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Bubali Bird Sanctuary

#37 of 51 things to do in Palm - Eagle Beach Features Animals
J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 582 3777
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Mostly for "early birders"

Interesting for keen birders early in the day but then not much to see for the general tourist... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Jersey
Sightseeing tower in bad dhape

This place needs to reconditioned as soon as possible, no signals will tell you where to turn to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jose Luis R
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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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  • Poor32%
  • Terrible9%
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J E Irausquin Boulevard, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 582 3777
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting for keen birders early in the day but then not much to see for the general tourist, just a ten minute scan. An unsigned dirt track opposite the old Mill goes to an observation tower overlooking a mainly weed covered pond with various herons....More

Thank NewJerseyBirders
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place needs to reconditioned as soon as possible, no signals will tell you where to turn to get there. Observation deck is deteriorated (rust, broken boards,) the place is pretty lonely and littered

Thank Jose Luis R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was worth a shot, and a nice little hike. Kind of difficult to find the entrance, and I thought there might be some bird guides.... Didn't really see many birds, if any. Saw some lizards. If nothing else, it was a different view of...More

Thank kayemax
Reviewed 14 June 2017

If you're a bird watcher this is a place for you. We saw about a half dozen different birds here. The majority of this park is wetlands so you will see a lot of ducks, pelicans, pipers, heron, etc... as well as turtles and lizards....More

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was climbing the tower and ended up hitting my head as it made a turn. I ended up falling down the stairs. If you go there be careful of your head! I only saw the little birds flying around my head after falling. Luckily...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to visit the sanctuary as she is an avid bird watched. Firstly, there are NO signs indicating where the bird sanctuary is. We found one dirt road that ended at trees. At another dirt road, we found the bird tower....More

2  Thank Christina D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Aided by others' guidance, we found this quite easily opposite the Dutch windmill. Drive straight ahead along a slightly bumpy dirt track to park near the​ observation platform. There was a nervous dog near​ it and while we were there a local arrived and filled...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We found no trace of this attraction. The area is there, but grossly overgrown and untended. I do not believe you could see birds in there if you tried. Sorry. Not worthy of stopping in.

Thank William O
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We visited Bubali Bird Sanctuary twice during our stay in Aruba, climbing the sturdy observation tower looking out over reeds and water hyacinth. If you have a map, the reserve is easy to find, though we agree with others there is almost no signage. On...More

Thank Sox299
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We heard about this place from our tour guide. What they neglected to tell us was when to go. We went midday and not much to see. There are no signs to even tell you where the sanctuary is located. It is not a park...More

Thank RCBoyle
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