Tours “Fabulous beaches and turquoise water...”

We offer guided off-road tours in 4x4 vehicles. Your driver/guide will provide information and interpretation to help you get the most from your visit to Pebble Island. Staying with us for three nights and being able to do a full day tour in both directions is the ideal scenario for any visitor.

The following tours are available:

THE WEST END

This tour covers the elongated, more rugged part of the island to the west of the settlement, where a mixture of fine scenery, nature and war history can be enjoyed. Highlights include:

  • Pebble airstrip – the location of the famous SAS raid (The first land based action of the 82 conflict) including the remains of a Skyvan and an SAS commemorative cairn
  • The poignant HMS Coventry Memorial on First Mountain
  • The remains of several Argentine Daggers/Mirage, shot down over Pebble
  • Three lovely mountains (First, Middle and Marble) with beautiful rock formations and diverse flora
  • Views of a wonderful Southern Giant Petrel colony
  • Fabulous beaches and turquoise water at Green Rincon and Berntsen Bay
  • The Argentine Learjet memorial for the airmen who were shot down and crashed near Marble Mountain
  • Numerous accessible Gentoo and Magellanic colonies some in rather unusual positions a long way from the ocean
  • One of the Falklands largest Rockhopper colonies, which included 6 breeding Macaroni in 2013/14
  • Nesting Variable Hawks, Turkey Vultures, Skuas, Peregrine Falcons & Caracaras (Striated & Southern)
  • Fine views of the West Falkland mainland and the neighbouring islands – Keppel and Saunders

COST: £ 78 GBP per person. Duration: 6 - 8 hours, depending on weather and specific interests.

ADDITIONAL: A drop-off service is available for those who prefer to be independent. Please ask about availability and rates

THE EAST END

This tour covers the low-level wetlands and dramatic sea cliffs east of the settlement, and is very much a wildlife extravaganza. Some highlights include:

  • Driving on the beautiful wineglass curve of Elephant Beach – The longest sand beach in the Falklands with a great chance to see Commerson’s dolphins offshore and numerous species of seabirds in the inter-tidal zone
  • The old beaver float plane jetty on Big Pond
  • Winding our way through the wetland region where all 18 resident breeding species of waterfowl are found in our fresh water ponds with frequent sighting of wonderful species like Black Necked Swans, Chiloé Wigeon & Silver Teal. We also have regular sightings of rare visitors and vagrants like the Red Shoveler and the Cinnamon Teal
  • The spectacular cliffs of Cape Tamar with many nesting turkey vulture, rock shags and frequent numbers of South American Sea Lions
  • The chance to see Albatross flying offshore and to spot passing whales from the cliff tops later in the season
  • Traversing the ‘Penguin Coastline’ which has some of the highest concentrations of Magellanic penguins in the Falklands
  • Several excellent and easily accessible Rockhopper colonies, some of which are combined with Imperial Shag colonies
  • The dazzling blue waters of Ship Harbour and Cape Evans
  • Numerous accessible Gentoo and Magellanic colonies with scavengers and predators frequently wheeling in the skies above

COST: £ 78 GBP per person. Duration: 6 - 8 hours, depending on weather and specific interests.

ADDITIONAL: A drop-off service is available for those who prefer to be independent. Please ask about availability and rates