Great Bird Island, St. John's

4.8
#2 of 7 in Parks in St. John's
Great Bird Island is a tiny islet lying almost three kilometres north-east of Antigua. Measuring just 20acre, smaller than most city parks, it is the only place on Earth where you can see an Antiguan racer, West Indian whistling ducks and red-billed tropicbirds (Phaethon aethereus). Luckily for the snake, there are no mongooses on the island, although hundreds of black rats lived there until recently. The island is currently privately owned by an American businessman.
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  • we had the best snorkeling here but you have to attach your dingy to the moorings on the beach. the guide was very unclear about that and then we got in the way of aggressive kite surfers.  more »
  • Great Bird Island is on St. John's, no facilities, lots of birds, surprising clean with no maintainess.  more »
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  • Well worth a visit but ideally you need a boat to get there
  • The scenery was awesome and the boat ride over breathtaking....#ILiveWhereYouVacation!!
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