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Barbados Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Farley Hill, Barbados
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See the wildlife of the tropics: hares, otters and lots of monkeys.

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On oasis of tranquility

Lovely quiet place to view monkeys, tortoise and other animals. Informal setting allows the animals and birds to wander about or doze in the shade. Take care not to tread on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really nice way to spend some time with mother nature. Lots of monkeys who just aimlessly roam about and sometimes get very close to you. There are also tortoises; turtles and iguanas so be careful not to stand on them as you walk around. Various species of birds fly about and there is a walk through aviary. Thankfully the... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely quiet place to view monkeys, tortoise and other animals. Informal setting allows the animals and birds to wander about or doze in the shade. Take care not to tread on anything as they do cross the footpaths. Takes about 40 minutes to get round, paths a bit uneven so watch your step. Well worth a visit though, really peaceful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a trip to the wildlife reserve very good. The paths around are a bit uneven but you get use to them and you don't mind sharing them with giant tortoises or the odd monkey which just walks passed as though you wern't there. Good value for money, be there around 2 that's when the monkeys come to the reserve... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Barbados Green Monkeys are common and are especially popular at the afternoon feeding time. Note that the monkeys are free to leave the reserve and often do so during the day. Birds vary from colourful parrots, flamingos' and peacocks to brown pelicans and sparrows. The walk-through aviary is a special treat. Reptile lovers will appreciate the collection of snakes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the wildlife reserve as part of a 'Caves and Critters' excursion (first stop was Harrison's Cave). I liked the reserve and saw quite a few different animals and reptiles. I was lucky to have been there at feeding time, so saw quite a few monkeys. I didn't really like the aviary, as I felt the cages were too... More 

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Barbados Wildlife Reserve was one of two places where we had listed as "must do it again" on our second vacation to Barbados. To be honest, the reserve is nothing grand or special. There are areas with snakes, birds, and lizards. You can enjoy a short walk along the paths to see rabbits, peacocks, a few small deer, and many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit ,took members of my family this time,my brother his wife and two daughters,its not what you would call made of money but ,love this place,peacocks, dear ,tortoises ,birds crocks,and wild monkeys,worth a visit ,monkeys will appear and eat out of your hand,they are wild monkeys so all precautions should be taken,the parks workers will tell and show you... More 

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New Glasgow, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight of our trip was going at 2pm for feeding time at the wildlife reserve. So many monkeys, deer and tortoises that they are basically pushing you over to get to the food. I would estimate that there were about 20 deer, lots of birds with a couple peacocks, and probably about 50-60 monkeys that showed up for feeding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Usually I do not visit Zoo's ,etc. Here the first difference is that most of the Reserve's animal residents are free to leave. At 2o'clock in the afternoon they get fed and that is something to behold. Little deer ,turtles ,monkeys and that is only a small quote for what comes out of the bushes to feed, while you can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Variety of animals roaming around, deer, tortoises and monkeys, lots of monkeys. That is to say at first you only see a few monkeys but make sure you are there at 2pm when the animals get fed. Keeper appears at 2pm with a wheel barrow full of cut up fruit and vegetables which is tipped on the ground in a... More 

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