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Booby Pond Nature Reserve

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Address: Little Cayman
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Home to one of the hemisphere's largest breeding populations of red-footed...

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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We enjoyed viewing the birds from the multiple free telescopes and learning about the other unique species on the island (rock iguana, snails, snakes, and others). The indoor... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 February 2016
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California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Well worth the visit, even though only open in the afternoons. Run by highly helpful volunteers who will provide as much information as you'd like or leave you alone - you choose. Free to visit, but donations appreciated. Information provided on the entire island, not just the birds. Bird viewing across the pond is fascinating as the Frigates harass the... More 

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St. Louis
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16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

We enjoyed viewing the birds from the multiple free telescopes and learning about the other unique species on the island (rock iguana, snails, snakes, and others). The indoor exhibit is relatively small, but well done and an easy walk from our lodging at the Little Cayman Beach Resort.

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Boskoop, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Beautiful birds at the booby pond. There even is a observation platform and the people of the reserve can tell a lot about the birds. Also a nice little shop.

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idaho
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Learned a lot about Boobies and Frigates and the amazing relationship they share in the reserve! They have wonderful viewing decks with telescopes to get an up close view of the nests.

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Thank mtnspirit
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

There were no boobys out until I was on the runway leaving the island ..great area set aside for them.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The museum and lookout for the Boobies was amazing! Lots of frigates and nest activity. Museum has binoculars for free usage.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

This is the place to see Red-footed Boobies, Magnificent Frigate Birds, the endangered West Indian Whistling Duck, several species of Herons and Egrets, Black-Necked Stilt, and other water birds. One of the best places to view the birds is from top deck of the Trust House, but you can also see them from the road. Volunteers a the Trust House... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Went in the early evening & the mosquitoes were bad. Boobies were in residence. Smelly but that's nature.

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Thank 127Dancer
George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We are so glad we went to the see the Boobys!! The viewing platform affords spectacular views of literally hundreds of red footed boobys as well as frigates. even if you are not a bird watcher, this is truly a sight worth seeing!

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Thank Robin T
Amarillo, Texas
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107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Not much too it. There are some birds...which you need binoculars to see. It's "O.K." but, I wouldn't count it worth going. However we did see a MASSIVE iguana. That was fun.

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