Join your guide for a truly exclusive tour OF
Kidney Island. During your launch trip out to Kidney Island you may see the majestic Black Browed Albatross flying effortlessly by or Peale's Dolphins swimming IN
the bow wave OF
On Kidney Island you can experience the microcosm OF
Falklands wildlife IN
a totally unspoilt environment. Large numbers OF
the Falklands endemic Cobb's Wrens as well as Tussac birds can be found amongst the boulders on the landing beach.
At the bases OF
the tall mature tussac bogs, you will find a honeycomb OF
burrows that are the homes OF
breeding pairs OF
Sooty Shearwaters and White Chinned Petrels; Large rafts OF
these birds can be found gathering offshore IN
the late afternoon, ready for coming ashore to feed their young during the hours OF
On the northern coast, about 350 pairs OF
Rockhopper Penguins and 100 pairs OF
King Cormorants breed on the cliffs. You will want to keep a sharp eye out for the odd Macaroni Penguin that has bred amongst the Rockhoppers IN
the last few years.
the other birds that breed on Kidney Island are the Short Eared Owl, Grass Wren, Black Crowned Night Heron and Black Chinned Siskin.
Southern Sea Lions can be seen playing IN
the kelp or sleeping on the beaches.
It is essential that you wear warm, layered clothing IN
order to fully enjoy and participate IN
this excursion. Good walking shoes and waterproof clothing are also recommended. Be sure to wear sunscreen as the wind and sun can burn. There are no restrooms available on the trip so a stop before the journey is recommended. This is a strenuous tour with some steep climbs.
THIS TOUR CAN ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN IF WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE ABSOLUTELY PERFECT
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