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Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba

Oranjestad, Aruba
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About Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba
Private Birdwatching and Nature tours. Due to my personal affection for birds and knowledge of the island, I got specialized in bird watching and bird photography tours. As important, my service’s philosophy is to raise public perception of the value of Aruba’s natural environments and to help preserve them for future generations. Your birding guide on Aruba.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent an amazing morning with Michiel birding on our first ever holiday to Aruba. We love wildlife and nature and seeing the other side of everywhere we go, off the beaten track, and could find no other type of offering through...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of spending the morning birding with Michiel this week and it was one of the highlights of the trip. Not only does he pick you up where you are staying, but brings you to parts of the island you would normally...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Geoff and Cheryl, the pleasure was mutual!

Reviewed September 2, 2019

I’m an amateur birder to say the least. Michiel’s tour around Aruba was educational, adventurous, and of high quality. He was able to answer my questions about the wildlife in Aruba, in addition to my boyfriend’s more specific and technical questions. As my first visit...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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BirdingAruba, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2019

Thank you so much Sarah!

Reviewed August 29, 2019

Whether you’ve been coming here for years or this is your first time to Aruba, this tour should be on your to-do list. He truly has a passion for all local wildlife, and knows exactly where to find rare species such as the burrowing owls....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Thank you Sarah and Nick, I'm glad you enjoyed the tour so much!

Reviewed July 25, 2019

Michiel was an excellent guide. While my wife and I are very familiar with Aruba from previous trips, Michiel showed us places we didn't know about. This, in combination with his knowledge of bird and animal life, was priceless to us as bird watchers. At...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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BirdingAruba, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2019

Thank you George, also for bringing the memory card and reader. We'll meet again!

Reviewed July 24, 2019

A great day out with Michiel Oversteegen. The perfect guide for this touristic but birdy island. Michiel showed me Aruba’s best birding sites and their best birds. Burrowing owl, roseate spoonbill, black skimmer, brown and black noddies, roseate tern, Caribean martin, Caribean elaenia and even...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

My husband spent a few days looking for birds, photographing them and really enjoying the area. There were so many new ones for him to identify.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2019

Glad your husband enjoyed!

Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

I messaged Michiel through Facebook just before our vacation in January, he contacted me right way letting me know he could take me out to see the Island and help me find the Shoco (burrowing owl) Michiel picked me up at my hotel and took...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Thank you Andrea, we keep fighting for our nature.

Reviewed May 2, 2019

Became familiar with Michiel, first via Aruba Wildlife Photography. He is an excellent photographer, but more than that he provides information about the various bird species and their sometimes tenuous lives on the small island. We engaged him during our trip in late April. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank GeorgeW704
Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Really appreciated George, stay in touch!

Reviewed May 2, 2019

I've been birding for over 40 years and spend a fair bit of time in the Caribbean, sometime using guides. Michiel is excellent. His photography abilities humble me and his knowledge of Aruban birds, resident and migrant, is superb. He also is a patient guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michiel O, Owner at Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Don't forget how much I learned from you, and still am! Brain-picking a birder with your knowledge and experience helped to where I am now.

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Dear Mickey, I would be happy to guide you. Please drop me a line by email or visit my website. You can find these in the "see more" section under "Bird Watching, Bird- and Nature Photography Tours on Aruba". On my screen it... More
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