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10 Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands

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Falkland Islands Tourist Attractions: 10 Top Places to Visit

Planning to visit Falkland Islands? Check out our Falkland Islands Travel Guide video and see top most Tourist Attractions in Falkland Islands.

Top Places to visit in Falkland Islands:
Stanley, Christ Church Cathedral and the Whalebone Arch, The Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust, Falklands War Memorial, West Falkland Island, Port Howard, Port Edgar, Steeple Jason Island, Pebble Island, Sea Lion Island

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Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands

Best Places to Visit in Falkland Islands
Covering an area of around 7,500 square kilometers in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean, the Falkland Islands - Islas Malvinas to the Argentinians - encompass some 778 islands. Despite the fact they're only 483 kilometers off the coast of Argentina and 12,000 kilometers from England, the islands are a British Overseas Territory. The two largest islands in the archipelago, West Falkland and East Falkland, are where you'll find the majority of this tiny country's 3,000 or so residents (most of them of British descent).
Despite its remote location - or perhaps because of it - these cold, hilly islands attract a surprising number of tourists. Served by direct flights from the UK and South America, as well as visited by many cruise ships, the Falklands are perfectly situated to tap into the growing demand for tourists visiting the Antarctic. The Falklands' main attraction is undoubtedly its wildlife; it boasts numerous species of birds and marine mammals, along with a number of great tour options that will get you up close to them. Other popular Falkland Island activities include fishing, trekking, hiking, climbing, kayaking, and mountain biking. Find the best places to visit with our list of the top-rated tourist attractions in the Falkland Islands.

1. Stanley
2.Pebble Island
3.Carcass Island
4.Sea Lion Island
5.The Penguins of Volunteer Point
6.West Falkland Island and Port Howard
7.South Georgia Island
8. South Georgia Museum
9.Bleaker Island
10.Darwin (& Goose Green)
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The Falkland Islands

Recorded February 18, 2009.

The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located 300 miles from the coast of Argentina. They consist of two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland, together with 776 smaller islands. Stanley, on East Falkland, is the capital. The islands are a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom.

Stanley (formerly known as Port Stanley) is the capital and only true city in the Falkland Islands. It is located on the isle of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope, south of Stanley Harbour, in one of the wettest parts of the islands. As of the 2006 census, the city had a population of 2,115.

The video begins aboard the Star Princess as we sail into Stanley Harbor in the Falkland Islands. Next there is a tour of the town of Stanley complete with comments from our colorful local guide. Next is a visit to the penguin colony at Gypsy Cove. The video then concludes with our sail away from the Falkland Islands aboard the Star Princess.

You can see more of Gypsy Cove in my video @

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Falkland Islands | A Journey to the Bottom of the Earth

Come along on a journey to the bottom of the earth on my two week trip to the Falkland Islands. I assembled this video to show you what I saw and hopefully, I can make you feel, at least a little bit, the way I did when leaving the Falklands.

And for those of you who might not know that much about the Falkland Islands, I also added a real brief history of the islands and a little bit about the Falklands War.

The Falkland Islands are one of those rare places left where you can escape the modern world. Located 300 miles to the east of the bottom tip of South America. Their remote location has left the Falklands a place for one of a kind wildlife encounters.

Of all the places we’ve visited in recent years the Falklands are unlike any of the others – and I think that is was what I grew to love about the Falklands the most.

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Also, check out the Volunteer Point King Penguin Video:
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Welcome to the Falkland Islands

This short film gives a glimpse into the many experiences on offer in the Falkland Islands. From the dramatic landscapes to incredible wildlife and the warm hospitality of the locals. A must-see destination.

South America & Antarctica Explorer Port Stanley, Falkland Islands 2 15 2017

A visit to Port Stanley, Falkland Islands as one of many stops while on a South American cruise. We toured the greater area of Stanley by bus, then walked the main streets of the port city, visited the local museum and had lunch at Bitter Sweet where we enjoyed some fish & chips and a local beer.
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Falkland Islands 2014

A video memory of our visit to Stanley on Falkland Islands in March 2014. We enjoyed our visit on a very windy and wet day which did not help with photography.

