Falkland Photo Tour

The beautiful unspoilt Falkland Islands is one of the last true wilderness areas on our planet. The stark beauty of this SubAntarctic island group off the Southern tip of South America leaves an everlasting impression. From wide open Penguin filled beaches to rocky slopes covered with Black Browed Albatros we take you to the heart of this spectacular wonder. Together with our Professional Tusk Photo host photographer there to share all the tips and secretes on how to get the best from this unbelievable wilderness jewel.

The Falkland Photo Tour:

This tour is aimed at those looking for the next level in Wildlife, Birdlife and Landscape photography. The Falkland Islands has it all and will leave you absolutely dumbstruck. Being uninhabited for centuries the wildlife in general are not afraid of photographers walking amongst them. This means we can approach subjects like Penguins, Albatrosses and Elephant Seals to name but a few, to within just a few meters and photograph these animals without placing any stress on the animal or environment. It also means we can work with different angles and photographic approaches giving free reign to our creative photographic art. If ever you were looking for a tour where the creative side to your photography will be pushed to new limits... this is it - Falklands!

 

Tour Highlights:

  • Unrivaled photographic opportunities with Penguins.
  • Penguin species include - King, Gentoo, Magelenic, Rock Hopper and even Macaroni Penguin
  • Close encounters with Elephant Seal & Sea Lion
  • Good chance of Orca and other whale species
  • Several thousand Black Browed Albatros in colonies
  • Small group for personal attention
  • Unlimited activities
  • We visit 5 different islands making sure we get the best areas covered
  • Opportunity to work on several creative photographic approaches (Angles, Lights, lenses, Settings etc)

Tour Itinerary

  • Arrive Mount Pleasant Airport and stay at the beautiful Waterfront Boutique Hotel Stanley

  • Morning flight to Carcass Island. Afternoon shoot on the island

  • Carcass Island with full day trip by boat to West Point Island

  • We fly to Sea Lion Island

  • Explore and photograph Sea Lion Island

  • Explore and photograph Sea Lion Island

  • Explore and photograph Sea Lion Island

  • Explore and photograph Sea Lion Island

  • We fly to Bleaker Island

  • Explore and photograph Bleaker Island

  • We fly to Stanley and transfer to Volunteer Point

  • Explore and photograph Volunteer Point

  • Explore and photograph Volunteer Point

  • Transfer to Stanley and stay at Waterfront Boutique hotel

  • Transfer to Mount Pleasant Airport and fly home u2013 end of tour

The Falkland Photo Tour:

Consisting of 778 Islands one can see that the island group is rather large. At Tusk Photo we have used our local knowledge of the area putting a tour together to capture the best possible diversity and range of images and subjects possible. On this tour we visit six different areas on five different islands making sure we cover the magnificent wildlife and birdlife on a variety of different locations and settings.

From magnificent un-spoilt beaches with thousands of penguins, rocky cliffs covered in Black-Browed Albatross nests to tidal pools that are surrounded with giant Elephant seals and Sea Lions.

We use every opportunity and situation to work on a variety of photographic disciplines such as wide-angle landscapes and wildlife to long lens telephoto work. Expect great opportunity to use flash, macro and other creative photographic disciplines. We will share all our best kept secretes on how to get the best results. This tour is simply an unbelievable photographic journey into true natural beauty.

 

Tour Highlights:

  • Unrivaled photographic opportunities with Penguins.
  • Penguin species include – King, Gentoo, Magelenic, Rock Hopper and even Macaroni Penguin
  • Close encounters with Elephant Seal & Sea Lion
  • Good chance of Orca and other whale species
  • Several thousand Black Browed Albatros in colonies
  • Small group for personal attention
  • Unlimited activities
  • We visit 5 different islands making sure we get the best areas covered

 

Included:

  • Services of Tusk Photo hosts
  • 14 Nights accommodation at 5 different locations
  • All meals except for the Waterfront Hotel
  • All domestic flights between the various Islands
  • All activities
  • All private transfers

 

Not included:

  • No drinks are included throughout the tour
  • No dinners & drinks at the Waterfront Hotel (2 nights)
  • Visas
  • Gratuities,
  • Purchases of a personal nature.
  • International flights to and from Mount Pleasant Airport.
  • Extra weight for small aircraft @ £1.40 per kg per flight

Dates & Prices

Departure Date Return Date Tour Cost SADC Rate Availability Location
19 January 20192 February 2019GBP 6985N/A2Book View More
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9 February 201923 February 2019GBP 6985N/A3Book View More
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17 February 20183 March 2018GBP 6350N/AfullView More
Hosts: Wim van den Heever | Share:

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