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Port Howard

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Port Howard [1] is a small settlement located on the island of West Falkland in the Falkland Islands. The settlement is the center of a 200,000 acre sheep farm, with twenty permanent residents and over 42,000 sheep. Visitors to Port Howard are offered a glimpse of camp life along with excellent fishing and hiking opportunities.

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Nearly all visitors to Port Howard arrive on a FIGAS flight, landing on a grassy runway which will almost certainly need to be cleared of sheep and other livestock!

There is also daily sailings from New Haven on East Falkland to Port Howard allowing easy access to Port Howard by road from Stanley.

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  • Fishing. Port Howard offers some of the best fly fishing in the islands, with the Warrah River boasting the West Falkland's record sea trout.
  • Wildlife Viewing. Like most places in the Falklands the wildlife around Port Howard is fearless and relatively abundant. Seals, penguins and numerous other birds can all be found within walking distance of the settlement.

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The lodge offers a small bar that works on an honour system.

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  • Port Howard Lodge, Ph: (500) 42187, porthowardlodge@horizon.co.fk, [2]. Located in the former farm manager's house, this lodge offers six double rooms and two single rooms. Four rooms have central heating, and all rooms have their own bathrooms.

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