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Ghadira Nature Reserve

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Il-Mellieha, Malta Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9061, Malta
+356 2134 7645
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Nice place in the middle of nature

At first I couldn´t find it, then outised it looked like it doesn´t work but when I entered I was... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Radka V
Great visit despite it being very windy!

Great visit on a very windy Saturday afternoon. Squacco Heron was the highlight but lots of other... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
simonwareham1
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Għadira Nature Reserve is open from November to May on Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm. It is closed during the summer.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“bird life” (6 reviews)
“nice walk” (7 reviews)
“bird watching” (4 reviews)
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Il-Mellieha, Malta Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9061, Malta
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+356 2134 7645
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"bird life"
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"nice walk"
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"open saturdays"
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"afternoon stroll"
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"small reserve"
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

At first I couldn´t find it, then outised it looked like it doesn´t work but when I entered I was really surprised what´s in! Pure nature in the middle of "nowhere"! It´s quite small area but very nice walk and view. I even saw some...More

1  Thank Radka V
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Great visit on a very windy Saturday afternoon. Squacco Heron was the highlight but lots of other interesting birds around. The team in the visitor centre from BirdLife Malta were great - very knowledgeable and very helpful. Only downside was the reserve is only open...More

Thank simonwareham1
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Small peaceful nature reserve run by Bird Malta, who appear to be doing good work in conservation and educating against killing of birds. Two hides with staff who were friendly and wanting to pass on their bird knowledge. No large nos of bird species, but...More

1  Thank Janice B
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with small children and really enjoyed it. The staff are very helpful and pointed out the birds that could be seen from the second hide. Well worth visiting for a quiet walk through nature.

1  Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a lovely nature reserve to enjoy on a quiet and sunny day. Be sure to grab a set of binoculars from the office!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Visit everytime we go over its a very small reserve but has an egret and various little birds ,looked like spanish sparrows ,mallards .But its a pleasant level walk .We were in the hide being quiet and few people came in and treated it like...More

Thank Barrow123
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We walked through here last year on the way back from Agnes Tower. Love that they have made such an effort and it's a really peaceful and pleasant place.

Thank Twiglet12345
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We visited three times during our holiday-it's only open Saturdays and Sundays in winter 10am -4pm. We saw a few chameleons and a flamingo. There were many ducks but not much bird life at this time of year.

Thank TaraG25
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Worth a visit to spot some of the areas wild birds. Also spotted several local lizards in the undergrowth.

Thank martoct
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not for a pleasant walk but just to look in a bit ugly place for some interesting birds: herons, waders, small singing birds. Unfortunately, this is the best birding site in Malta.

Thank jusaja
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Flamingo. Spotting a chameleon though was a delight on the path towards the second hide.
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