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Bluff Cove Lagoon

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Address: Bluff Cove Farm, East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZff, Falkland Islands
Phone Number: 00 500 21720
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Description: The Lagoon on our ranch, Bluff Cove, is home to 3,000 Gentoo Penguins, a...
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.
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A very enriching experience - close encounter with the Penguins and a better appreciation of the life of the Islanders

Bluff Cove Lagoon Penguin Tour is offered as a shore excursion to cruise passengers stopping at Port Stanley. Guests will be picked up at the Stanley pier and transported in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Bluff Cove Lagoon Penguin Tour is offered as a shore excursion to cruise passengers stopping at Port Stanley. Guests will be picked up at the Stanley pier and transported in minibuses (20 mins along Darwin Road) to the meeting point and then transferred to the 4 x 4 land-rovers for another 30 mins off-road cross-country ride across very undulating terrain... More 

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Germany
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was amazing to see the penguins!! loved it. do not miss it. Hope i will return one day for another stroll on the beach

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you have the time and your body can take the bumps, ride in a 4 wheel drive vehicle to Bluff Cove. There you will see hundreds of gentoo penguins and Magellanic penguins, with a few king penguins there, too. Unlike some places where you have to observe the penguins from a distance, you can sit or even lie on... More 

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We did this as a shore excursion off of a cruise. This was the best value and the closest of all of the penguin colonies. You take a four wheel drive vehicle to the cove. It was fun. It reminded me of being on safari in Africa except it was cold! A game warden had marked off with white flags... More 

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Metairie, LA
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154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were picked up at the dock and taken by van about halfway there. Then we transferred to 4x4 jeeps for a drive over the peat bogs to the lagoon. The penguins were wonderful. We saw hundreds of Gentoo and King Penguins up close and enjoyed a wonderful visit to the small museum and gift shop on the beach as... More 

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Aurora
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We visited Bluff Cove as part of a tour from the cruise ship. We were met at the dock in Stanley and driven by 16 passenger van to a drop off point about 25 minutes away. From there we were taken in 4 person 4 X 4 Land Rovers off roading across the peat for about 20 minutes to the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were on the Celebrity Infinity that docked in Port Stanley on Tuesday 24th February. The trip is just a must, and we have to thank all the team who did the shuttle bus/land rover duties, just a great team. Mustn't forget the ladies in the Sea Cabbage Café and the adjacent museum who provide tea/coffee and some marvellous home... More 

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S Nyack, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We recently came by ship to Port Stanley. We booked a tour through PWatts on line. Dave met us at the Visitors Center and we traveled with two other 4x4's to make it safe. It was a long bumpy ride at times, but the 4x4's were comfy. You ride across the peet bogs until you reach the water When you... More 

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Edmonton
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were on the Celebrity Infinity in Feb. 2015 and booked this excursion through the ship. We went by a small bus shuttle from the pier to an area outside of town where we were met with Land Rovers. 4 people were then shuttled in each Land Rover over rough terrain down to the Cove where the Penguins were located.... More 

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St Marys, GA
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Every tourist should take this tour unless you can't handle rough rides. We had a great guide from dock to where we picked up Land Rovers; then Michael took us across the bumpy fields to the rookery. Both he and Stella were great sources of info. and history of island and people. The ride across the field took awhile and... More 

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