Saunders Island, West Falkland

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#2 of 7 in Nature in Falkland Islands
Home to the first British settlement in 1765, Saunders Island shelters a diverse wildlife that includes penguins, ducks, albatrosses, and elephant seals. Animals gather here year round to breed, and Birdlife International has designated the island as an Important Bird Area. The ultimate off-the-beaten-path destination, the island provides a permanent home to a total population of less than 10 residents. To visit Saunders Island and get the most from your holiday in West Falkland, create itinerary details personal to you using our West Falkland day trip site .
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  • I expected so much from this visit but was disappointed for a number of reasons. The drive to the Rookery from the airstrip is along wide cleared tracks which I thought detracted from the scenery. The...  more »
  • Just left after a 2 night stay. We couldn't get in at the Neck so had one night in the settlement and one at the Rookery. We booked a day trip in advance to the Neck by e mail. The settlement accommod...  more »
  • We had a wonderful 4 days in late October on Saunders.Island. Three nights at the Rookery and one at the Settlement with a day trip to the Neck, The accommodation at the Rookery was excellent with the...  more »
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