We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bluff Cove Lagoon

Bluff Cove Farm, East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZff, Falkland Islands
00 500 21720
Website
Improve this listing
Book a Tour

Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Lagoon on our ranch, Bluff Cove, is home to 3,000 Gentoo Penguins, a growing colony of King Penguins, and an abundance of other spectacular... more » Owner description: The Lagoon on our ranch, Bluff Cove, is home to 3,000 Gentoo Penguins, a growing colony of King Penguins, and an abundance of other spectacular wildlife on a beautiful wilderness beach only reached by our 4x4 vehicles. Home-baking and delicious local flavours are served with live music in the Sea Cabbage Café. The Museum tells the story of Bluff Cove. Our award winning tour is a fabulous combination of Falkland wildlife, heritage and hospitality. « less
Write a Review

23 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    22
    1
    0
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Victoria
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
12 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Landed via tender from the Zaandam and took a cruise-organized tour to Bluff Cove sanctuary. Starts with mini-van then transfers to 4-wheel drives ~ mostly older UK-Land Rovers across an otherwise impossible peat bog to Bluff Cove. Amazing sight/site of penguins standing en masse with some cute baby King penguins, looking like baby bears! Nice little cafe with home made... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This was a real surprise as we didn't know what to expect. We certainly got more than we bargained for! For starters, our guide and driver was the owner of the property and knew everything and everyone. He treated us to real inside information and gossip as we bounced our way to Bluff Cove. Once there, the penguins were truly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Took the trip as part of a tour organised by Princess. Short minim coach trip to a point where you boarded 4 wheeled drive vehicles. The drivers were all locals who provided their own vehicles. They were interesting to converse with and you learned a lot about Falklands life. Once at Bluff Cove, there were King and Gentoo penguins to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Athens GA
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
56 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The ship tour to remote Bluff Cove was a highlight of our S. American cruise. A shuttle took us from the pier to a meeting point with a 4x4 which carted us bouncing across rocky bogs to the Cove. Well! Once there we saw a host of spectacular penguins up close. Then, we had tea and pastries with the warm... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sherwood Park, Canada
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We went on a tour to Bluff Cove offered by the Princess cruise ship. We were on a wait list and then got our tickets. Book as soon as you get the cruise booked. All the penguin tours sold out quick. We loved our tour. We had a fantastic lady talk about the island on a short bus trip that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Irvington, Virginia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Well, it was expensive. Go for it anyway. This may have been the best organized tour I have ever been on. It was certainly the most interesting. First -- the van driver --and only 16 in a van -- was very informative. Of course, driving on the "wrong" side of the road made the trip a little thrilling -- but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dallas TX
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We started with a fun, but bumpy ride in a Land Rover 4x4 for a few miles to the Cove. All of the drivers and locals know each other and help make the experience enjoyable. The Gentoo and King Penguins were everywhere to observe at the Cove. The walking was rough and remember that the penguins leave LOTS of their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rugby
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We visited Bluff Cove in February 2014 on a ship's excursion (Celebrity Infinity). We rarely use cruise line excursions as they are limited and overpriced. However, as we booked late, there was no opportunity of booking with locals and booking on the pier seemed unlikely. The trip was amazing and worth every penny. A mini-bus trip over hard roads for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cleveland, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

What an experience! First the ride of my life then the view of the bay with all the wildlife finished with a cup of tea, pastries and a museum tour. Thank you so very much for the true southern hospitality. This is definitely a "do over" if given the opportunity!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheektowaga, New York
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

This had to be the BEST excursion in Stanley, Falkland Islands. From the van ride, the Land Rover ride over the peat fields, the penguins, and the Sea Cabbage Cafe, everything is SO WELL ORGANIZED. This tour is a community effort. The drivers share so many interesting stories and they drive you right down to Bluff Cove within an easy... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Bluff Cove Lagoon also viewed

East Falkland, Falkland Islands
Stanley, East Falkland
 
Stanley, East Falkland
Stanley, East Falkland
 

Been to Bluff Cove Lagoon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Bluff Cove Lagoon, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing