For most, visiting the Falkland Islands is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Located at the end of the world – roughly 288 miles (463 km) from the Patagonia coast – the Falklands teem with marine life. Sea lions lounge indifferently against wind-rapped rocks while various seabirds – most notably giant petrels, albatross and cormorants – compete for ideal feeding grounds.
But what really draws people are penguins. Lots of them. In fact, up to one million penguins come here to nest each year, and you can watch several thousand waddling along the coastline.Continue