Best of Port Stanley: Volunteer Point Penguins

Best of Port Stanley: Volunteer Point Penguins

7 hours | Falkland Islands (Stanley) | P S Y - 6 5 6
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Description

Points of Interest

  • Battlefield Sites
  • Volunteer Point
Includes meal, Strenuous activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Your day begins as you step inside your 4-wheel-drive vehicle and set out on a 50-mile journey to Volunteer Point Sanctuary, home to a lively colony of over 1,300 king penguins. You'll travel past several key battlefield sites from the 1982 Falkland War and Port Louis, the first settlement in the Islands. When you reach Volunteer Point you'll have approximately one-and-a-half hours to enjoy king penguins in their natural habitat. You'll marvel at their unique look - bright orange patches on the ear in a tear-drop shape and bold grey, silver, black, white and orange plumage makes the king the most colorful of all penguins. A box lunch will be served during your visit. After viewing the colony, exploring the beach, and walking along the pale blue lagoon, it's time to climb back aboard your four-wheel-drive vehicle and return to the harbor.

Special Notes:

Participation is extremely limited. Weather conditions may curtail tour operation.

A portion of this excursion travels a rough, unpaved track. Volunteer Point is approximately 50 miles from Stanley and takes approximately 2 1/2 hours to reach. Not recommended for pregnant women or for guests with limited mobility or back, hip or neck conditions.

Dress in warm layers and wear comfortable, sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots. Bring a warm hat, a waterproof jacket, and adequate sun protection.

Child Price:

12 years and under only

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart from ship on a 4WD trip to visit Volunteer Point

Transport type: Four-wheel drive vehicle
Transport Capacity: 4
Travel time: 02:45
Time at site: 01:30
Inside visit: No
Walking distance: 500
Restroom available: Yes

Re-board your 4WD vehicle and return to your ship

Transport type: Four-wheel drive vehicle
Transport Capacity: 4
Travel time: 02:45