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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau

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“pink flamingos”(22 reviews)
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Rd 570, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the time to make the drive to this park. I live in Florida and have never seen this many flamingos. We were just going to do a quick stop, but ended up staying for several hours. Very peaceful and so much fun to watch...More

Thank bean0906
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see salvaged owls - rescued and tons of pink - flamingos - first time in wild - cafe typically can’t give a monkeys french but the wild life worth a visit -

Thank Johncustard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Situated in the Comarge nation park, famous for wildlife and salt mining, this little managed wetland park gives you lots of info about the local ornithology. But the big draw are...More

Thank machinmad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit with family for bird and nature lovers... a large number of species such as flamingos, herons and many more... Hats and sun block recommended though...

Thank Nick Nok S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to take photos of those beautiful birds and mammals, such as beavers and others! Only 7 Euros for the whole day if you wish and you can bring a pack lunch!

Thank Dominique A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The parking is just near the parc and is free. Try to be as early as possible to enjoy the 'freshness' of the morning and the quietness of the parc. Dozens of not hundreds of flamingos are waiting for you amongst other beautiful birds. Go...More

Thank nicodvisor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely a good place to visit in the area. Lots of nice walks and the parks main attraction the Flamingos. Plenty of descriptions in both French and English. It's hot in this area so start your visit early.

Thank DCrocket01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome flamingos and wildlife that is truly inspirational. Long winding walks amidst the squawking of birds.

Thank Al B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This conversation area is worth a visit. The park offers viewing areas for a variety of birds and great stroll through the wetlands of the region (10 km of trails). People come for the flamingos and they are definitely a sight to see, but I...More

1  Thank Leena N
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Hundreds of flamingos - a spectacular sight . Never seen anything like it before. Recommend it highly

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ClaudiaG5965
10 February 2018|
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Response from Aapopg V |
Hi, i can't tell you at what time exactly flamingos will leave the parc !! come around 6PM, you can stay until sunset, and it's the best time for birdwatching in summer
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KitsyFord
8 August 2016|
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Response from 359fredericl | Property representative |
Hello the fee is 7,50€ / adult and 5€/ child from 4 to 12 years best regards
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2 August 2016|
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Response from BertXL | Reviewed this property |
The ornithology parc is a lot easier and you are sure to see flamingoes, herons and other wildlife. You can also visit the nature reserve but that does not guarantee anything. We were lucky and saw flamingoes, a red kite and... More
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