Stanley---The capital of the Falkland Islands (UK) seen from the harbour

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Falkland Islands for foodies

What is there to eat in the Falklands? Plenty! Falkland Islanders are proud of their hearty home-cooked food and delicious desserts. Wherever you visit, you will not go hungry.



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Patagonia TOP 10 best places to visit

Patagonia is a region in South America, share by Chile and Argentina. In the Southern Andes you will find dramatic landscapes like deserts, pampas and grasslands (with guanaco). This region is located just north of Tierra del Fuego. The amazingly stunning Carretera Austral runs through this area and is a great roadtrip on your holiday. When you visit Patagonia, make sure you visit these highlights, as these are the best things to do in Patagonia:

1. Torres del Paine (Parque Nacional Torres del Paine)
The iconic of Patagonia: the three giant granite peaks are well worth the visit! Whether you want to do a day hike or the W circuit multi-day hike, this will be one of the highlights!
Cheapest stay: goo.gl/P64qgJ
Closet to track: goo.gl/6VeMBi

2. Cerro Fitz Roy ( El Chalten, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares)
Mount Fitz Roy is located on the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. It is among the most challenging mountains to climb, but the views from the bottom are also fabulous!
Great stay at this B&B: goo.gl/PVMBR8

3. Cavernas de Marmol (Puerto Rio Tranquilo)
This Marble cathedral is a natural wonder, consisting of formations of calcium carbonate. It is located on the shore of the General Lake Carrera and can only be reached by boat.
Explore the area from your own (discount) bungalow: goo.gl/Jv4WVs

4. Ventisquero Colgante (Parque Nacional Queulat)
Also called the hanging glacier, this stunning glacier is hanging above a cliff. You can either walk the short way to the lookout or be amazed by the glacier and the surroundings from a boat.
great accommodation: goo.gl/GpZNGc

5. Salto del Laja (Bio Bio region)
These waterfalls of the Laja river are spectacular in every sense. Where the river is calm upstream, downstream it gets more and more like a rapid as the waters rush through a deep and narrow canyon.
Nice and comfortable pace near the waterfalls: goo.gl/FXbkVs

6. Volcan Chaiten (Parque Nacional Pumalin)
This volcano is easily to be climbed for great views from the ever active volcano. The most recent eruption was in 2008!
For a complete stay: goo.gl/Kq2Ep7

7. Araucaria Araucana (Parque Nacional Nahuelbuta)
The Monkey Puzzle trees in the area near Temuco are dated to be 2000 years old. The many walking paths give you a great opportunity the view these impressive trees.
recommended stay: goo.gl/ruanWJ

8. Villarica Volcan (Parque Nacional Villarica)
Also known as Rucapihan, this is one of the most active volcanoes of Chile and is located in the Central Chilean Valley. The hike to the top is truly amazing, although it can be dangerous when there is too much snow.
Great views best value: goo.gl/rW75wK

9. Perito Moreno (El Calafate, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares)
This immense glacier is one of the few glaciers worldwide that are advancing. It is easy to go to the large viewing platform and see enormous pieces of ice collapse into the water.
Fabulous views and great Patagonian breackfast: goo.gl/EEECJC

10. Mirador Cuernos (Parque Nacional Torres del Paine)
The views on the Torres are truly beautiful from this side of the lake. There are plenty of walking tracks to several lookouts for the best views.

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Things To Do In Krabi - 10 Best Krabi Attractions

Top ten things to see and do in Krabi, Thailand. A nature and culture destination close to Phuket, Krabi has lots to offer. Here are 10 top Krabi attractions:
1. Andaman Sea island hopping
2. Soaking in the Nam Tok Ron hot stream waterfall
3. Swimming in the Sa Morakot Emerald Pool
4. Rock climbing
5. Exploring the Ban Bor Tor caves for 3000-year-old paintings
6. Taking a long tail boat to lunch
7. Tuk tuk ride through the countryside
8. Roaming the night market
9. Learning to cook at Ya's Cooking School
10. Visiting the Wat Khlong Tom museum

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Falkland Island - English

A short visit of the Falkland Islands
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Falkland Islands

The Falklands are a great place to relax and unwind. From personal encounters of the wildlife kind, to wilderness trout fishing, hiking and self-exploration to guided tours of our key cultural and historic sites - we invite you to discover all the Falklands has on offer.

