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Volunteer Point

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East Falkland F1QQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Volunteer Point in Falkland Islands
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“patrick watts” (50 reviews)
“off road” (44 reviews)
“king penguins” (84 reviews)
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East Falkland F1QQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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"estancia excursions"
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"cruise ship"
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"hour drive"
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"falkland islands"
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"eggs"
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"cross country"
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"half the price"
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"his wife"
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"wheel drive"
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"peat bogs"
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"their natural habitat"
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"long drive"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Volunteer Point is a “must” if you are visiting the Falkland Islands. Thanks to Jimmy Curtis of Volunteer Point Tours and Sue our driver, we had an amazing day. Travelling is mainly "off-roading" and we were glad that the weather was fine, not sure about...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to go to see the Penguins. We were able to see the King, Magellanic and Gentoo Penguins; all VERY cute. They are quite different from each other, and all interesting to observe. They have areas that are roped off where they...More

Thank snoopy647
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking among the penguins was the highlight of our cruise, and Shaun from Patrick Watts made it even better. Not only was he an excellent driver to negotiate the off road drive, but was an engaging conversationalist with all sorts of information from penguins to...More

Thank jedm49
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very remote location where penguins reside. Very interesting to see nesting area and baby penguins being fed by their parents.

Thank figtree3333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a trip to Volunteer Point with J.C. tours. We were on a South America cruise around The Horn, and stopped in The Falkland Islands. I Had booked this trip six months in advance. The advice given by J..C. Was excellent I.E. getting off the...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We were recommended to Patrick by some Americans we had met on a cruise. He is a brilliant man who answers all emails with lots of info. We also wanted to lay flowers at a memorial on Sappers Hill during our Falklands visit and Patrick...More

Thank Philip P
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This was an experience from meeting our guide, a local who has his own 4x4 to seeing the penguins. We headed down the road to our meeting point with other 4x4's taking the Patrick Watts 4xr4 to Volunteer Point. Off we went cross country and...More

Thank JaniceRW
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

a wonderful trip from Stanley but it takes approx. 3 hours, the last 11 miles are off road driving and not for the faint hearted. Fantastic wildlife and the largest king penguin colony in the Falklands

Thank chieva
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We had heard about Patrick Watts and his tours on the Falkland Islands so we booked a tour to Volunteer Point with him about 6 months in advance. When we came off our cruise ship tender, Patrick and his drivers were waiting at the end...More

Thank mj1062018
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

.We met our guide Roy, who works for Patrick Watts and he met us in his 4 by 4 jeep At the pier in Stanley.We were on a gravel road for about 1/2 an hour and then the next hour and a half we were...More

Thank CruiseHolidaysOakvil
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away835
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Response from Michael W | Reviewed this property |
We went on Jimmy Curtis' tour and we booked it primarily because the cruise lines ones were already full but he goes to the same spot at the cruise lines and he is less expensive especially because we had a larger party. He... More
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away835
24 August 2017|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
We were on a Holland America cruise and booked the tour through them. I've been searching for who runs tours out of Stanley and none of the names are ringing any bells. I'm sorry to not be more helpful (and also apologize... More
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Response from hilltopOxon | Reviewed this property |
We went with Jim Curtis who was excellent and got us back in time for the boat's departure at 16.00 , His e mail is jim . tan at horizon . co . fk . You can mention Chris's recommendation! It's well worthwhile ,wrap up... More
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