These remote, windswept islands with a human population of about 3000, support half a million sheep, and as many as a million penguins during the summer nesting season, making it one of the world’s great penguin capitals. Five of the 17 species are represented – Rockhoppers, Magellenic, King, Gentoo, and Macaroni – and observing their antics is a most pleasurable pursuit. Get a glimpse of the lives of the Falklands’ human residents as well, and learn what it means to inhabit this far off corner of the earth.

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Christ Church Cathedral

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Christ Church Cathedral

Stanley’s most iconic building, the Christ Church Cathedral is the southernmost cathedral in the world. With an unmistakable front arch made from the jawbones of two blue whales, the Cathedral is home to intricate stained-glass windows that tell the story of the Falklands’ rich history.

Falkland Islands Museum

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Falkland Islands Museum

Discover artifacts that tell the story of everyday life in Stanley, as well as natural-history specimens and displays highlighting the community’s unique relationship with the sea. Don’t miss the exhibits showcasing the important role Stanley played in the exploration of Antarctica.

1914 Battle of the Falklands Memorial

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1914 Battle of the Falklands Memorial

This obelisk on the water’s edge commemorates the famous WWI naval engagement between British and German forces. The world’s most southerly memorial to the Great War, take a break here after exploring Stanley for a moment of introspection before returning to the ship.

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands At a glance

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