Located in Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands, Estancia Excursions is a tour operator run by Nyree Heathman.
Estancia Excursions provides an array of tours and day trips giving visitors the chance to explore the Islands’ impressive wildlife and delve into its fascinating history. With many years’ experience in the tourism industry, Nyree guarantees a reliable, professional and friendly service for visitors to this remote South Atlantic archipelago.
Among the tours offered are day trips to Volunteer Point to see the Falklands’ largest King Penguin rookery. Mingling with over 2000 breeding pairs of King Penguins and their cute fluffy chicks, as well as the numerous Gentoo and Magellanic Penguins that this location has to offer, isn’t to be missed.
For those with an interest in Falklands history they also conduct battlefield tours to Darwin, Goose Green and San Carlos, sharing their knowledge of the Falklands way of life as the road meanders through farms where you may spot shepherds working. The Stanley Mountains Battlefield Tour will give you a deep insight into the history of the 1982 Falklands War as you visit the mountain tops that hosted the battles for Stanley, and pay your respects at the many memorials along the way.
Meanwhile, visitors with a passion for wildlife can embark on a tour to Cape Bougainville to view the famous Rockhopper Penguins and possibly even spot an elusive Macaroni Penguin or two. Here you can also observe King Cormorants crash landing into the cliff top rookeries that they share with the penguins, or take a trip to Whale Point to see the docile Elephant Seals slumbering on the beach and surrounding grassy slopes. You can also spot some of the finest birds of the Islands such as Variable Hawk, Ruddy Headed Geese and the endemic Flightless Steamer Duck.
Whatever your interests they have a tour for you.
|Address: 7 Allardyce Street, Stanley, Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ
Phone: +500 52400