Kayaking in the Falkland Islands is a perfect half day tour to see nature in a different way and experience.

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  1. Bird Watching
    The Falkland Islands offer an unparalleled and unique bird watching experience. Huge colonies of iconic penguin species share their world with magnificent albatrosses and southern giant petrels, while cormorants breed on the Islands. The striated caracara, locally referred as Johnny rook, an infamous bird of prey known for its inquisitiveness around people.
  2. Penguins
    The Falkland Islands are home to many best-loved species - the iconic king penguin, the feisty rockhopper and the noisy gentoos to name but a few. Find out the best places to view them all!
  3. Walking & Hiking
    The Falkland Islands really are a walker's paradise whether for a challenging mountainous trek or a leisurely stroll across sandy beaches. Whichever you desire, you're assured of a memorable experience in the wilderness with just the incomparable wildlife for company.
  4. Adventure
    A trip to the Falklands is always an adventure. Exploring remote regions in a 4x4, hiking over challenging terrain, rock climbing and kayaking around the extensive coastline are just a selection of the exciting adventures on offer.
  5. Sailing
    Exploring the extensive coastline by yacht, sailing through the turquoise seas is one of the great Falklands' adventures. Yachts can be chartered from local vessel owners and a yachting trip can include landings at many offshore islands.
  6. Fishing
    Fishing in one of the many rivers and estuaries in the Falkland Islands is a true wilderness experience. Brown trout, sea trout and mullet are common species to set your mind to, while enjoying the tranquility and peace all around.
  7. Local Tours
    Local guides are uniquely placed to show you the real Falklands, sharing stories of their lives and imparting their knowledge of the Islands and its resident wildlife. Guided trips can be private or in small groups, in a rugged 4x4 or on foot, or they can be self-guided.
  8. All Year Round
    A visit to the Falklands at other times of the year offers a seasonal perspective - migrating wildlife, wild seas, snow in the mountains and of course, traditional Falkland life at different times of the year.
  9. Eat & Drink
    Hearty, home-cooked and locally sourced produce are characteristics of Falklands' cuisine. The tradition of 'smoko', home-baked cakes, biscuits and other treats piled high and served mid-morning or afternoon, is hard to resist!
  10. Museums
    A visit to one of the Falklands' many museums gives a unique insight into life in the Falklands from times gone by right up to modern day. The Historic Dockyard Museum showcases many artefacts of social and maritime interest and there are several small museums dedicated to the 1982 conflict.
  11. Shopping
    A visit to Stanley would not be complete without spending some time in the shops to take home the perfect reminder of your time in the Falkland Islands.
  12. Seals, Whales and Dolphins
    Sea lions, elephant seals, whales and dolphins proliferate in the seas and bask on the beaches around the Falklands. In this island world, there are no barriers between you and the wildlife - often you may the only visitor in their company, an unforgettable experience.
  13. 1982 Battlefields
    2022 marked the 40th anniversary of the conflict in the Falklands and there are memorials throughout the islands to commemorate those lost during the war. Several museums and cemeteries serve as poignant reminders of this time.

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  1. Add Port Harriet Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Port Harriet Nature Reserve

    East Falkland

    Port Harriet is located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, on East Falkland. Gentoo penguins breed here and many other birds can be seen including southern giant petrels, skuas, turkey vultures, rock cormorants, kelp gulls and Falklands…

  2. Add Stanley to your Itinerary

    Stanley

    Stanley

    Stretched along the sheltered harbour, the colourful buildings of Stanley bid a warm and friendly welcome to all visitors. Our tiny capital city is village-sized but has the amenities you would expect of a large town and lots to discover.

    Different…

  3. Add Blue Beach Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Blue Beach Cemetery

    San Carlos, East Falkland

    On 21st May 1982, British troops were landed at San Carlos. Overlooking the now tranquil inlet of San Carlos Water, the Cemetery is constructed in the form of a corral and is dedicated to “the South Atlantic Task Force and to the abiding memory of…

  4. Add Port Howard Memorial to your Itinerary

    Port Howard Memorial

    Port Howard, West Falkland

    Located at the edge of Port Howard settlement is a memorial for SAS Captain Gavin John Hamilton, adjacent to the spot on which he was killed in the 1982 war. The inscribe plaque was mounted on a rock in 2009 by three soldiers from 2nd Battalion…

  5. Add New Island to your Itinerary

    New Island

    New Island

    New Island is situated at the west of the Falklands’ archipelago. The terrain is varied with spectacular cliffs, white sand beaches and secret coves, rugged hills and some small open plains.

