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  1. Add George and Barren Islands to your Itinerary

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands lie at the southern entrance to Falkland Sound, the channel of water dividing East and West Falkland. The terrain is low-lying with several ponds and many sheltered, sandy coves.

  2. Add Totem Pole to your Itinerary

    Totem Pole

    Stanley

    Situated on the Stanley by-pass road, en route to Surf Bay, east of the town, the Totem Pole is a quirky structure signposting distances to various places in the world. Originally created by military personnel, signs have been added by many visitors…

  3. Add Chartres River to your Itinerary

    Chartres River

    West Falkland

    Located on West Falkland, the Chartres river is best known for its consistency, deep runs and pools. The river rises in the southwest foothills of the Hornby Mountains and flows westwards for around 25km (15 miles) to Christmas Harbour, running…

  4. Add Race Point Farm to your Itinerary

    Race Point Farm

    East Falkland

    Located in the northwest of East Falkland, at Port San Carlos, Race Point Farm offers great wildlife, walking and fishing opportunities. Rockhopper penguins breed on the western shores, and there are gentoo and Magellanic pengins too. Many species…

  5. Add Bodie Creek Bridge to your Itinerary

    Bodie Creek Bridge

    Darwin, East Falkland

    Located a few miles southwest of Goose Green on East Falkland, Bodie Creek Bridge is believed to be the world’s most southerly suspension bridge. Opened in 1925, the bridge was constructed to shorten the journey time moving sheep from Lafonia, an…

  6. 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…

  7. Add 1914 Battle Memorial to your Itinerary

    1914 Battle Memorial

    Stanley

    Located to the west of Government House on Ross Road, Stanley, the memorial commemorates the Battle of the Falklands, fought between British and German fleets on 8th December 1914. A figure of Victory faces east, looking out to sea towards the site…

  8. Add Murrell River to your Itinerary

    Murrell River

    East Falkland

    Located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, on East Falkland, the freshwater stretch of the Murrell river is not open for fishing but there are excellent opportunities at the estuary.

  9. Add Pioneer Cottages to your Itinerary

    Pioneer Cottages

    Stanley

    Located on Pioneer Row and Drury Street, these cottages were the original colonists' cottages built from 1849 which were brought over in kit form from Britain for the military pensioners who settled on the islands at the time.

  10. Add Warrah River to your Itinerary

    Warrah River

    West Falkland

    Located in the northern part of West Falkland, the Warrah river is relatively short but wide with a reputation for size and quality of fish rather than quantity. The river rises in the foothills of Mount Robinson and Muffler Jack mountains running…

  11. Add Government House to your Itinerary

    Government House

    Stanley

    Situated towards the western end of Stanley on Ross Road, Government House is both the home and the workplace of the Governor of the Falkland Islands. Work began in 1845 to a design by Governor Moody. The central, stone part of the building was the…

  12. Add Mount Harriet Memorial to your Itinerary

    Mount Harriet Memorial

    Stanley

    Mount Harriet was captured by 42 Commando on the night of 11th/12th June 1982. It had been preceded by nine days of intensive night patrolling over rough ground littered with minefields. A striking summit cross stands atop the hill with a memorial…

  13. 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…

  14. Add Cross of Sacrifice to your Itinerary

    Cross of Sacrifice

    Stanley

    The Cross of Sacrifice was originally erected in 1926 as a World War One Memorial. It now commemorates both World Wars with the addition of a bronze plaque after World War Two. Remembrance parades are held at the Cross annually on Remembrance…

  15. Margaret Thatcher Memorial Bust

    Stanley

    Situated on Thatcher Drive, alongside the 1982 Memorial in Stanley, the bronze bust of Margaret Thatcher was created by local sculptor and taxidermist, Steve Massam. Unveiled on Thatcher Day, 10th June 2015, the bust commemorates the life of the UK…

  16. 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.

  17. Add Post Office Museum to your Itinerary

    Post Office Museum

    Fox Bay, West Falkland

    A museum that displays the history of the Post Office at Fox Bay. Displays include a counter with postal artifacts, old wooden mail boxes and mail bags, the old Post Office safe, and other historical items dating back to 1899.

  18. Add Herbert Stream to your Itinerary

    Herbert Stream

    Roy Cove, West Falkland

    Located on Crooked Inlet Farm at Roy Cove on West Falkland, Herbert Stream is a salt water stream with mullet, trout and smelt. The stream offers easy opportunities for visitors to the farm to fish within a few minutes drive or short walk from the…

  19. Add Sapper Hill Memorial to your Itinerary

    Sapper Hill Memorial

    Stanley

    Sapper Hill overlooks Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, situated on East Falkland. It is an easy walk or drive to the summit on a rocky track. The memorial is close to the top of the hill and commemorates the Corps of the Royal Engineers.

  20. Add Port Howard Museum to your Itinerary

    Port Howard Museum

    Port Howard, West Falkland

    Opened in 1996, the Port Howard Museum is part of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust. Situated alongside Port Howard Lodge in the centre of the settlement, the distinctive semi-circular Nissan Hut houses a collection of 1982 war…

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