7 Nights - Falkland Islands Compass Tour
Landing at Mount Pleasant Airport (the Military Base of the Islands) therefore the start of your tour and the central point of the compass. You will first travel WEST for your first location Darwin for two days, an introduction to the wonderful Flora and Fauna of the Islands, with a full day tour of the area, taking in the scenery, culture and historical impact of the 1982 Falklands War. then take an internal flight NORTH to your second destination Pebble Island for two nights. Pebble is a wildlife destination highlight and the opportunity to sit within huge colonies of birds and visit the remnants of SAS Raid which made the headlines during the Falklands war . A day and a half day is included with an opportunity to visit the East and West of the Island, this is tailored to your interests. Next you fly SOUTH to Bleaker Island for two nights. Bleaker an organic sheep and cattle farm, also hosts a variety of amazing wildlife and spectacular views. This time you have the ability to explore the island by yourself on foot. For your last day you will be flown EAST to Stanley, the capital of the Falklands. Again everything is within easy walking distance, or alternatively we can arrange a city tour. The Museum is a place definitely worth a visit.
Compass Point Itinerary
Upon arrival at Mount Pleasant Airport, via LAN Chile or direct from the UK via the RAF, you will be personally met and greeted then transferred overland to the Darwin settlement & overnight at Darwin House, an excellent Lodge on the waterfront with beautiful surroundings, and a perfect to start to any Falklands Itinarary.
Enjoy a full day excursion with your driver/guide, Take in Darwin, the site of the Argentine Cemetery, "Goose Green", with its monuments. Also see San Carlos, the site of the British Cemetery and small museum dedicated to the 1982 conflict.
A short transfer trip to the airstrip for your internal FIGAS (Falkland Islands Government Air Service) flight to Pebble Island where you will spend the next two nights at Pebble Island Lodge. A half day guided tour is included taking in the HMS Coventry memorial and various wildlife locations.
Full day excursion with your driver/guide various tour options are available, battle and wildlife orientated, which will be discussed on arrival.
Depart on your Internal FIGAS flight to Bleaker Island where you spend the next two days exploring either staying at Cobbs Cottage or Cassard House. Bleaker Island is privately owned and run as an organic sheep and cattle farm. Take easy walks along the sandy beaches to see, sea lions and abundant birdlife including Magellanic, Rockhopper and Gentoo penguins
A full day of exploring this prime wildlife location which is easily accessible on foot and you may explore the island at leisure.
Fly from Bleaker Island to Stanley transfer to your hotel with a choice of the Malvina House Hotel or the Waterfront Hotel. Spend your day enjoying the sights of the Capital like the Whale Bone Arch at the Cathedral, the Museum, various monuments and ship wrecks or go further afield and visit Surf Bay, Gypsy Cove and Cape Pembroke lighthouse.
Transfer to Mount Pleasant International Airport for your onward journey.
Included in the Itinerary:
- Meet & Greet at Airport
- Full board accommodation Darwin, Pebble Island & Bleaker Island
- Stanley Hotel including bed & breakfast
- All Internal (FIGAS flights)
- 20kg total luggage allowance on FIGAS flights
- Excursions as Detailed Including a packed lunch
- Tickets to the Museum
Not Included in the itinerary:
- International flights
- Drinks, Internet access & items of a personal nature
- Departure tax of £22
- Personal Travel Insurance
Combine the visit with other South American Countries, Ascension Island or many cruises drop anchor at the Falklands