  6. Add Mount Tumbledown Memorial to your Itinerary

    Mount Tumbledown Memorial

    Stanley

    Overlooking Stanley from the west, Mount Tumbledown was the site of one of the final battles prior to the Argentine surrender in Stanley. The Scots Guards arrived here by way of the “Intrepid” from San Carlos, landing in Fitzroy on 6th June. A cross…

  7. Add SS Great Britain Mizzen Mast to your Itinerary

    SS Great Britain Mizzen Mast

    Stanley

    The mizzen mast of the SS Great Britain is mounted proudly on Victory Green in central Stanley. The steam ship was the first of its kind to be constructed, screw propelled and from iron, in 1843 in Bristol (UK) by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Badly…

  8. Add HMS Sheffield Memorial to your Itinerary

    HMS Sheffield Memorial

    Sea Lion Island

    Located on a southern cliff on Sea Lion Island in the southeast of the archipelago, a large cross commemorates the sinking of the destroyer, HMS Sheffield, hit by an Exocet missile on 4th May 1982. At the foot of the cross is a small wall protecting…

  9. Add Roy Cove to your Itinerary

    Roy Cove

    Roy Cove, West Falkland

    Located in the northwest of West Falkland, at the head of a beautiful creek, Roy Cove offers great wildlife, walking and fishing opportunities. It is a good base to walk up West Falkland’s highest peak Mount Adam and an excellent…

  10. Atlantic Conveyor Memorial

    Stanley

    A memorial to those lost on the Atlantic Conveyor during the Falklands War at Cape Pembroke, featuring a propellor and shaft aligned on a magnetic bearing of 62 degrees to indicate the point, 90 miles out to sea, where the ship sank.

  11. Add Port Harriet Stone Corral to your Itinerary

    Port Harriet Stone Corral

    East Falkland

    Corrals were constructed of both stone and turf depending on the site and the availability of materials. They were built by early settlers to the Islands to assist the movement of domesticated animals, originally cattle and later sheep.

  12. Add "H" Jones Memorial to your Itinerary

    "H" Jones Memorial

    Darwin, East Falkland

    Situated close to Darwin settlement, the memorial marks the spot on which Lieutenant Colonel H Jones, Commanding Officer of 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment was killed as the Battalion advanced on Goose Green on 28th May 1982. Colonel H Jones was…

  13. Add Solar System Sculpture Walk to your Itinerary

    Solar System Sculpture Walk

    Stanley

    Designed and constructed by local sculptor and artist Rob Yssel, this 1:1 billion scale model is made from recycled local materials and is the only one of its kind. All the planets are in line of sight and the sun sculpture can be seen from every…

  14. Add Nick Taylor Memorial to your Itinerary

    Nick Taylor Memorial

    Goose Green, East Falkland

    Located close to Goose Green, the memorial commemorates the life of Nicholas Taylor, 800 Naval Air Squadron of HMS Hermes, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Nick was shot down on 4th May. His grave is headed by an inscribed memorial stone with wooden cross…

  15. Add Learjet Memorial to your Itinerary

    Learjet Memorial

    Pebble Island

    Located at the west end of Pebble Island, close to Marble Mountain, a memorial commemorates the lost lives of five Argentine airmen whose Learjet crashed in the area after it was hit by a Sea Dart missile fired from HMS Exeter on 7 June 1982 during…

  16. Add St Mary's Catholic Church to your Itinerary

    St Mary's Catholic Church

    Stanley

    Typical of many Victorian structures, St Mary's Church is an example of a kit building that was constructed in 1899.

  17. Add Whalebone Display to your Itinerary

    Whalebone Display

    Stanley

    Located on Dairy Paddock Road, this display of whale skeletons has been created by anti-whaling campaigner Mike Butcher to show the full magnificence of these animals.

  18. Add Seal Bay to your Itinerary

    Seal Bay

    Seal Bay is located on the north coast of Port Louis, the original capital of the Falkland Islands. We have miles of rugged cliffs and white sand beaches which are home to rockhopper, macaroni, gentoo and magellanic penguins along with the…

  19. San Carlos River

    East Falkland

    Located in the northeast of East Falkland, the San Carlos river is a slow flowing river with some pools and good fishing at the estuary in the main season. The river rises between the Wickham Heights and White Mountain, flowing northwest, then…

  20. Add Port Stephens to your Itinerary

    Port Stephens

    Port Stephens, West Falkland

    Located in the southwest of West Falkland, tucked into a tiny corner of a large, open harbour, Port Stephens offers fantastic wildlife and walking opportunities. You can see all 5 species of penguins here, including macaroni, with the gentoos,…