Explore the Best Highlights in the Falkland Islands

On this journey, you will get the full experience of the Falkland Islands. Find something new, exciting and different from anywhere else you have visited before. Discover fascinating wildlife like the King penguin, Albatross or Elephant seal. You will travel to different islands and admire stunning landscapes and beautiful beaches. The capital, Stanley is a colourful city that has a lot offer and will also be part of the journey.

Highlights

  • Observe the wildlife of the Falkland Islands like the large colony of King penguins
  • Explore the capital, Stanley and admire stunning landscapes in the Falklands
  • Expand your knowledge with an experienced guide
  • Possibility to travel to the Falkland Islands through the Royal Air Force

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Falklands Islands
Day 2: Darwin, Goose Green & San Carlos
Day 3-4: Saunders Island
Day 5-7: Carcass Island
Day 8-10: Sea Lion Island
Day 11-12: Bleaker Island
Day 13: Stanley
Day 14: Volunteer Point
Day 15:  Departure

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Any element of this holiday can be tailormade to your requirements, including the places you want to see and the things that are important to you. Just contact one of our Travel Specialists today.

Day 1: Arrive at Falklands Islands

Your flight will arrive at Mount Pleasant International Airport via LATAM or direct from the UK via RAF.  You will be transferred to a settlement.

Day 2: Darwin, Goose Green & San Carlos

You will spend the day with a guide who will drive you around the Darwin, Goose Green and San Carlos settlements. You will get an amazing insight of the island conflicts, and beautiful scenery along the way.

 Day 3-4: Saunders Island

You will travel by plane to Saunders Island where you will be transferred to your accommodation. Here is the opportunity to immerse yourself and meet the locals as no tour is planned in this location. The island offers a diverse wildlife as you will find 4 different types of penguin: Gentoo, Rockhoppers, Magellanic and King penguin. You can also spot Elephant seal and colonies of Albatross on the island, and much more.

Day 5-7: Carcass Island

You will take an internal flight to Carcass Island – the location is home to an abundant wildlife. In fact, you will see the largest Black-Browed Albatross and Rockhopper colonies, as well as beautiful scenery along the way. The boat Tour is an opportunity to navigate around the island and see dolphins and even whales.

Day 8-10: Sea Lion Island

The next destination will be the Sea Lion Island, and from its name, you could admire Sea lions and Elephant seals along the shore. The island is filled with a varied wildlife and you will go on an introductory tour with an experienced guide to familiarise with the island’s layout and wildlife locations.

Day 11-12: Bleaker Island

You will travel via a domestic plane to Bleaker Island – the island has magnificent beaches and sheltered coves. It is also a fascinating place for wildlife. You will observe the Gentoo, Magellanic and Rockhopper penguins.

Day 13: Stanley

A plane will bring you to Stanley, the capital of the Falklands. You will have the day for yourself to explore the colourful city where the majority of Falkland Islanders live. War memorials and monuments stand testament to the soldiers who fought to keep the Falklands British. There is plenty to do in Stanley and its size makes it easy to explore it by foot. Some highlights include the Historic Dockyard Museum, the Anglican cathedral and the iconic whalebone arch.

Day 14: Volunteer Point

The following day, the guide will drive to Volunteer Point. You will arrive on the beach where you will have the opportunity to see the largest colony of King penguins. Other locations and battle sites are available, should you wish to discover and visit them.

Day 15:  Departure

Transfer to the Mount Pleasant International Airport will be provided. You will fly back to the UK and will be advised of the pick-up time the night prior to departure.
Please note a departure tax of £25 per person is payable to Immigration at Mount Pleasant prior to booking (if travelling via LATAM). Cash only.

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