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Address: Castries, St. Lucia
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+1 758-452-5005
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Home to a number of species of rare birds and other wildlife.

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BEAUTIFUL!

I cannot say enough about how insanely gorgeous this place is. What a treat to visit! I would highly recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Stephanie R
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough about how insanely gorgeous this place is. What a treat to visit! I would highly recommend.

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Thank Stephanie R
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This was a very educational tour on the lizards native to St Lucia and that can only be found on this island. We enjoyed our tour with the guide who was thoughtful, very informative and answered all our questions. The waters are beautiful. Not that many fish but still a lot of fun and certainly a lot of coral to... More 

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Thank Belinda L
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This was one of our favorite parts of the trip. The nature preserve is breathtaking. I could have spent a week here.

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Thank Chris O
Saint Helens, Oregon
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We could have walked to this place from Coconut Bay Hotel. I believe they are closed for a large chunk of December, so email early to get your reservation. You start out getting yourself into a very old boat. Don’t expect fancy, this is an Eco tour after all! The boat ride over was very quick. The hike up was... More 

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Thank KneeCola
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

Going to maria island was an experience. The tour guides were great fun and the local fishermen that took us. You need to take flip flops to get into and out of boat and then trainers for the hiking.views were great.we saw the lizards that are only native there and the snakes that are only native there n are rather... More 

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6 Thank amandaalo
St. Lucia
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

goin to maria Island is magical.The water is crystal clear ,the sand is soft and you can hike to the top.it gets very hot so wear a hat.a great day out.

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3 Thank charliebrownish
Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

First, this was one of the best experiences we had in St Lucia or on any trip. It is so unique and is a hidden gem that most will never experience. Alone on a beautiful island with endemic species and a truly amazing ecosystem. It is beautiful in all directions and complete peace and quiet. Even many locals have not... More 

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16 Thank BBnugget
Castries, Castries, St. Lucia
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2012

If you like nature, outdoors and the beach, this is the place. Just of the coast, friendly locals, the village is picturesque and very relaxing. Good places to eat within minutes of the reserve! Birds and a variety of other flora and fauna!

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3 Thank LyssiaB
Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

It is great to see that people really are looking after this little hide-away that seeks to protect one of the rarest species on the planet, the Maria Island Lizard! Great work guys, keep it up.

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3 Thank St_Lucian_Traveler
England
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193 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2008

Two of us and a guide headed out for the bigger of the two Maria Islands. My husband is a keen naturalist. Our guide, Donald Anthony, was excellent. This tour was booked through the National Trust. Donald picked us up in his jeep and we made the long journey down to the south. At Viex Fort we picked up a... More 

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