Saunders Island, West Falkland

4.3
#4 of 7 in Parks 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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  • 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 »
  • 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...  more »
  • 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...  more »

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