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Gypsy Cove

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Eagle Tours - excellent value. Great to see penguins so close to Stanley

We visited on a cruise, and were concerned that we might not get a good and simple tour. But we met... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen486
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Bicester, United Kingdom
Brilliant views

This is a wonderful place for those who wish to take photographs. There are penguins in burrows and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nell C
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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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East of Stanley, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a cruise, and were concerned that we might not get a good and simple tour. But we met the guy from Eagle Tours at the jetty, and he gave us a really great tour to Gypsy Cove and other places close to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for those who wish to take photographs. There are penguins in burrows and on the beach (which is not accessible). The views are absolutely stunning on a sunny day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nell C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this on a brilliant tour by Eagle Tours and had a leisurely visit watching Magellanic penguins, turkey vultures, blue herons, cormorants and some Peale dolphins. There was a proper path, viewing platforms, nature wardens with binoculars to borrow, and toilets. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at the Falklands by cruiseship. My friend and I did not book any excursion beforehand, expecting to find local people offering things to do and see. We were correct. We took a bustour (20 dollars per person) to Gypsy Cove and were amazed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank marti j
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Went to gypsy cove to look at penguins and actually saw some magenellic penguins. Beautiful beach and surroundings

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Andyw18x
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We had a walk here whilst visiting the Island. It's easy to get to, just follow the main road through town. It was an overcast day when we visited, so I'm sure it's even more picturesque on a sunny day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissHolders
Reviewed 9 December 2018

I visit Gypsy Cove on an almost daily basis, it is suitable for anyone providing they can manage a 1K walk along a gravel path. Magellanic Penguins are the highlight, but there are also Cormorants, Teale Ducks, and Nesting Herons. Highlight period is December to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank JohnCFI
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Taxis and tours are queuing up to rip off the unsuspecting tourist...£50 per person for an unremarkable viewing...forget it and go to Bluff Cove instead if you have only a days visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank AntsYorkshire
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It is beautiful area with a lot of marine wild life. It is well preserved and people there take care of it.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank JPelegrinaSoegaard
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Penguins and great scenery, a must whilst visiting Stanley. Please take note of the fact that the area still may have mines on the beach.

Date of experience: August 2017
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HipTrippers
6 January 2019|
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Response from Aglassortwo | Reviewed this property |
Right at the Visitors Information Centre which is where the tender jetty is. Reps of the tour were standing near their vehicles looking for business when we got off the tender. Pretty easy.
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boocat149
17 January 2018|
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Response from Harbridgetrek | Reviewed this property |
No we did not pre book the shuttle. When you step off the ship, there will be staff members from the shuttle service right there on the pier. You pay them directly. The cost was $20US per person. Children paid the same rate... More
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Dave K
1 December 2017|
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Response from merc43 | Reviewed this property |
Yes i think most ships have bus trips there, it is a nkce walk rou d the boardwalk althougb day we were there not a lot of wildlife. Merc
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