Saunders Island, West Falkland

#2 of 8 in Nature in Falkland Islands
Nature / Park · Island
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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  • Magical... simply magical! The cottage is perfect - it was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. You are literally a 3 minute walk from the albatross and a 30 minute walk from the...  more »
  • My wife, daughter and I have just returned from staying at the Rookery and a night at the settlement. We live in the Falklands and appreciate that many camp houses or places in remote locations do...  more »

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