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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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costly and very small but butterfly enthusiasts might it

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 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 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 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 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Not a very busy spot from our observation. If you are out and about give this a go early morning or late afternoon as the birds are not going to be active during the hotest parts of day. Mostly, though you will look out at the expanse of wild grass and water, with hotels in the background. It was nice... More 

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