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Address: Barbuda
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Evjakes
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Long Island, NY
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Young to adult ... close but not unnecessarily invading their space. These are magnificent birds ... just missed the mating season that ended in April. Guides very informative.

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Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Barbuda

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