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Barbados Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Farley Hill, Barbados
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See the wildlife of the tropics: hares, otters and lots of monkeys.

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We had a great time visiting the wildlife reserve at feeding time. Unfortunately it was too busy, too many people walking around. It was shame. Plenty of photo opportunities.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make sure you time your visit for the feeding at 2pm - at other times, the monkeys may not be around otherwise as they are not trapped on the reserve. There are lots of tortoises and deer around as well. However, there is no information about the animals, which is a real shame. There's a hut where you can get... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time visiting the wildlife reserve at feeding time. Unfortunately it was too busy, too many people walking around. It was shame. Plenty of photo opportunities.

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Thank Jackie E
Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cannot say we were overwhelmed, but if you have the time it is worth it. A little more signage in the reserve and the forest would be nice.

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Hawes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I do not enjoy writing about such experiences but this was a real letdown. The monkeys had decamped for the day, most of the reptile and bird exhibits were not indigenous and the several hundred native tortoises were the most interesting part. The walkways very uneven underfoot and the deer looked pretty disconsolate. The signal tower was actually quite interesting.... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really nice way to spend some time with mother nature. Lots of monkeys who just aimlessly roam about and sometimes get very close to you. There are also tortoises; turtles and iguanas so be careful not to stand on them as you walk around. Various species of birds fly about and there is a walk through aviary. Thankfully the... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely quiet place to view monkeys, tortoise and other animals. Informal setting allows the animals and birds to wander about or doze in the shade. Take care not to tread on anything as they do cross the footpaths. Takes about 40 minutes to get round, paths a bit uneven so watch your step. Well worth a visit though, really peaceful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a trip to the wildlife reserve very good. The paths around are a bit uneven but you get use to them and you don't mind sharing them with giant tortoises or the odd monkey which just walks passed as though you wern't there. Good value for money, be there around 2 that's when the monkeys come to the reserve... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barbados Green Monkeys are common and are especially popular at the afternoon feeding time. Note that the monkeys are free to leave the reserve and often do so during the day. Birds vary from colourful parrots, flamingos' and peacocks to brown pelicans and sparrows. The walk-through aviary is a special treat. Reptile lovers will appreciate the collection of snakes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the wildlife reserve as part of a 'Caves and Critters' excursion (first stop was Harrison's Cave). I liked the reserve and saw quite a few different animals and reptiles. I was lucky to have been there at feeding time, so saw quite a few monkeys. I didn't really like the aviary, as I felt the cages were too... More 

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barbados Wildlife Reserve was one of two places where we had listed as "must do it again" on our second vacation to Barbados. To be honest, the reserve is nothing grand or special. There are areas with snakes, birds, and lizards. You can enjoy a short walk along the paths to see rabbits, peacocks, a few small deer, and many... More 

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