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Description: Home to one of the largest flamingo breeding grounds in the western...
Home to one of the largest flamingo breeding grounds in the western hemisphere--over 10,000 birds. This area is not open to visitors.
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Up close and personal with the flamingos

We were lucky and were able to get close to the flamingos. Interesting to observe their behavior for awhile. Much nicer to see these wonderful birds in the wild rather than in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were lucky and were able to get close to the flamingos. Interesting to observe their behavior for awhile. Much nicer to see these wonderful birds in the wild rather than in a zoo setting. Worth the visit.

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Luxembourg
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Although the flamingos were a bit far off, I was impressed to see so many of these beautiful pink animals. I liked the idea to have created a sanctuary in order to protect them.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

South of kralendijk you will come upon Mountains of salt that looks like snow. A short distance is the salt flats where a lot of the flamingos hang and eat the pink shrimp. This is also how they get their color. Take a telephoto lenses or binocular cause they are usually far off. Sometimes you can find them north of... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was a bit of a drive but we were able to see beautiful beaches and sites along the way. The sanctuary was beautiful. It was fun to see lots and lots of flamingos. It was also very interesting to see them flying Such a wonderful thing to do to protect these beautiful birds.

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Vancouver, British columbia
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I just did a cruise with Celebrity and we booked the Flamingo Salt Tour to go see them. We did have a chance to see some from far away. I was hoping to have more time to just hang out in a place and view them but it was more of a "drive by" we also saw the pink salt... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The flamingos are quite a distance away so binoculars would help, but still, seeing those birds in the wild is a thrill. They are easily seen on a drive around the island.

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Dacula, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

These birds are beautiful, and the sanctuary is one of only a handful of places where they breed and live naturally.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Wow, so many... Just a cool experience in between dives... Everything is close so not long to get as close as you can since it's protected without direct access, but you can see them flying and some areas.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

When you are in Bonaire take a drive around the Island. To see the flamingos go at sunset time. Magical!!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

So many pink birds to stare at-its quite remarkable and they are very close up. A good attraction especially for kids.

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