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Frigate Bird Sanctuary

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Beautiful place to visit

Don’t know what to say apart from you must go to see this !! The tours are reasonably priced but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jpbutton13
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Safari in Barbuda

Visiting the Frigate bird sanctuary is an absolute must. A 15 minute boat ride to a 20,000 bird... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
LinkMelley
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Pinehurst
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Home to one of the largest frigate (or man-of-war or hurricane) bird colonies in the world.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t know what to say apart from you must go to see this !! The tours are reasonably priced but great fun for the whole family You must do this !

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Visiting the Frigate bird sanctuary is an absolute must. A 15 minute boat ride to a 20,000 bird sanctuary. Incredible.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Ok really you should visit this place. It’s neat. Lots, and I mean lots, of birds. You can get as close as about 5-10 feet from them on the boat.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

the boat driver guiness takes u very slowly thru this bird sanctuary and all the males were gone in june when i went ut so many females and babies! worth it! wear sunblock and when u return Jala has lunch prepared for ya!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank michele23434
Reviewed May 4, 2017

You can book a tour into this area of the island or if you sail and anchor on the west shore you can carry your dinghy over the sand about 50' and ride in yourself. keep your engine up and follow the markers or a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank wanterer44
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Frigatebirds are beautiful birds which spend most of their time on the wings. It is beautiful to see many of them flying in circles above your head. During the reproductive period you can see the males with the inflated red pouch (late November to February)...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Manrico_Sebastiano
Reviewed April 25, 2017

The frigate bird colony on Barbuda is one of the largest in the world. It is located in the island's lagoon and you can only gte access to it by boat, which makes it a nice experience.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank lydpic
Reviewed April 17, 2017

My wife is more into birds than me, but she convinced me that the trip to "one of the largest breeding habitats in the world" would be worth it. She was right. The boat ride out was a fun in itself, then we came into...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank MurryTC
Reviewed April 9, 2017

although the mating season was about to end (which meant not too many males with the red pouch were around) it was a very nice experience, with the possibility to see the frigates very close

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank massimo m
Reviewed March 1, 2017

We did a day trip with John's Taxi Service and Tours and it was his son that took us out on the boat for the FBS. This is such a great experience, hundreds and hundreds of birds, lots of males with their big red chest...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 08HeatherR
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none. you're always in a boat!!!
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