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  1. Add Cape Dolphin to your Itinerary

    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…

  2. Add Paloma Beach to your Itinerary

    Paloma Beach

    Port San Carlos, East Falkland

    Situated on Smylie’s Farm in the northeast of East Falkland, Paloma Beach is a beautiful stretch of white sand and home to a variety of wildlife. Gentoo and Magellanic penguins breed here and many other sea and shore birds can be seen. Close by is…

  3. 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…

  4. Add Carcass Island to your Itinerary

    Carcass Island

    Carcass Island

    Named after HMS Carcass which visited in the late 18th century, Carcass Island is located in the northwest of the Falklands archipelago. The terrain is varied with rocky ridges, steep cliffs, open plains, white sand beaches and pretty coves.

  5. 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.

  6. Add West Point Island to your Itinerary

    West Point Island

    West Point Island

    Originally named Albatross Island, West Point Island is located off the north-west tip of West Falkland and is home to black-browed albatross amongst other birds. The terrain is varied, consisting of dramatic sandstone cliffs, falling away to low…

  7. Add Murrell Farm to your Itinerary

    Murrell Farm

    East Falkland

    The Murrrell Farm is located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, and is a short journey by road. It is a working farm with sheep and cattle. It is run in a traditional way with butter made from farm produce and peat cut by hand to heat to the…

  8. Add Whale Point to your Itinerary

    Whale Point

    East Falkland

    Located on Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland, Kelp Point, also known as Whale Point due to the whale bones found on the beach, is reached by a combination of road and off-road travel. The white sand beach is home to a range of wildlife including Gentoo…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. Add Kidney Island to your Itinerary

    Kidney Island

    Kidney Island

    Named for its shape, Kidney Island is located just a few miles from Stanley, the Islands’ capital. It is a National Nature Reserve and an Important Bird Area, a global standard set by Birdlife International.

  12. Add Sea Lion Island to your Itinerary

    Sea Lion Island

    Sea Lion Island

    Located in the southeast of the archipelago, Sea Lion Island is recognised under the Ramsar Convention. The terrain is mainly low lying but with spectacular cliffs at the southern end. Tussac grass proliferates, providing the perfect habitat for a…

  13. Add Gypsy Cove to your Itinerary

    Gypsy Cove

    East Falkland

    At just 6.5 km (4 miles) from Stanley, Gypsy Cove is the most accessible wildlife site from the capital city. It is part of the Cape Pembroke peninsula which is a National Nature Reserve. The small bay with its white sand beach is sheltered from…

  14. 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,…

  15. Add Volunteer Point to your Itinerary

    Volunteer Point

    East Falkland

    Named after the ship, the Volunteer, Volunteer Point is part of Johnson’s Harbour Farm and located in the northeast of East Falkland. Accessible by road and then overland vehicle journey or by helicopter. The peninsula boasts a stunning, long, white…

  16. 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.

  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 Pebble Island to your Itinerary

    Pebble Island

    Pebble Island

    Named for the attractive, unusual pebbles found on some of the beaches, Pebble Island is situated in the northwest of the archipelago. The terrain is varied with a chain of rocky peaks, a lakeland area and white sand beaches including the stunning…

  19. Add Bertha's Beach to your Itinerary

    Bertha's Beach

    East Falkland

    Situated on Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland, named after the shipwrecked barque “Bertha”, Bertha’s Beach is classified as an “Important Bird Area”, a global standard set by Birdlife International, and is a RAMSAR site.

  20. Add Jason Islands to your Itinerary

    Jason Islands

    Jason Islands

    The Jason Island group is named after a survey vessel, HMS Jason and located in the extreme northwest of the Falklands peninsula. This rocky-ridged chain of islands boasts breathtaking scenery and amazing wildlife.