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West Point Island - cruise landing Icon for West Point Island - cruise landing

West Point Island - cruise landing 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 Devil’s Nose – 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.

Landing:
zodiac or tender
Flora/fauna: Black-browed albatross, rockhopper penguin, rock shag, striated caracara
Activities: Birdwatching, walking, photography, tea and cakes in the farmhouse, stroll around traditional gardens

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