Video brought to you by Travelindex Network and Travel & Tourism Foundation. More travel and tourism information and travel videos at:


Falkland Islands The Great Outdoors

The Falklands offers the outdoor enthusiast an unrivalled backdrop to enjoy a huge variety of activities. Fishing, Photography, hiking, sailing, painting, kayaking to name but a few of the activities available to enjoy in one of the last great wilderness destinations.

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Falkland Islands - Island Hopping FIGAS dometic flight

Watch as we visit Hill Cove, Saunders Island and Carcass Island. Falkland Islands Government Air Service (FIGAS) domestic flight taken on Britten Norman Islander aircraft originating in Stanley. Taken March 2013.
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Falkland Islands Jetty Centre

For many visitors, the Falklands are reached via cruise ships and this shows what you can expect to find when you first arrive at Stanley...friendly people and great experiences waiting for you.

Falkland Islands 2015

I visited the Falkland Islands twice in 2015. It's one of the best places I've ever been.

Falkland Islands - wildlife and heritage

Watch the three-part Britain's Treasure Islands documentary series on BBC FOUR, starting Tue 12 Apr 2016 21:00. (repeated Wed 13 Apr 2016 20:00).

This mini-documentary explores the wildlife, history and cultures of the Falkland Islands. This UK Overseas Territory is a treasure trove of natural history, with commerson dolphin, enormous elephant seals, penguins and some of the largest albatross colonies on Earth. We follow Charles Darwin's footsteps across the Falklands (for he spent twice as long here as he did in the Galapagos), we find striated caracaras - the most southerly bird of prey. These extraordinary raptors stole items from Charles Darwin and mugged presenter Stewart McPherson whilst filming! While many of the islands of the Falklands archipelago have been impacted by mankind, we visit an island with intact tussock vegetation which enables perhaps the greatest natural wonder of the Falklands; thousands of sooty shearwaters, which return back to their nests en-mass each evening.

This film is one of forty mini-documentaries made from the footage not used in the broadcast series.

Visit to view all 40 mini-documentaries free of charge.

Please note: although complementary to the BBC FOUR series, the 40 short mini-documentaries are not commissioned or editorially overseen by BBC.

To discovery the wildlife, history and cultures of all of the UK Overseas Territories, please visit

BRITAIN'S TREASURE ISLANDS - MINI-DOCUMENTARIES

Introduction

Overview of the UK Overseas Territories
Filming the Britain’s Treasure Islands TV documentary series
Stewart McPherson’s lecture at the Royal Geographical Society

Mini-documentaries about each of the UK Overseas Territories

Ascension Island – wildlife and heritage
Saint Helena – wildlife and heritage
Tristan da Cunha – wildlife and heritage
Falkland Islands – wildlife and heritage
South Georgia – wildlife and heritage
British Antarctic Territory – wildlife and heritage
British Indian Ocean Territory – wildlife and heritage
Pitcairn Islands – wildlife and heritage
Bermuda – wildlife and heritage
Cayman Islands – wildlife and heritage
British Virgin Islands – wildlife and heritage
Montserrat – wildlife and heritage
Anguilla – wildlife and heritage
Turks and Caicos Islands – wildlife and heritage
Akrotiri and Dhekelia – wildlife and heritage
Gibraltar – wildlife and heritage

