Falkland Islands Wildlife
Day 1 Sat Stanley (D)
Arrive at Mount Pleasant International Airport via LAN Chile. You will be met and transferred overland to Darwin/Goose Green settlement. 40 Mins from Airport
Day 2 Sun Stanley - Carcass Island (B,L,D)
This morning transfer to Stanley Airport for internal FIGAS (Falkland Islands Government Air Service) flight to Carcass Island. After arriving at your accommodation you are free to explore the area at your leisure.
Day 3 Mon Carcass Island (B,L,D)
OPTIONAL day excursion by boat to West Point Island available: Take to the seas on “Condor” for approximately 1 hour’s journey finally landing in the bay near the settlement. You will explore Devil’s Nose, where Black Browed Albatross and Rockhopper can been seen, explore Mount Ararat and if weather is favourable it may be possible to circumnavigate the island. The trip will last approximately 8 hours – “smoko” and a packed lunch are provided.
Day 4 Tues Carcass Island - Sea Lion Island (B,L,D)
Today take a FIGAS flight to Sea Lion Island which is a prime wildlife location. All wildlife locations are accessible on foot and you may explore the island at leisure or an introductory tour can be arranged to familiarize you with the islands layout and wildlife locations.
Day 5 Wed Sea Lion Island (B,L,D)
Today is your leisure to further explore the island and the wildlife.
Day 6 Thurs Sea Lion Island - Stanley Island (B,L,D)
Today take an internal flight to Stanley. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 7 Fri Stanley (B,L,D)
Today take a full day excursion with driver/guide to Volunteer Point. Travelling overland in 4 x 4 vehicle passing Johnsons Harbour you will arrive at Volunteer Beach where our largest colony of breeding King Penguins, over 1000 pairs, will be seen along with Gentoo and Magellanic.
Day 8 Sat Stanley (b)
Morning at your leisure. This afternoon transfer to Mount Pleasant International Airport for your return flight.
Dates & Prices:
Departures: Saturdays Mar - Apr & Sep - Dec 2012
Jan - Mar 2013
Prices Per Person USD
Mar - Apr & Sep - Oct 2012 $2480
Nov 2012 - Mar 2013 $2950
Inclusions: Accommodation, local service charges & hotel taxes, meals as stated in the itinerary, excursion and transfers as stated in itinerary on a seat in coach basis with local English speaking guide, internal flights.
Exclusions: Flights to and from Stanley, airport departure taxes, excess baggage fees, tips & gratuities, meals not specified in itinerary, insurance and items of personal nature.
Please note: All locations can be changed to suit client’s personal needs/interests. Choices include: - Pebble Island, Saunders Island, Bleaker Island, and more.