Take a full day's trip out of Stanley to visit the world's largest accessible King Penguin colony.
Things to do in the Falkland Islands
A trip to Pebble Island reveals a more poignant side to the islands and provides an insight into the 1982 conflict, including a memorial to those who died aboard HMS Coventry.
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Ideas for experiencing the Falkland Islands
Experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the Falkland Islands, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of their best-loved experiences.
Carcass Island is simply stunning. The pristine wildlife is everywhere, from the caracaras that will steal anything you put down for more than a second, to the huge elephant seals, and dolphins.
Rookery Mount is reached by 4x4 from the main settlement and is home to a colony of Albatross but is perhaps best known for the Rockhopper 'shower', a fresh water spring that the birds use to rinse off the salt from the sea.
Visits to the Penguin colonies and white sand beaches are a must, and for those interested in the 1982 conflict there are many sites to visit, including the memorial to the 19 men who died aboard HMS Coventry which lies 13 miles off the coast