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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Home to one of the largest frigate (or man-of-war or hurricane) bird...
Home to one of the largest frigate (or man-of-war or hurricane) bird colonies in the world.
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Flew to barbuda on a day trip and a boat trip to this lagoon and frigit bird colleny was on the agenda. It was a birdwatchers paradise. It was like being in a wildlfe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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327 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Flew to barbuda on a day trip and a boat trip to this lagoon and frigit bird colleny was on the agenda. It was a birdwatchers paradise. It was like being in a wildlfe documentary. I was here in breeding season and the spectacle of the males drumming on their inflated red pouches was wonderful to see. These are the... More 

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Nice place..very relaxing..Great swimming in the area...Negotiate prices before you go. Birds are beautiful as well as the reserve.

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Long Island, NY
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Caught this tour by happenstance on a one-day jaunt to this island. Go to the Barbuda office of Tourism in Codrington. You can walk to it from their airport. The office arranged a boat ride for us to the Sanctuary. At $50Us for a couple. It's worth it. After which stayed on the beach at Little Bay (I think). Catch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

As an avid birder-this may be my top birding experience ever. I loved it so much I went back the next day!

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Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was realy astonished how many birds had been there - we went there by boat and 50 km/h (not within the bird area) and had a lot of fun

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida, United States
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very nice if you like seeing wildlife in their native environment. Not a long excursion but a nice break from the beach.

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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A must see while in Barbuda. One of the largest populations of Frigate Birds in the world. Very interesting!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Can get close to birds. Fun boat ride. Lovely to hear the mating calls. Not a long trip. No other tourists there so feels intimate.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We take a trip from Coco Point Lodge to Fregate Bird Sanctuary in Fabruary 2014. You need to drive to through the whole island to get here, and it takes about 40 min. Then you drive about next 20 min on small boat, but you must ask if they have petrol, because it can be, that all boats are out... More 

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Leicester, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

First, this is a place which is somewhat difficult to get to. We were on a sailboat and, at that, the only one with the white beach of Barbuda stretching for mile north and south. Not a single person to be seen. We were anchored a few miles south of the Lighthouse Bay resort. We took our dinghy, went north... More 

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