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Falklands Encounters


from £2,020 pp

(ex international flights)


8 days

This is the perfect itinerary for those seeking vast array of wildlife and breathtaking scenery - photographic opportunities abound with this trip. Admire the spectacular black-browed albatross colony on Saunders Island as well as the rockhopper penguin colony on the northern cliffs. A short walk away lies a white sandy beach where you can watch Gentoo and Magellanic penguins leaving and returning to their colonies, a fabulously captivating sight at sunrise or sunset. Next, you move on to Carcass Island which has sandy beaches, rolling hills and low cliffs. Perch on the cliff-tops to view the multitude of sea and shore birds on the island. Spot bird the endemic Cobb's Wren, Gentoo and Magellanic penguins or the endangered striated caracara. Whilst at Carcass, you can also enjoy a day trip to nearby West Point Island where you will find over 2,000 nesting pairs of black-browed albatross, hundreds of rockhopper penguins and rock cormorants. On the return journey, depending on the weather, the boat can circumnavigate West Point Island to reveal spectacular photographic opportunities. A day you will never forget!

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Darwin & Goose Green

Day 1 - Darwin & Goose Green

  • Arrival transfer from Mount Pleasant International Airport (MPN) to Darwin
Saunders Island

Day 2 - Saunders Island

  • Transfer from accommodation in Darwin to the airstrip for departing internal flight
  • Internal Flight - Darwin to Saunders Island
  • Transfer from the airstrip to accommodation at the Rookery
Saunders Island

Day 3 - Saunders Island

  • Saunders Island
Carcass Island

Day 4 - Carcass Island

  • Transfer from accommodation at the Rookery to the airstrip for departing internal flight
  • Internal Flight - Saunders Island to Carcass Island
  • Transfer from the airstrip to accommodation at Carcass Island
  • Carcass Island
West Point, Carcass Island

Day 5 - West Point, Carcass Island

  • West Point Island Tour

Day 6 - Stanley

  • Transfer from accommodation at Carcass Island to the airstrip for departing internal flight
  • Internal Flight - Carcass Island to Stanley
  • Transfer from Stanley Airport to your accommodation in Stanley
Volunteer Point, Stanley

Day 7 - Volunteer Point, Stanley

  • Volunteer Point Tour

Day 8

  • Departure transfer from your accommodation in Stanley to Mount Pleasant International Airport (MPN)