The Lodge, purpose built in 1986 and opened on the 7th January 1988 by the Right Honourable Lord Shackleton (the youngest son of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the famous Antarctic explorer. It offers very comfortable accommodation with en suite facilities in all rooms. Full board accommodation is proved to all guests of the lodge. Guests can expect all the home comforts including a well stocked bar.
Guided Tours can be arranged, however guests are welcome to explore this small Island having been advised at the Lodge of a few simple common-sense procedures for approaching the animals and birds you will encounter.
Sea Lion Island is a wildlife haven and under the National Nature Reserve Ordinance has a strict no smoking policy anywhere on the island. The only designated smoking area is situated outside the Lodge.
- Comprised of 12 bedrooms: 1 family room (double and 2 singles) 5 double/twin rooms (1 double and 1 single bed in each), 2 double rooms (double bed in each), 2 single en suite rooms, and two single rooms with a shared bathroom
- Full board accommodation only
- The Lodge offers spectacular views of the South Atlantic – there is nothing but vast ocean (1200km) between Sea Lion Island and Antarctica. From the main lounge the views overlook the nearby gentoo penguin colony.