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Address: East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
Phone Number: 50052400
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Volunteer Point in Falkland Islands
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Do not visit the Falklands without a trip to Volunteer Point

Firstly the logistics. Volunteer Point is 2 hour plus of off road driving experience. An organised trip is a must as this will have backup vehicles with you in case of getting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Firstly the logistics. Volunteer Point is 2 hour plus of off road driving experience. An organised trip is a must as this will have backup vehicles with you in case of getting stuck, it does happen. Local trips can be arranged in advance and will include the admission fee which is needed to enter Volunteer Point. Probably pay around £80... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

During our two-week cruise to South America, we went to Volunteer Point in the Falkland Islands to see the penguins. On the day of our port stop in Stanley, we got up extra early to ensure our seats on the first tender ashore (something I highly recommend). Be advised, sometimes cruise ships skip their scheduled stop in the Falkland Islands... More 

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Camas, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I was lucky enough to be part of a group from our cruise ship to go with Patrick. Our driver, Matthew, was one of the best, always pulling the other drivers out when they got stuck! To stand on the beach and watch the penquins in their groups, swimming and fishing and feeding the chicks was amazing. They would walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My boyfriend and I visited in Feb 2016 and had a fantastic day with Jimmy Curtis tours. We took a 4x4 to Volunteer Point with an amazing guide - she was knowledgable, friendly and super nice. Everyone had a great time, the Penguins were everywhere which was very cool to see. I would reccomend Jimmy Curtis to anyone visiting the... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We went to volunteer point with Patrick Watts and his team. A great experience. Travelled in convoy with half a dozen other 4 x 4 vehicles. I didn't realise how few mettled roads there are on Falklands so after setting off from Stanley we were soon "off road" and encountering rough tracks and boggy areas. All added to the enjoyment.... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Picked up from Malvina Hotel in Stanley by Lisa Lowe of Murrell Farm for private tour. So lucky, out of season just the two of us and thousands of penguins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Perfect sandy beach, many wildlife - hundreds of Penguins, mainly King Penguins - accessible by 4x4 from Stanley (Ca 2h drive)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Excellent trip to Volunteer Point in the Falkland Islands by Patrick Watts. Patrick has careful drivers who go a bit slower on the off road portion, but this makes the whole trip more enjoyable. On the way back, he stops to let you stretch your legs and also takes you on a short tour around Stanley. Thousands of penguins at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Very long, bumpy ride to get there, but I loved it! Beautiful scenery and fun riding off road in the 4X4. I took a tour off a cruise ship and I had 3 other passengers in the range rover with me. Would have loved to do a private tour so could have stayed longer. So many penguins and such a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

As part of our birding tour/Princess cruise, a jeep trip to Volunteer Point was arranged. I don't know the name of the organization our group used but our driver was great - a wealth of history trivia and local knowledge. He kept us entertained from start to finish! We were aware of the "rough" ride to reach the point, but... More 

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