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Address: J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 3777
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: 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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Not much to see when we were there

We were there midday. Apparently it's more interesting in early morning and evening. There is a nice observation tower that is in good shape. Across the street from the entry... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Boston
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154 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were there midday. Apparently it's more interesting in early morning and evening. There is a nice observation tower that is in good shape. Across the street from the entry to the bird sanctuary, stop in for a Dutch Pancake at Diana's in the windmill complex.

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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Unfortunately the bird sanctuary has not been kept up at all, the marsh is just about dry from overgrown weeds, the road in is nothing but huge potholes and the tower is very rusty and dirty. I used to go there to see the parrots but I didn't see any birds this time. :(

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Jamaica
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Being here felt like home away from home. Very peaceful and serene. Could not get enough of this location.

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Charleston
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I see a lot of reviews on here disparaging this site and maybe we got lucky, but as birders we truly enjoyed this site and spent over an hour and half watching and photographing birds. The platform is sturdy and we had it to ourselves. We spotted 16 species of birds including a mother Bahamian pintail with babies, a lapwing... More 

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

costly and very small but butterfly enthusiasts might it -- I loved this small site - but my husband found a total waste of time, depends on your perspective -- too much construction nearby to concentrate on the beauty

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Brampton, Canada
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

was nice peaceful only saw a couple of birds but worth it to go and see, we did see a few nice birds great place to take a few pictures

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Durham, North Carolina
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The observation tower was a great spot to get above the vegetation and watch water birds. We saw 10+ species with binoculars in 20 minutes.

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Ridgway, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Bubali santuary mimics the rest of Aruba, garbage litters the perimeter and the observation tower is falling apart from disrepair, but the birds still come and it's a great and easy place to see most of the beautiful species of Aruba. I added 13 new lifers to my list!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Perhaps our timing was wrong, but we saw very few birds and from such a great distance that it really wasn't worth our time to find this difficult-to-locate place. We saw many more birds just wandering around the beaches and surrounding areas.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This doesn't look like it's being maintained. There are no signs and the area is littered with garbage.

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Address: Address: J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 3777
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Palm - Eagle Beach

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