Falklands Nature Trek

3 hours | Falkland Islands (Stanley) | P S Y - 3 9 0
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Min. age: 8 years | Medical restriction (See special notes)
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Points of Interest

  • Nature Trek
Strenuous activity

Description

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

WHAT YOU VISIT
Hadassah Bay
Named for a schooner that ran aground in the shallows, this resplendent bay boasts picture-worthy wildlife encounters and an endless supply of rocky, wind-swept terrain. From the ship, a minibus will transport you to nearby Hadassa Bay, where your three-and-a-half mile-long nature trek begins. Your expert local guide will distribute a tour-specific illustrated checklist and give a general background to Falkland birds and what you might expect to see on this tour: dark faced ground tyrants, Falkland thrush, upland geese, long-tailed meadowlark, Falkland flightless steamer duck, rock cormorants, southern giant petrels, sooty shearwaters, Magellanic penguins, black-throated finch and up to as many as 30 other species.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
The abundance of birds at Hadassa Bay is a photographer's dream. Set against a background of clear, blue sky and sparkling blue water, you're sure to have a myriad of photo opps. The birds are free to roam; many of the are tame and will "pose" for photos.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
As you make your way through the charming and peaceful town of Stanley, you'll pass a scattering of colorful houses and picturesque farms tucked along the rolling verdant hills that border Stanley Harbor.

Special Notes:

Bring binoculars, camera, pen and pencil. Any guest having to use any form of walking aid will not be allowed to begin this tour. Tour entails 3½ miles of brisk walking over uneven terrain, so guests must be extremely physically able. This walk is classed as strenuous due to the distance and rough terrain. Water is included for each guest. It is essential that you wear warm, layered clothing in order to fully enjoy and participate in this excursion. Outer layer should be waterproof and windproof. Bring gloves, a warm hat and a scarf. Wildlife sightings are likely but are not guaranteed. Minimum age is 8 years.

Medical Restriction:

Any guest having to use any form of walking aid will not be allowed to begin this tour.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Stanley to whalebone cove

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Transportation
Transport Capacity:
16
Travel time:
03:00