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Bertha's Beach

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Mare Harbour Road, Mount Pleasant, East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to get the Norwegian #1 excursion tender ticket and get off the ship on the first tender. Patrick was right there at the end of the pier, to the left. Dave was holding the sign saying “Patrick Watts Tours”. Patrick actually started...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rosemarie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you take a tour to Bertha's beach at the right time of year then it is almost a certainty that you will see penguins and lots of them. Like other reviews we were on a Holland America cruise which called into Stanley, but we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bertha’s Beach... around 600 pairs of Gentoo Penguins and sometime, if we are lucky, the odd King penguin will be around

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

It was amazing to be there. Lots of Birds, Lambs and Penguins. The tour guide was a chilean , who has lived in the falklands for the last 6 years, Fernando Cordero. After we went into a small farm to see shearing. The road to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank marceloviajero703
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We arranged a trip to Bertha's Beach and Gypsy Cove through Patrick Watts. He was waiting as promised at the dock and as soon as the other couple who shared our driver came off the ship, we were on our way. Our driver was Dave,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank RoadTripRoger
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I will not be of any help regarding information re the company that took us in a van to Bertha's Beach because I booked the tour with HAL and did not pay attention to their name. I expect that with all tour operators you will...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank boocat149
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Truly an excellent beach to be among the Gentoo (they are gentle) penguins. You can thoroughly enjoy their company provided you follow Patrick's advice. We were given over an hour to be with these inquisitive, friendly and playful birds in their habitat. Patrick provided an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jai B
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Visited her in January (Falkland's summer!). The beach is spotless and barely disturbed by human presence. It is about a 40 minute walk to where the penguins are and it is well worth it! Gentoo and Magellanic penguins were in abundance and we also saw...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ddd9
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This beach is located in close proximity to the main British base on these islands. To obtain access you must obtain the landowners permission (Fitzroy Farm) & a key to unlock the gate to drive down to the parking area. There is now a mobile...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Boiywlad
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We booked independently with Penguin Travel as the cruise operator tours were full and very expensive in comparison. We originally booked the trip to Volunteer Point however on the day we were late getting off the ship and sadly missed the trip. On arrival at...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Software won't let me post Patrick's email, but here's how you can construct it.... You need to take Patrick's first initial and last name, and then add the symbol get by shifting 2 on your keyboard. Follow that with the... More
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Ingfried H
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Response from AnanB | Reviewed this property |
There are no busses. You'll need to go by car, get the permissions and keys for the gates and drive to the beach.
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