is home to more than 40 species including gentoo, rockhopper, macaroni and magellanic penguins, imperial cormorant, waterfowl and black-necked swans. The eastern end of the island has wetlands and large ponds with many waterfowl and wading birds. Pebble Island's settlement sits on a narrow neck of land in the middle of this diverse island, close to a 4 mile long sandy beach which sometimes doubles as an airstrip. The Island is also noted for events of the 1982 conflict; the HMS Coventry memorial is situated here.
Contact Pebble Island Lodge (+500 41093, ema il to find out more.
Direct flying time from Stanley 40 minutes.

FIGAS or scheduled cruise ship landing
Flora/fauna: Several species of water fowl and wading birds, rockhopper, gentoo, macaroni and Magellanic penguins, imperial shags,sea lions, southern elephant seals and several endemic plant species including vanilla daisy and Falkland woolly ragwort
Activities: Hiking, picnicking, 4WD excursions, military history, wildlife watching
Accommodation: Pebble Island Lodge (full board)
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