This is a highlights tour of Stanley, to give the visitor an insight into this southerly capital. For the visitor short on time, but wishing to leave with a wealth of knowledge about this unique capital, then this is the tour for you.
Passengers will firstly be met by a local guide to get an introduction to the Falklands small capital. As the coach drives along Ross Road, Stanley’s main Street which runs along the sea front, the guide will point out places of interest. An official Stanley guide book, which is part of the tour, will come in handy to make the Stanley introduction more rewarding.
Apart from the major highlights, which include the Cathedral with its Whale Bone Arch, the 1982 Battle Memorial, wrecks of the old sailing ships, a private whalebone display, the Stanley Airport, Minefields, and some of Stanley’s original houses, passengers will also see the Hospital, Government House, The Community School, The Mizzen Mast from the famous ‘SS Great Britain’, and Stanley’s various hotels to give passengers an idea of the Islanders’ daily life in this rugged, remote but beautiful location. The guides commentary and stories will provide additional insight about the Falklands’ Heritage, social habits and economy.
Passengers will also be taken out of the town and will be able to see the stunning view of Stanley from the bottom of the harbour and the shipwreck of the Lady Elizabeth. Various species of flora and fauna can also be seen on this tour, including the Upland Goose and Flightless Steamer duck. At the end of your tour we will return to the Visitors Centre.
- Language: English
- Max participants: 80