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Bertha's Beach

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Mare Harbour Road, Mount Pleasant, East Falkland FIQQ 1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We arranged a trip to Bertha's Beach and Gypsy Cove through Patrick Watts. He was waiting as promised at the dock and as soon as the other couple who shared our driver came off the ship, we were on our way. Our driver was Dave,...More

Thank RoadTripRoger
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I will not be of any help regarding information re the company that took us in a van to Bertha's Beach because I booked the tour with HAL and did not pay attention to their name. I expect that with all tour operators you will...More

Thank boocat149
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Truly an excellent beach to be among the Gentoo (they are gentle) penguins. You can thoroughly enjoy their company provided you follow Patrick's advice. We were given over an hour to be with these inquisitive, friendly and playful birds in their habitat. Patrick provided an...More

Thank Jai B
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Visited her in January (Falkland's summer!). The beach is spotless and barely disturbed by human presence. It is about a 40 minute walk to where the penguins are and it is well worth it! Gentoo and Magellanic penguins were in abundance and we also saw...More

Thank ddd9
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This beach is located in close proximity to the main British base on these islands. To obtain access you must obtain the landowners permission (Fitzroy Farm) & a key to unlock the gate to drive down to the parking area. There is now a mobile...More

Thank Boiywlad
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We booked independently with Penguin Travel as the cruise operator tours were full and very expensive in comparison. We originally booked the trip to Volunteer Point however on the day we were late getting off the ship and sadly missed the trip. On arrival at...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great expanses of open sand and plenty of opportunities to swim with dolphins. Good place to see Gentoo Penguins too.

Thank Johnno884
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Ha, I got sun burn on this beach in just half an hour on Christmas Day 1990. Loads of penguins to see, clear cold water and clean sand. I never want to return though....the Queens shilling was enough for me.

Thank oi y
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a beautiful spot - quite amazing! The beach is pristine, gorgeous white sand and spectacular waves. One thing to be aware of, walking with the wind behind you is so much easier than walking into it so don't go too far down the...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We arranged for a tour through Patrick Watts and our guide drove us to this spot to see some penguins. We saw gentoos and a couple of rockhoppers. It was the highlight of the trip. Be warned, though: if you get carsick, this is not...More

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Ingfried H
9 October 2016|
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Response from AnanB | Reviewed this property |
There are no busses. You'll need to go by car, get the permissions and keys for the gates and drive to the beach.