Sample Itinerary: 7 Nights - Falklands Flavour
7NTS LAN CONNECTION (RAF flight connection also available)
Arrive Mount Pleasant International Airport via LAN. Met by Falkland Islands Holidays representative and transfer overland to Darwin/Goose Green settlement for overnight stay at Darwin House, a most comfortable lodge located directly overlooking the sheltered waters of Choiseul Sound with beautiful views and surrounded by Falklands wildlife, an excellent start to any Falklands holiday!
Sunday & Monday
Internal FIGAS (Falkland Islands Government Air Service) flight to Carcass Island. Meet and transfer to the main house for 2nts accommodation on a full board basis. During your time on Carcass you may explore at leisure including walks to such locations as Leopard Beach and Stanley Hill both scenic and offering an array of wildlife and photographic opportunities.
A full day tour to West Point Island can be arranged at an additional cost. Take to the seas on "Condor" for approximately 1 hours crossing. 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.
All flight times on FIGAS will be notified the day prior to departure. Baggage allowance on FIGAS is 20kg per person. Excess is charged per kilo per flight and is payable locally, please contact us for current charges.
Tuesday & Wednesday
Transfer to airstrip for your internal FIGAS flight to Sea Lion Island. Prime wildlife location. 2 nights accommodation on a full board basis at Sea Lion Lodge. All wildlife locations are easily accessible on foot, however an introductory tour with driver/guide has been included to help familiarize you with the islands layout and wildlife locations, you may then explore the island at leisure.
Internal FIGAS flight to Stanley. Meet and transfer to Malvina House Hotel for 2nts accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis. Remainder of day free to explore the small capital of Stanley. Perhaps visit the small museum, Christchurch cathedral, whalebone arch and walk along the seafront taking in the various monuments and sites.
Full day excursion with your driver/guide to Volunteer Point. Travelling overland in 4 x 4 vehicles passing Johnsons Harbour you will arrive at Volunteer Beach where our largest colony of breeding King Penguins, will be seen along with Gentoo and Magellanic. A packed lunch included ALTERNATIVES A choice of other wildlife locations or battle site tours are also available if required.
Transfer overland to Mount Pleasant Airport for your return LAN flight. Pick up time for this transfer will be advised the night prior to departure.
Please note a departure tax of £22 per person is payable to Immigration at Mount Pleasant prior to boarding. Cash only - £ Sterling, Euro or US$ is accepted.