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Flamingo Sanctuary

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Address: Bonaire

Home to one of the largest flamingo breeding grounds in the western...

Home to one of the largest flamingo breeding grounds in the western hemisphere--over 10,000 birds. This area is not open to visitors.

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Flamingo's the symbol of Bonaire

Flamingo's are the symbol of Bonaire . You may see them all around Bonaire in the vicinity of water . It looks as if the color match Bonaire

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Danny d
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Carrollton, Texas
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

There are supposed to be a lot of flamingos in the area, but we only saw a half dozen or so. Don't plan the tour around them, but the scenery along the way is nice.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Flamingo's are the symbol of Bonaire . You may see them all around Bonaire in the vicinity of water . It looks as if the color match Bonaire

Thank Danny d
Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We saw the sanctuary while on an Island tour. Bonaire is very dry and desert like with many cacti. The mangrove area was filled with 200+ flamingoes. I was told it is called a stand of flamingoes. They payed little attention to our small band of "adventurers'. It was an amazing sight to watch this graceful stand search for food.... More 

Thank Warren D
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Flamingos were so big! It was a beautiful island and so much history. The island isn't fancy and that is what is so great about it!

Thank Joyce B
Watersmeet, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

There were flamingos in the ponds, but they were so far away, I did not get good pictures. Hope you have better luck!

Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We drove by all the salt flats which are interesting in themselves to see (its so strange seeing 'pink' water) We only saw 1 flamingo however, in the miles of salt flats. We had better luck seeing them wild all over the island, rather than just in that one area.

Thank Lynncal
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Flamingos in their natural environment is always an excellent view and this is precisely that. Just one of a number of sights to behold on this small, very friendly Caribbean Island

Thank Steve T
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

If you haven't seen Flamingos in the wild before then don't miss this opportunity. Easy to reach and great to see from the road side and further in towards the water. You can see it them and it costs nothing. You would benefit by bringing binoculars

Thank BorntocruiseUK
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Lovely to see and learn about the flamingoes in their natural home. An exciting tour from the cruise ship on an open wagon.

Thank Pam D
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

We took a private island tour in Bonaire, during which we stopped at the Flamingo Sanctuary. It was such an amazing place where we got to see these beautiful birds close up, along with iguanas and lizzards. The scenery is wonderful. We loved it!

Thank Hexy

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