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Bubali Bird Sanctuary

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This place isn't well marked and the road leading in is dirt with a lot of potholes. There is a... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
Rocco3815
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Neglected, what a shame.

We were near the sanctuary and decided to stop in. If you climb the tower it's a pretty view, but... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
LittleSis54
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Chicago, Illinois
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Birdwatchers will enjoy Bubali Pond, a sanctuary for pelicans, black cormorants, sandpipers and wood storks as they fish, bathe and play in this scenic waterscape.
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J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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+297 582 3777
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a walk upstairs to a lookout platform. We only saw a few different kinds of birds. Although convenient to Palm Beach if you do want to check it out.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank ysd D
Reviewed June 5, 2019

This is not what I would call a bird sanctuary. There are NO signs telling where it is. The only way we found it was walking with a GPS. We went down a long dirt track until we found the old metal observation tower. Once...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

Bubali Bird Sanctuary is at JE Irausquin Blvd. on Palm- Eagle Beach. It is lush vegetation, funded, facilities, many water spies of birds.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

Nice sanctuary!! one of the most green parts of Aruba. A lot of rare birds and very tranquil ambiance to sit and observe.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

If you climb the tower you will get a great view of the windmill and we saw some birds however, this is a sewage area - literally. Our guide told us that its treated water from the toilets for the hotels and local homes. You...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Bubali sanctuary is quite big but the parts you can walk on are small. It's a short walk from the road along the dirt path to the watch tower, I stayed at the tower for a while being the only person in the park and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

This place isn't well marked and the road leading in is dirt with a lot of potholes. There is a tower you can climb and there are birds all around but many of them are far out into the swamp so it would be best...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Rocco3815
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Across the street from the hotel. Saw a lot of interesting birds. Apparently this area was hit with a major fire a few tears ago

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

We were near the sanctuary and decided to stop in. If you climb the tower it's a pretty view, but we saw few birds, only heard them. The saddest thing is the trash that litters the property. I would not go out of my way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LittleSis54
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

Nice visit, but I recommend it during sunset, when there are more birds there to watch. The access is for free, it is just dificult to identify the location. Ask for information on the butterfly farm.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 267paulal
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ctgma729
April 18, 2019|
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Response from LittleSis54 | Reviewed this property |
I would think that's a good question for Aruban officials, as a tourist I have no idea, but was disappointed in the care of the sanctuary. Hope you find your answer!
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denisehurley67
March 7, 2018|
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Response from poet4u | Reviewed this property |
There are none. It's free. Beware of the rotted hole on the tower's deck.
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