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Address: J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 3777

Birdwatchers will enjoy Bubali Pond, a sanctuary for pelicans, black...

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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Didn't see many birds

Maybe it was the day we went or the time we went, but we only saw a very few birds. Take binoculars!!! The bird viewing stand did give you a nice view.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 May 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a natural area with peace and tranquility. It was a short walk from the RUI hotels and had lots of colorful birds.

Thank Dan K
Memphis, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I didn't even realize this was a bird sanctuary until i found this TripAdvisor listing... We didn't see a sign or anything - just noticed a 'road' and a viewing platform and decided to check it out. Someone had recently cut back the brush along one side of the waterway, so maybe some maintenance is in progress. The platform provided... More 

Thank huggio
La Coste, Texas
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

the Bird Sanctuary is nice and quiet. It is a good spot to watch the local birds. We enjoyed seeing it.

Thank Karen S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We walked about 5 miles to get to the sanctuary and were disappointed. There are hardly any birds here. There are more lizards than birds! That was fun because we like lizards. The most interesting bird part was that there was a nest of burrowing owls and we got to see the parents bringing food to them.

Thank 12Lynnie
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was our biggest disappointment on Aruba. It is neglected and run down. There is not even a sign directing you to this "so called attraction"! We saw far better birds at the entrance to the Butterfly Farm. Give this a miss it seriously is not worth the effort.

Thank BindyYorkshire
Duluth, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I'm a bird watcher so this attraction was of major importance to me. The entrance is not marked and locals don't seem to know much about it; in fact many locals scoffed at the idea of bird-watching. Once we found the spot and walked the dirt path to the overlook, it was roped off due to disrepair. We climbed the... More 

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We visited Bubali Bird sanctuary on June 20, '16. This place doesn't appear to be very popular, even hotel concierge didn't know about it. It was really a chore to locate it as we passed by and missed it. There is NO sign directing to this place. The observation tower is good(about 40 steps to climb). We visited at around... More 

Thank Bhujwala
Kent, Ohio USA.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We had a really good visit the first time there, and saw a wonderful variety of waterfowl, including a Purple Gallinule! Went two other times and didn't see many birds, but did see a "Golden" Warbler, a variation of the Yellow Warbler we see in Ohio!

Thank DavidandJean69
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Maybe it was the day we went or the time we went, but we only saw a very few birds. Take binoculars!!! The bird viewing stand did give you a nice view.

Thank pamashcraft
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

For the nature lovers they will love this sanctuary. It's peaceful surroundings will make your day. It is amazing to see so many birds from diffrent countries coming from as far away as North America and Canada and also in the direct region. Lately there are quite some issues going on in regards to the government leasing part of the... More 

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