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Maria Islands Nature Reserve

PO Box 595, Castries, St. Lucia
758 452 5005
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Ranked #6 of 17 Attractions in Castries
Type: Islands, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Birdwatching
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Owner description: Home to a number of species of rare birds and other wildlife.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Going to maria island was an experience. The tour guides were great fun and the local fishermen that took us. You need to take flip flops to get into and out of boat and then trainers for the hiking.views were great.we saw the lizards that are only native there and the snakes that are only native there n are rather... More

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St. Lucia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

goin to maria Island is magical.The water is crystal clear ,the sand is soft and you can hike to the top.it gets very hot so wear a hat.a great day out.

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Newark, Delaware
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

First, this was one of the best experiences we had in St Lucia or on any trip. It is so unique and is a hidden gem that most will never experience. Alone on a beautiful island with endemic species and a truly amazing ecosystem. It is beautiful in all directions and complete peace and quiet. Even many locals have not... More

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Castries, Castries, St. Lucia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

If you like nature, outdoors and the beach, this is the place. Just of the coast, friendly locals, the village is picturesque and very relaxing. Good places to eat within minutes of the reserve! Birds and a variety of other flora and fauna!

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Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

It is great to see that people really are looking after this little hide-away that seeks to protect one of the rarest species on the planet, the Maria Island Lizard! Great work guys, keep it up.

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123 reviews 123 reviews
9 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2008

Two of us and a guide headed out for the bigger of the two Maria Islands. My husband is a keen naturalist. Our guide, Donald Anthony, was excellent. This tour was booked through the National Trust. Donald picked us up in his jeep and we made the long journey down to the south. At Viex Fort we picked up a... More

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