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Volunteer Point

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“patrick watts”(50 reviews)
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East Falkland F1QQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes it is a bumpy ride to get to Vounteer Point In the Falklands but it is worth it and takes about two hours or little less to get there but once there you can literally walk amongst the penguins in their own habitat. Have...More

2  Thank AnnC942
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Tony arranged to pick us up from Stanley a little later than scheduled to avoid the cruise ship tours. He was friendly and informative as he drove along roads that became progressively smaller, until for the last hour or so they vanished altogether. We watched...More

1  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A long, bumpy, fun ride through wasteland to get there. Deserted except for a small ranger station and visitor's shack - and thousands of penquins. The place to go to see these little guys. Three species - mostly Kings.

2  Thank Calvert T
Reviewed 9 April 2018

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

4  Thank macca2525
Reviewed 2 April 2018

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

1  Thank snoopy647
Reviewed 30 March 2018

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
Reviewed 28 March 2018

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

1  Thank figtree3333
Reviewed 23 March 2018

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

2  Thank Tom C
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
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

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25 August 2017|
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