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Rocklands Bird Sanctuary

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Bird lovers have enjoyed visiting this country cottage, patios & Garden, Rocklands Bird Sanctuary for over 55 years. Visitors get to feed colorful hummingbirds birds by hand, see other wild birds on a patio in our cottage garden. Fritz your soft...more
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Rocklands Road | Near Montego Bay & Anchovy on Rocklands road., Wiltshire, Jamaica
+1 876-952-2009
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Reviewed today

Beyond the beaches and cocktails Jamaica is famous for, we found this tiny oasis of tranquility. It was mesmerizing to see the delicate "doctor birds" --gorgeous green-and-black, swallow-tailed symbols of Jamaica--up close. The hummingbirds are impossibly tiny, incredibly shiny creatures that come and perch on...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A tranquil and beautiful place of calm and natural wonder. The hummingbirds are absolutely stunning, and to have the delicate little creatures perch on your finger is a really wonderful experience. We also saw many other type of birds, including some rather rowdy parrots that...More

1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its quite a small garden smacked in the hills of Montego Bay. However it's a birdlovers paradise as they are many species of birds all living in the wild, the hummingbird being the star of the show, as you get to interact personally with this...More

1  Thank Errol H
conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for coming , we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The sanctuary itself is a lot smaller than I expected. You don't really walk around much. When you enter the garden patio area, there are chairs where you are told to sit right after you pay the $20 (CASH ONLY) entrance fee. The attendant puts...More

1  Thank Becky H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Rockland bird sanctuary is a peaceful refuge in the hills over Montego Bay where the national bird of Jamaica visits small, handheld bottles of sugar water. Fritz and his assistant provide instruction and even took photos forme. This was a special opportunity to experience the...More

1  Thank Karen D
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

From start to finish this was the most amazing place as a bird lover I was in my element. When we arrived we were sat down with another group was very quiet as we had to keep still. The man who showed us around was...More

1  Thank ElishaSkinner
conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Happy to have your visit

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I have been there 3 times before on previous trips to Jamaica and to me it is a must do, away from your resort! You can only get their by taxi as there is no official tour there.All the official cab drivers at your hotel...More

1  Thank Anthony I
conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

We were so glad to have you return. Happy to know you enjoyed the visit. Were always happy when folks enjoy the experience for its simplicity,

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Growing up watching David Attenborough, I've always wanted to see a Hummingbird...never did I imagine if get to feed one. Just awesome!!

1  Thank TinaMalone27
Reviewed May 17, 2018

My daughter and I spent an hour or so at the sanctuary. We loved being able to feed the streamertails and mangos right in front of us. The porch area is adorned with many feeders and filled with so many birds. It was a great...More

1  Thank jfiliberti
Reviewed May 11, 2018

It was quite the ride to get to this place but well worth it! Probably a once in a lifetime experience!!

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May 10, 2018|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the port is about a 30-40minute drive from the sanctuary. we are open daily from 10AM . entry is USD20. per adult. you should be able to get a taxi or tour bus from the port.
December 12, 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
birds of north america or birds of the west indies there are also online aps
October 12, 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the humming birds are there all day the doors open at 10 AM other birds tend to feed in the early morning and after noon.