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Home to one of the hemisphere's largest breeding populations of red-footed...

Home to one of the hemisphere's largest breeding populations of red-footed boobies and a large colony of swooping frigate birds.

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Educational

We enjoyed viewing the birds from the multiple free telescopes and learning about the other unique species on the island (rock iguana, snails, snakes, and others). The indoor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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St. Louis
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St. Louis
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed viewing the birds from the multiple free telescopes and learning about the other unique species on the island (rock iguana, snails, snakes, and others). The indoor exhibit is relatively small, but well done and an easy walk from our lodging at the Little Cayman Beach Resort.

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Boskoop, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful birds at the booby pond. There even is a observation platform and the people of the reserve can tell a lot about the birds. Also a nice little shop.

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idaho
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learned a lot about Boobies and Frigates and the amazing relationship they share in the reserve! They have wonderful viewing decks with telescopes to get an up close view of the nests.

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Thank mtnspirit
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

There were no boobys out until I was on the runway leaving the island ..great area set aside for them.

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Thank Neonoah
Stillwater, Minnesota
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123 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The museum and lookout for the Boobies was amazing! Lots of frigates and nest activity. Museum has binoculars for free usage.

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Thank Marky_Mark_MN
Charlotte, North Carolina
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62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is the place to see Red-footed Boobies, Magnificent Frigate Birds, the endangered West Indian Whistling Duck, several species of Herons and Egrets, Black-Necked Stilt, and other water birds. One of the best places to view the birds is from top deck of the Trust House, but you can also see them from the road. Volunteers a the Trust House... More 

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Thank Manatee4Me
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Went in the early evening & the mosquitoes were bad. Boobies were in residence. Smelly but that's nature.

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Thank 127Dancer
George Town, Grand Cayman
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We are so glad we went to the see the Boobys!! The viewing platform affords spectacular views of literally hundreds of red footed boobys as well as frigates. even if you are not a bird watcher, this is truly a sight worth seeing!

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Thank Robin T
Amarillo, Texas
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92 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Not much too it. There are some birds...which you need binoculars to see. It's "O.K." but, I wouldn't count it worth going. However we did see a MASSIVE iguana. That was fun.

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Thank strongarmlaw
Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Booby Pond is a large lake not too far from the airport. The main attractions are the Red-Footed Boobies and Frigate Birds, and there are plenty of them nesting. Many other animals, mainly birds and reptiles, live in the fringing vegetation. The Trust House has free binoculars on its veranda and balcony, decent displays on the geology and natural... More 

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