Saunders Island, West Falkland
Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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. Make Saunders Island a centerpiece of your West Falkland vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our West Falkland tourist route planner.
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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... read more »
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 ... read more »
We spent two nights at the Rookery Inn, and two nights at the Settement Stone House. The Pole-Evans family was exceptionally welcoming, and they made sure that our stay was perfect. We had two trips t... read more »
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