Falkland Islands GuideThe Falkland Islands consist of two main islands and several hundred smaller islands in the south Atlantic Ocean, off the east coast of southern South America. HotelsFind hotels in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Lima, Bogota and more.
In Falkland IslandsStanleyStanley, formerly known as Port Stanley, is the capital of the Falkland Islands. This city was founded in 1843, and today is home to more than 2,115 people. New IslandNew Island is in the western part of the Falkland Islands, nearly 150 miles from Stanley. Pebble IslandPebble Island is in the northern portion of the Falkland Islands. The island is comprised of 22,000 acres and has a total length of twenty-four miles, making it the third largest offshore island in the Falklands. Sea Lion IslandSea Lion Island is the most southerly inhabited island in the Falkland Islands, located approximately ten miles south of mainland East Falkland. Saunders IslandSaunders Island is located in the northern part of the Falkland Islands. It is a working sheep farm, but also one of the premier wildlife destinations in the Falklands. Carcass IslandCarcass Island is in the northwestern portion of the Falkland Islands. It is a favorite of birders due to the fact that it is one of the only islands in the country with no introduced rats, cats, or other predatory animals, so land-breeding birds have not been affected. Port HowardPort Howard is a small settlement located on the island of West Falkland in the Falkland Islands. West Point IslandWest Point Island is in the northwestern portion of the Falkland Islands. West Point Island is frequented by cruise ships that drop passengers off for day trips. Goose GreenGoose Green is a small settlement located on the island of East Falkland in the Falkland Islands.