Bluff Cove Lagoon, East Falkland

Best known for its tuxedoed inhabitants, Bluff Cove Lagoon provides a natural habitat for over 3,000 Gentoo penguins and a growing colony of King and Magellanic penguins. A small cropping of pristine beach shelters the lagoon, making a safe penguin haven. Get to the island by ferry to catch a glimpse of its penguin population, and explore at closer range with an ATV or Land Rover tour offered by many companies. A quaint cafe on site serves cakes, scones, and tea, and provides a viewing platform from which to watch the curious birds. Put Bluff Cove Lagoon into our East Falkland trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Unbelievable penguin experience. The 4 x 4 part of the trip wasn't that long and the driver was friendly and very informative. The cove itself had penguins everywhere. While you can't pass the flags m...  more »
  • The people of the Falkland Islands are a proud lot. They will be happy to tell you about their home, adopted or otherwise. Seems a high percentage ultimately return to the isolated, rugged beauty of t...  more »
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