Mini-documentaries about specific subjects on particular UK Overseas Territories

Ascension Island – natives and aliens
Ascension Island – supplying the garrison
Saint Helena – wirebird conservation
Saint Helena – plant conservation
Life on Tristan da Cunha – the World’s Most Remote Inhabited Island
Tristan da Cunha – the Monster Mice of Gough Island
Falkland Islands – Jimmy the ex-whaler
British Indian Ocean Territory – coconut crabs
British Indian Ocean Territory – seabirds
British Indian Ocean Territory – underwater
Pitcairn Islands – Henderson Island’s wildlife
Life on Pitcairn Island – home of the descendants of the mutineers from HMS Bounty

Mini-documentaries about systematic wildlife groups across all of the UK Overseas Territories

Terrestrial Invertebrates of the UK Overseas Territories
Amphibians and Reptiles of the UK Overseas Territories
Plants of the UK Overseas Territories
Mammals of the UK Overseas Territories
Birds of the UK Overseas Territories
Marine Life of the UK Overseas Territories

Overview mini-documentaries

Conservation Lessons of the UKOTs
Islands of Evolution
Overview of the Britain’s Treasure Islands book
Shipping 5,000 books to all UK secondary schools COMING SOON
Overview of Britain’s Treasure Islands TV documentary series

Life on Tristan da Cunha – the World's Most Remote Inhabited Island

Watch the three-part Britain's Treasure Islands documentary series on BBC FOUR, starting Tue 12 Apr 2016 21:00. (repeated Wed 13 Apr 2016 20:00).

This mini-documentary follows Stewart McPherson's journey to Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited island in the world. We meet the Tristanians and an interview with ex-chief islander Harold Green reveals what life is like in Tristan's only settlement, Edinburgh of the Seven Seas.



Please note: although complementary to the BBC FOUR series, the 40 short mini-documentaries are not commissioned or editorially overseen by BBC.

BRITAIN'S TREASURE ISLANDS - MINI-DOCUMENTARIES

Introduction

Overview of the UK Overseas Territories
Filming the Britain’s Treasure Islands TV documentary series
Stewart McPherson’s lecture at the Royal Geographical Society

Mini-documentaries about each of the UK Overseas Territories

Ascension Island – wildlife and heritage
Saint Helena – wildlife and heritage
Tristan da Cunha – wildlife and heritage
Falkland Islands – wildlife and heritage
South Georgia – wildlife and heritage
British Antarctic Territory – wildlife and heritage
British Indian Ocean Territory – wildlife and heritage
Pitcairn Islands – wildlife and heritage
Bermuda – wildlife and heritage
Cayman Islands – wildlife and heritage
British Virgin Islands – wildlife and heritage
Montserrat – wildlife and heritage
Anguilla – wildlife and heritage
Turks and Caicos Islands – wildlife and heritage
Akrotiri and Dhekelia – wildlife and heritage
Gibraltar – wildlife and heritage

Mini-documentaries about specific subjects on particular UK Overseas Territories

Ascension Island – natives and aliens
Ascension Island – supplying the garrison
Saint Helena – wirebird conservation
Saint Helena – plant conservation
Life on Tristan da Cunha – the World’s Most Remote Inhabited Island
Tristan da Cunha – the Monster Mice of Gough Island
Falkland Islands – Jimmy the ex-whaler
British Indian Ocean Territory – coconut crabs
British Indian Ocean Territory – seabirds
British Indian Ocean Territory – underwater
Pitcairn Islands – Henderson Island’s wildlife
Life on Pitcairn Island – home of the descendants of the mutineers from HMS Bounty

Mini-documentaries about systematic wildlife groups across all of the UK Overseas Territories

Terrestrial Invertebrates of the UK Overseas Territories
Amphibians and Reptiles of the UK Overseas Territories
Plants of the UK Overseas Territories
Mammals of the UK Overseas Territories
Birds of the UK Overseas Territories
Marine Life of the UK Overseas Territories

Overview mini-documentaries

Conservation Lessons of the UKOTs
Islands of Evolution
Overview of the Britain’s Treasure Islands book
Shipping 5,000 books to all UK secondary schools COMING SOON
Overview of Britain’s Treasure Islands TV documentary series

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