George and Barren Islands - cruise landing Icon for George and Barren Islands - cruise landing

George and Barren Islands are located south of East Falkland and form the southernmost working farm in the Falklands. The islands are free from introduced species such as rats. The small bird population thrives with many breeding pairs of tussac birds and Cobb’s wren. They share the islands with elephant seals, southern sea lions, abundant southern giant petrel colonies and gentoo and Magellanic penguins. Both islands are recognised as "Important Bird Areas”. Shearing demonstrations are sometimes given.

Landing: zodiac
Flora/fauna: Magellanic, gentoo and rockhopper penguins, elephant seal and southern sea lion colonies, southern giant petrel colonies, Grass Wren, Falkland pipit
Activities: Walking, photography, wildlife watching, Tea and cakes with the family, Shearing demonstrations


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