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Bleaker Island

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Highlight of the Falkland Islands

Flying to Bleaker Island in a small Figas plane was an adventure. The Falkland Islands are remote... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lennie0707
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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I adore this Island and what a way to get there

FIGAS flight took us over the islands to Bleaker, lucky with fabulous weather. Nick and Mike met us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Twickers68
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Kent
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flying to Bleaker Island in a small Figas plane was an adventure. The Falkland Islands are remote, Bleaker is even more remote. The Rendell family welcomed us at the airstrip, gave us a tour round the island and showed the places where to go. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lennie0707
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FIGAS flight took us over the islands to Bleaker, lucky with fabulous weather. Nick and Mike met us when we arrived and Nick took the scenic route back to our accommodation Cobbs Cottage. The standard of accommodation, hospitality and food was far beyond my expectations....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Twickers68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good island to visit and that was why I went there for a second time. The lodges there are less expensive than those on Sealion Island but the bad thing is that you have to walk a long way to or from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Teruce
Reviewed 16 December 2018

After an enjoyable low level flight out to Bleaker due to a low cloud, and a smooth landing we were given a great welcome by Nick. After settling us in he drove us up to introduce us to the Sealions and passed on tips to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Landytastic
Reviewed 20 November 2018

How happy were my wife and I that we chose to visit Bleaker Island on our two-week holiday on the Falklands. A brilliant experience on every level: a very professional and warm welcome by Nick, super food by Cecilia and attentive service from Seba. Excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Andrewok123
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I visited Bleaker Island earlier this month, whilst visiting my partner who is currently working in the Falklands. The cottage accommodation is brilliant, very clean and comfortable and although we bought food with us, the island store room is available to buy most things which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DaveyRG
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This time around we were in the Falkland Islands and Chile. Reflecting over our two weeks, Bleaker was the highlight. It rained, it snowed, the wind blew a gale and to everyone else, this was the wrong time of year to visit. But we loved...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Comfortable accommodation, well placed. Incredible wildlife only a walk away. We had a bit of a storm overnight, which was quite an experience. Recommend for Imperial shags, rockhopper and gentoo penguins, sealions and some incredible walking.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Great lodge here. Decent size rooms and communal lounge. Owners very helpful with information about the island and an introductory tour on arrival. Lodge manager a bit abrupt dealing with some visitors. The lovely thing about the island is that you can walk to the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank sophia27
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We flew in 8 seater Britten Norman Island aircraft and landed on the air strip, safe and smooth. Pick up by Father & Son team (Mike & Nick). We stayed in a spacious cottage with 2 bed rooms, kitchen, living room... all by ourself. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Fanny L
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