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Lying to the northwest of the Falklands archipelago, this
is one of the most picturesque outer-lying islands. In its 100+ years of habitation this
island has had only three owners, all environmentally conscious, and an absence of cats
and rats, making the luxuriant, well established hedges and trees an attractive home to
many small birds such as the Cobbs wren, Black-chinned siskins and Falklands thrush.
The sandy beaches, rolling hills and low cliffs are superb platforms from which to view
the multitude of sea and shore birds that either breed or feed on and around this island.
These include Gentoo and Magellanic penguin, Yellow-billed pintail and Flightless steamer
ducks, Magellanic oystercatchers, the rare Striated caracara and Red-backed hawk. A
growing colony of Southern elephant seals can be found at the far north west point of the
West Point Island...
Now available from Carcass Island:Day Excursions to Steeple & Grand Jason Islands and overnight stays on Steeple Jason:
Falkland Islands Steeple Jason Island and day excursions to Grand Jason Island
For the passionate naturalist and photographer Steeple Jason Island is now available as a travel destination in the Falkland Islands.
In the far north west of the Falklands archipelago, The Jason Island group is a wilderness paradise. Rugged and remote, and rarely visited, both Steeple Jason and Grand Jason Islands boast breathtaking scenery and a wealth of wildlife. Steeple Jason holds the World's largest Black-browed Albatross colony, large colonies of Southern Giant Petrels, Gentoo and Rockhopper penguins, Striated Caracaras and many other bird species.
*Both options require extended stay on Carcass Island as trip is very weather reliant*
|One special note:
It is tradition in the islands to discard your footgear in the sun-room foyer before entering the main house. This has been the practical way over the years to keep the outdoors out and in the indoors cleaner.
And after a hard day of exploring the spectacular wildlife of the area, your shoes can be pretty grubby. Plan to bring along a pair of warm socks or slippers to wear inside the house.