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Saunders Island

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West Falkland, Falkland Islands
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Amazing

Probably my favourite place in the Falkland Islands. Plenty of Gentoo, Rock Hopper, Magellanic... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Irons181
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London, United Kingdom
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Simply Stunning

Visited here recently whilst on an Expedition Trip. Beautiful scenery and stunning wildlife. Had to... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Pole2Pole_Images
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Probably my favourite place in the Falkland Islands. Plenty of Gentoo, Rock Hopper, Magellanic penguins plus a dozen or so Kings. Striated Caracara, Turkey Vulture, Kelp Gulls, Dolphin Gulls, Southern Giant Petrels Kelp Goose and Upland Goose plus the best of all the Black Browed...More

Thank Irons181
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited here recently whilst on an Expedition Trip. Beautiful scenery and stunning wildlife. Had to keep my eyes peeled to make sure I didn't fall over a penguin. Well worth the walk to see the King's, Rockhopper's and Albatross. If you ever get the opportunity...More

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Saw four breeds of penguin, King, Rock Hopper, Magellenic and Gentoo. Also saw Black Browed Alabatross. Also many kind of birds, Kelp gulls, Dolphin gulls.

Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Expect basic accomodation and a fantastic location. The neck has a portakabin type place overlooking the two beaches. You are a bit at the mercy of those who preceeded you in the two four person bedrooms, one shower room/toilet , and kitchen/living room accomodation. We...More

Thank oneh
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed at the portakabin at the neck on Saunders island for 4 nights as part of a photography group (7 people). The portakabin is a remote self-catering facility. The portakabin has 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom has bunkbeds accommodating 4 people. There is a bathroom...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We visited as part of an Antarctic cruise and although we were 110 passengers were treated warmly by the owner and his family. My spouse was on crutches and Biffa (the owners's sister) kindly offered to take us to see the island by Range Rover...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Saunders Island boasts no less than five penguin species. We visited here last month as part of an Antarctic cruise that encompassed the Falklands and South Georgia. Our landing point was right at the neck, or isthmus, of Saunders Island, and an easy trail went...More

Thank OilRover
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Arrived by figas, then 4by4 to the neck informed 'roads' much improved (only 30 mins) Accommodation, two room either side of main room, both has two bunk beds, main room sitting area and kitchen, bathroom basic but adequate, Got meal packs 3 days for two...More

Thank Raymont74
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This was our 4th visit to the Falands and 3rd to Saunders. We stayed overnight at the settlement and then to the Neck for 4 days. Although, the weather wasn't the best this time, very windy, it didn't detract from the experience in the slightest....More

2  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We were stunned at the cost of transfer by 4x4 across a very bumpy road from the airport to the Neck. We arrived at the accommodation . It was better than we expected but a no time did the owner make an effort to check...More

4  Thank frankst
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