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Booby Pond Nature Reserve

#7 of 29 things to do in Little Cayman Features Animals
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Best Diving Near US Mainland

Simply beautiful, shear wall, white sand shutes, sand flats, great coral heads, fantastic soft... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Harvey K
via mobile
Make time it is worth it

We went and watched the nesting birds from the free telescopic viewers from the first and second... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Michael L
via mobile
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Home to one of the hemisphere's largest breeding populations of red-footed boobies and a large colony of swooping frigate birds.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Simply beautiful, shear wall, white sand shutes, sand flats, great coral heads, fantastic soft coral, and varied tropical fish. Nothing like Bloody Bay Wall !

Thank Harvey K
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We went and watched the nesting birds from the free telescopic viewers from the first and second floors. It is a wealth of wildlife and should not be missed! The Museum was quite nice as well and the curator was super friendly.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Took my telephoto lens and hoped for the best. Even used my wide angle. Always wanted a photo of a male frigate bird on the wing for my collection and I got him. It's almost as if he came out of central casting to pose...More

Thank chuck c
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Hundreds of boobys, fly and nest. The observation deck provides a great view of the birds. It is a little smelly but worth it

Thank Fay W
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Little Cayman has no taxis so I rode a bicycle to the Booby Pond Nature Reserve in the afternoon after diving. The pond is not attractive to view - pond scum and some trash in it. The red footed boobies roost there at night so...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was there in August- maybe other months are better- but to me, this was little more than a swampy, stinky bird sanctuary. (If I was a bird, I'd move!)

1  Thank NicciSoCal
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Very informative talk with the guy looking after the reserve, about the birds and the wild life on the island.

Thank taranacre
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Spent some time at the reserve and learned a lot about boobys and frigate birds as well. Most importantly one is able to see these magnificent birds from the building on the eastern end of the pond which houses a small "museum" and shop. The...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The overlook by the Visitors Center is ideal and there are lots of birds - mostly nesting in the trees. Be prepared to deal with some very unpleasant odors!!

2  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Booby Pond is a nature reserve, which is the largest nesting place of endangered Red-footed Boobies in whole Caribbean. I decided to visit this area as several of the locals told me that this was a must see on Little Cayman. I am not sure...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
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