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Flamingo Sanctuary

#33 of 106 things to do in Bonaire Features Animals
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Not so many flamingos that day.

There are supposed to be a lot of flamingos in the area, but we only saw a half dozen or so. Don't... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Carrollton, Texas
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... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Danny d
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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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.

Thank bobsboy_texas
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
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...More

1  Thank Warren D
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!

1  Thank Joyce B
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
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...More

Thank Lynncal
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
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...More

1  Thank BorntocruiseUK
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
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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