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Rocklands Bird Sanctuary

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Rocklands Road | Near Montego Bay & Anchovy on Rocklands road., Wiltshire, Jamaica
+1 876-952-2009
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Bird lovers have enjoyed visiting this country cottage, patios & Garden, Rocklands Bird Sanctuary for over 55 years. Visitors get to feed colorful hummingbirds birds by hand, see other wild birds on a patio in our cottage garden. Fritz your soft spoken host will show you how to feed the birds. Entry fee Adults USD$20. The country road to the sanctuary is 1/2 mile, winding uphill & bumpy and adds to the wilderness adventure :-) .
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Rocklands Road | Near Montego Bay & Anchovy on Rocklands road., Wiltshire, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From start to finish this was the most amazing place as a bird lover I was in my element. When we arrived we were sat down with another group was very quiet as we had to keep still. The man who showed us around was...More

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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to have your visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been there 3 times before on previous trips to Jamaica and to me it is a must do, away from your resort! You can only get their by taxi as there is no official tour there.All the official cab drivers at your hotel...More

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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We were so glad to have you return. Happy to know you enjoyed the visit. Were always happy when folks enjoy the experience for its simplicity,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Growing up watching David Attenborough, I've always wanted to see a Hummingbird...never did I imagine if get to feed one. Just awesome!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I spent an hour or so at the sanctuary. We loved being able to feed the streamertails and mangos right in front of us. The porch area is adorned with many feeders and filled with so many birds. It was a great...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

It was quite the ride to get to this place but well worth it! Probably a once in a lifetime experience!!

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Did it for my wife, and we were both happy we did it. Nice experience to try once. I don't think it is too expensive, and it doesn't take too long. Hummingbirds making a buzzing sound flying around you and sitting on your finger. Jamaican...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

When I arrived at the place, I asked how much is to stay there for bird photography till 5pm twice, he told me no worry, just stay there then pay whatever money. So I stayed there, streamtails are lovely to see, occasionally saw Jamaican Mongo...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place and did it. So it’s someone’s house in the woods news MoBay. The instructions are not supper clear. We got their for sunrise, but the ownerless asleep. After all it is a “manyana country”. Apparently he usually starts around 9-10. He...More

Thank SeattleLora
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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks for coming glad you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

So, they sit you on a chair and charge you $20 to hold a vial of hummingbird food. Yes, the birds do come and sit on your finger.... briefly. And that's it. There is a maybe 1 block trail through a wooded area. Nothing else!!...More

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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We are so sorry you were disappointed by your experience at Rocklands. What you experienced is exactly what is offered in all our rightups and information we provide. Others have been delighted and extatic at the experience that’s why we have a TripAdvisor certificate of...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife. Great little place with a good selection of common Jamaican birds. We arrived early, 9:30. Only one couple there. Hummers came to feed almost immediately. Only slight disappointment was Fritz the bird man wanted $20 dollars each to walk around the...More

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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thanks for coming and for your Frank review. The only additional fee should be for a guided birding tour of the area adjoining the sanctuary which lasts up to 2 hours by pre arrangement , with Fritz who is an excellent birder and knows local...More

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J J
10 May 2018|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the port is about a 30-40minute drive from the sanctuary. we are open daily from 10AM . entry is USD20. per adult. you should be able to get a taxi or tour bus from the port.
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DMcDonell
12 December 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
birds of north america or birds of the west indies there are also online aps
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Kcclyde
13 October 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the humming birds are there all day the doors open at 10 AM other birds tend to feed in the early morning and after noon.
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