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Address: West Falkland, Falkland Islands
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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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 Albatross. Southern Sealion and Commerson Dolphins having fun in the crystal clear surf Amazing clear... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 to come here don't miss it!

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singapore
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178 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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.

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Appleby Magna, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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 have stayed here before and opted to have sole use of one of the bedrooms.... More 

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Villa Park, California
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 with toilet, sink, and shower. The central room of the portakabin serves as sitting room,... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1,031 reviews
298 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,158 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 and explained a lot about life on the island to us. The different species of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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425 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
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 past a whole host of penguin rookeries to the west coast, where we spent most... More 

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uk
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65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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 plenty of food (more than we could eat) home made ready meals garlic bread, Shepard... More 

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United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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. The drive from the settlement gives you a real feel for the island. Watch out... More 

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Dromana, Australia
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87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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 the facility. Only picking up the dirty bed linen and dropping off a clean lot.... More 

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