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Quick Facts about Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean. The principal islands are about 300 miles east of South America's Patagonian coast, and around 750 miles from the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula.

East Falkland and West Falkland are the main islands. The captain is Stanely on the East Falkland. Falkland is a British overseas territory with over 3000 residents.

Falkland islands is a bird lover's paradise. About 80% of the Earth's Black-browed Albatrosses breed here. You can find five species of penguins: King Penguins, Rockhopper Penguins, Magellanic Penguins, Gentoo Penguins, and Macaroni Penguins.

Top 5 Reasons to visit Falkland

  • Amazing accessible wildlife in their natural habitat

  • Visit the charming Port Stanley and hike at nearby Gypsy Cove

  • Intriguing history of Falkland 

  • Enjoy coffee, cookies and their hospitality from local hosts at the end of the island visits

  • Unique landscape with no two coastlines are alike

Falkland Landing Sites