The Great Outdoors

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West Point Island West Point Island lies off the northwest corner of West Falkland. It is a working sheep farm but home to numerous species of plants, birds and marine mammals. The main destination for visitors to this island is Devilís Nose Ė a rocky promontory with over 2,000 pairs of black-browed albatross and about 500 pairs of rockhopper penguins. Spectacular cliffs are a feature of the coastline. As well as the rich wildlife, the picturesque settlement and small harbour often teeming with dolphins make this island well worth a visit.
Contact West Point Island (+500 41140)

Access: boat from Carcass Island or scheduled cruise landing
Flora/fauna: Magellanic penguin, rockhopper penguin, black-browed albatross, rock cormorant, several species small bird, tussac plantations
Activities: Photography, hiking, wildlife watching
Accommodation: on Carcass Island


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