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. Two Sisters Memorial

    Stanley

    The peaks of Two Sisters were captured by 45 Commando on the night of 11th/12th June 1982, providing the British with the command of the head of the valley before their approach on Stanley. Located on the northern of the mountain tops, the memorial…

  2. Add Lyn Blake Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lyn Blake Nature Reserve

    West Falkland

    Situated at Hawk’s Nest Pond on West Falkland, the Lyn Blake Nature Reserve was formally opened by Falklands Conservation in 2013. A beautiful wetland area, it is home to many wading birds and offers a pleasant walk over easy ground. Self-catering…

  3. Add 2 Para Memorial to your Itinerary

    2 Para Memorial

    Goose Green, East Falkland

    Located close to Darwin on the hill overlooking Goose Green, the 2 Para Memorial commemorates the battle for Goose Green fought on 28th and 29th May 1982. A tall cross stands atop a stone plinth with poppy wreaths at the foot. The memorial plaque…

  4. Add Saunders Island to your Itinerary

    Saunders Island

    Saunders Island

    Named after 18th century British Admiral and site of the first British settlement in the Falklands, Saunders is located in the northwest of the archipelago. Port Egmont was built in 1765 and vestiges of this early settlement can be seen, a short…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Add New Haven to your Itinerary

    New Haven

    East Falkland

    Ferries travel from New Haven on East Falkland to Port Howard on the West. Travel time from Stanley is around two hours, from Darwin and Goose Green around half an hour. Operated by “Workboat Services”, the ferry service transports vehicles and foot…

  8. Add Cape Pembroke Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Cape Pembroke Lighthouse

    Stanley

    Situated just over seven miles east of Stanley, the lighthouse is located on the most easterly point of the Falklands.  Hiking to the lighthouse takes around three hours; alternatively it can be reached by vehicle along a track.  

    A memorial to…

  9. Add Little Creek Farm to your Itinerary

    Little Creek Farm

    Elephant Beach, East Falkland

    Little Creek Farm is situated in the north-eastern area of East Falkland. The settlement is an idyllic location close to Elephant Beach Pond with birdlife including South American terns. Barn owls inhabit settlement buildings.

  10. 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…

  11. Add Weddell Island to your Itinerary

    Weddell Island

    Weddell Island

    Named after a British explorer, Weddell Island is located towards the southwest of the archipelago. It is the largest offshore island and has widely varying terrain from open plains to rocky hills, white sand beaches to sheltered coves.

  12. 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…

  13. Add Narrows Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

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    Cape Dolphin

    East Falkland

    Located on the northern tip of East Falkland, the Cape Dolphin peninsula is reached by off-road track from the Cape Dolphin Farm buildings. Named after HMS Dolphin, the ship of British explorer John Byron, the area is a working farm with sheep bred…

  15. Add Ajax Bay to your Itinerary

    Ajax Bay

    East Falkland

    Originally built as a slaughterhouse and refrigeration plant for Falklands’ mutton but then closed when it proved to be economically unviable, the site was used as a field-hospital in the 1982 war between Britain and Argentina. Surgeon Commander…

  16. 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,…

  17. 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…

  18. Add Tabernacle Church to your Itinerary

    Tabernacle Church

    Stanley

    The Tabernacle was built from a Victorian kit building in 1892 as a place for non-conformist worship, now the United Free Church.

  19. 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.

  20. 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…