Pt. Stanley, Falkland Islands
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74 Days to Victory
This tour takes in Fitzroy and three battle memorials depicting the fierce hand-to-hand battles between Argentine and British soldiers in the bitter 74-day Falklands War of 1982. In conditions reminiscent of World War I, British soldiers fought to end the Argentine occupation of the islands. Sapper Hill, Mt. William, Mt. Tumbledown, Mt. Harriet and the Two Sisters battlefields wil...
Bluff Cove Penguin Rookery & Morning/Afternoon Tea
Set off over paved roads for about 20 minutes before you switch to four-wheel-drive off-roading for another 30 minutes. You’ll cross private farmland en route to a Bluff Cove Lagoon, where approximately 1,000 pairs of Gentoo penguins nest beside a beautiful sandy beach. There is also a small breeding colony of king penguins here. A local delicacy, edible diddle...
Elusive & Exclusive: Rockhopper Penguins
The funniest members of the incredibly comedic penguin world are undoubtedly rockhopper penguins in their natural environment. Visitors to the Falklands have the chance to view these amazing little creatures that are rarely found in other locations. Other highlights of the trip include seeing many of the mountains involved in the later stages of the Falklands conflict as well as being ab...
Falklands Nature Trek
For the wildlife enthusiast, this is an exclusive opportunity to view the impressive birdlife of the Falkland Islands. Transfer by minibus to nearby Whalebone Cove where your 3½-mile walk will begin. Your ultimate destination is Gypsy Cove via Hadassa Bay. Falkland birds you might expect to see on this tour include dark-faced ground tyrants, Falkland thrush, upland gee...
King Penguins of Volunteer Point 4WD Adventure
Volunteer Point is home to 1,200 adult king penguins, plus several hundred chicks. It is the largest colony of king penguins in the world outside of South Georgia Island. Seeing king penguins at all, let alone up close, is an almost unheard-of event. It is an enormous privilege for even the most experienced traveler, and is not to be passed up. In addition to the king penguins,...
One of the world’s smaller capital cities, Stanley boasts a long history whose diverse components have made this port town a rather interesting destination. Driving east along Ross Road, you will see the Cross of Sacrifice—a memorial to the war with Argentina in 1982—and the 1982 Memorial Wood. Your guide will explain why Britain and Argentina went to war in the ...