Location: The Upland Goose Hotel - Virtual Trip to Antarctica
Location: Upland Goose Hotel, Stanley, Falkland Islands
You may have to spend some time in the Falkland Islands awaiting good weather to allow the Dash 7 aircraft to fly to Antarctica. At times it can take a few days until the weather holds long enough to allow a safe flight to Rothera.
Whilst waiting, people often enjoy taking a trip out to Gypsy Cove to see the magellanic penguins in their burrows and gentoo penguins on the beach. Others decide to take in some of the local walks over Mount Tumbledown, the Three Sisters, Mount Harriet and battle sites made famous by the Falklands War.
In Stanley itself, there are a number of pubs and shops to help pass the time as well as a museum, which is well worth a visit. It depicts life in the Islands, information about the War and also has an old Antarctic station, Reclus Hut, which had been relocated to the Falklands as an exhibit.
From Stanley, you have the following options, depending on where you would like to go: