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Address: Bluff Cove Farm, East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZff, Falkland Islands
Phone Number: +500 21720

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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If you are visiting the Falklands, Bluff Cove Lagoon is "a must".

You have to book a tour to Bluff Cove Lagoon with its pristine white beaches and thousands of Penguins, including Gentoo, Magellanic & King. Fantastic locals take you on a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Linda G
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to book a tour to Bluff Cove Lagoon with its pristine white beaches and thousands of Penguins, including Gentoo, Magellanic & King. Fantastic locals take you on a very informative drive out to meet your 4 X 4's, again driven by locals, who give you a wonderful insight to the island. The sight of the Penguins is amazing,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited the Falkland Islands during a cruise of South America and stopped for a day here specifically to take a tour to see the Penguins! This excursion is not only unique and fascinating, it is truly incredible to visit the natural habitat of these incredible creatures! So cute and amusing to watch. We witnessed several types of Penguins,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bluff Cove in early November and thought it was a top-notch and very memorable trip. We saw scores of gentoo penguins and about a dozen king penguins, including five very fluffy chicks! The setting was gorgeous, along a beautiful, private stretch of beach and with mountains and lots of sheep grazing in the other direction. What made the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A most enjoyable visit. We were met at the pier by Hattie who drove us by land rover to the lagoon to see the 3000 Gentoo penguins and resident breeding King penguins. All the way Hattie kept us informed of interesting and amusing facts about the farm,colony of penguins and the life style on the Falklands. we met Kevin her... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

We arrived in the Falkland Islands on a tender from our Norwegian Cruise Line Ship. The weather was refreshingly brisk. I'm glad that I had worn a weatherproof parka and an extra heavy sweatshirt. We had signed up for this shore excursion before leaving home because we wanted to see penguins. We were not disappointed. We saw penguins! Lots of... More 

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

We booked this excursion as part of a Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Valparaiso, Chile. The excursion was well-organized and executed. We were picked up from the tender and got on a small bus as part of a group of 16. The bus driver was an excellent tour guide and provided a wealth of local info... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

The owners of this farm have opened up the Cove to tourists - very controlled - thank heavens - they have plenty of guides on site for information about the Gentoo, Magellan and King Penguins. Was surprised to see the King as I had thought they were usually further south, however they have about 10 that are regulars and these... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This was one of our most memorable experiences on our recent trip to South America. We were greeted at the pier in Stanley and then transported by friendly minibus and 4x4 drivers to Bluff Cove. Here the show was stolen by the huge colony of Gentoo and King penguins. Besides the superb there is also a small gift shop,museum and... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked trip via our Holland America cruise visit to the island the weather was superb.from the moment we came ashore and and were taken by mini bus to pick our 4x4 to take us to see the Penguins it was excellent out drivers were full of interesting information regarding the history,the life style,you name it they knew the answers. Over... More 

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

From the moment we were picked up the adventure began. Our driver gave us a detailed description of life on the Falklands. The Penguins are hilarious and so fun to observe. Haddie baked a plethora of deserts. This is a well worth excursion. My only regret is that I didn't purchase more gifts from their gift shop. Thank you!

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