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East Falkland F1QQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Volunteer Points remains my must-go place in the Falklands. This is the place where you can see the second largest number of king penguins in the world though it takes you along way back and forth within the same day if you are not staying...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Teruce
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the Patrick Watts tour early as it gets booked out. It is a long but very interesting drive to Volunteer Point, most of it off-road. You go in a convoy of four wheel drives, driven by a local. It was great to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sydney243
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the Patrick Watts tour on 14th January. It turned out to be better than what Patrick had promised in his e mail or what we had expected. From the moment we got off the tender at the pier, we were taken complete care...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arun_K_Jain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked our trip a year in advance knowing how quickly Patrick gets booked up. As we were coming from the UK we had the added bonus of a reduced rate for paying in £Sterling and our actual cost was 2/3 less than our cruise...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patc01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour with Tony Smith. It's a long drive to Volunteer point (3 hours, half of it off road) but it's well worth it. There are so many King penguins at this place that we were happy to wander around for 3 hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank on4bam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a trip for those who get travel sick! Two and a half hours bouncing around in an old Land Rover (not comfortable) with nothing to see on the way. But once you arrive it is absolutely worth the discomfort. A beautiful beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nell C
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

This was easily one of the most amazing things I have ever done. We booked a tour here know it would be really cool but until you are there you have no idea the beauty of the place. This was truly one of my favorite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlaskanTravelZ
Reviewed 30 November 2018

We stayed here for 2nights with Derek and Trudi. They gave us a feeling like we were at home. The room is small but good and clean. You have to share the shower and also save water. From the house you walk in a few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WimvL99
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We stayed at Volunteer house for 2 nights in early November and it was wonderful. Our LATAM flight was delayed by 48 hours but no matter, we made up for lost time as soon as we got to Volunteer Point by maximizing our time outdoors....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Becky C
Reviewed 20 November 2018

We have just stayed at Volunteer Point. What a great experience! of course the King Penguins are a highlight. Hosts Derek and Trudy added SO MUCH to our experience - warm and generous hosts. And Trudy's cooking is super. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
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