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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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East Falkland F1QQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mom, daughter, and I took a “girls trip” to South America on the Royal Princess in January of this year. We booked directly with Jimmy Curtis and had an incredible adventure! We were fortunate to have Pete take us out to “Volunteer Point” and...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Volunteer Point (VP) is a must go area if you like Penguins and excitment over 4 wheel drive up hill experience. The road from Pier to VP is acceptable except one uphill one go adventure, the 4 wheel drive really has to gear up nearly...More

3  Thank kingmak
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The trip from Stanley to Volunteer Point took about 2.5 hours in a 4WD vehicle—roads, open land, even across a shallow river. An amazing experience in itself. Dress for it. Even in February (late summer), it was very windy and cold. Being in penguin heaven...More

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A must see destination. It is accessed by 4 wheel drive and if it wasn't for the biting cold you would think you had landed on a Caribbean Island. White sands and brilliant blue seas.........and penguins lots of beautiful penguins. I could have stayed there...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was highlight of our fifteen day cruise. The ride is done in four wheel drive vehicles and takes about two and half hours. The ride is worth it as we found penguins galore. We had a very strong wind with sand hitting us in...More

4  Thank Larry M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We took a 4WD tour to Volunteer Point and had no idea how exciting the trip would be. Our driver was a charming young local mother who does the tours out of absolute passion for the Falklands. We drove out of Stanley in a convoy...More

3  Thank Judith G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Falklands after leaving Stanley are basically barren. Not a whole lot of people but an awful lot of wind. It’s a very long ride to the Penguins, some on paved roads and many on dirt and finally no road. But you get to see...More

4  Thank nancy s
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was the highlight of our 15-day cruise! We booked Estancia Excursions in advance from home. Once off the ship we jumped into a Land Rover with another couple and our driver Dan. Drove on paved roads, then gravel, then through the bogs. What an...More

3  Thank storytime
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Had a great tour at Stanley with the Patrick Watts tour group. Good correspondence prior to getting there on the Crown Princess and we were met at the dock by Patrick and he assigned us to a driver and the first 4-5 vehicles took off...More

6  Thank Bruce Thomas Ja... A
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Bit of a nightmare to get to if you can't get on a helicopter. Land owner is friendly and will point out where to go and do's and don'ts. From the start there are penguins in holes and all over the beach. The beach had...More

1  Thank Shaun D
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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
25 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
28 March 2017|
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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