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Address: J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 3777
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Birdwatchers will enjoy Bubali Pond, a sanctuary for pelicans, black...

Birdwatchers will enjoy Bubali Pond, a sanctuary for pelicans, black cormorants, sandpipers and wood storks as they fish, bathe and play in this scenic waterscape.

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It's free so don't expect a lot

They have an observation tower to view the birds which were noticeably absent the times we visited. It's free, it doesn't take a lot of time, stop by.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
ALLEN K
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Franksville, Wisconsin
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Franksville, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They have an observation tower to view the birds which were noticeably absent the times we visited. It's free, it doesn't take a lot of time, stop by.

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Thank ALLEN K
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a whole lot for the kids, here, but it's a real nice spot to stop for a few minutes and take in what Aruba probably looked like before people settled and dominated the landscape. The quiet, serene marshland of Aruba is a haven for wading and flying birds and there are tons to spot with the naked eye.

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Thank Rich B
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had to walk around a bit to find the entrance. Thought there was a sign. Made our way to the observation tower. Seems like a hangout for the locals on siesta. no problems, but could certainly use some tlc on the grounds.

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Thank Steven N
Carmichael, Ca
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small water fowl reserve that, presumably, attracts numerous species. We saw one egret. Perhaps we were just there at the wrong time of year. It's close to the MILL so a few minutes to climb the viewing platform is something to do.

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Thank globecrawlers
Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area used to be better but now a lot of the area has been overgrown with weeds. You will be lucky to see birds. We noticed a lot of dead palm tree leaves being dumped around the road area.

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Bridgewater
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We took a walk along the canal, (wear good shoes and not sandals) as the catcus thorns are thick in here as it is in most places so a decent sole is needed) we saw several birds from egrets to something that resembled our Canadian goose, turtles galore and don't forget to look up into the trees for all the... More 

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Thank jamessherryk
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

If you have a little time, and want to fill it with something that doesn't cost anything, then go to the Bubali bird sanctuary. The entrance, across the street from the big windmill, is unmarked. A road leads to the platform, which appears solid but has had better days. We saw several different birds, but actually saw more birds up... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Didn't see much from the hide, but along the road there were herons, egrets and some small birds. Easy to access and if you love birds it is worthwhile.

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ann arbor, mi
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133 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Birds are all over this island. The Bubali Bird "Sanctuary" might also be known as a clever name for a piece of land that could not otherwise be developed.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The Bubali bird sanctuary is located right in front of the Divi Phoenix Resort and is easily accessible by foot. It's a nice place to go during the morning hours just to immerse yourself in nature. We didn't get to see many species of birds but it was worthwhile.

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