Trip Planner: Caribbean / Antigua and Barbuda / Antigua / Saint John Parish / St. John's / Great Bird Island
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.Make Great Bird Island a part of your St. John's vacation plans using our St. John's trip planning site.
Tours To Great Bird Island
Eco- Adventure Antigua From St. John's BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $115
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Snorkel and Kayak Adventure in Antigua BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $157
Duration: 6 hours
Great Bird Island Reviews
We visited this island as part of our Eco Tour. We enjoyed snorkelling, a fantastic lunch on the beach and lovely walk to the top of the island to see fantastic views. Highly recommended, especially..... more »
Our family did the 'Half Day Eco Tour' from Shoretrips.com & visited Bird Island as part of the trip. It was so beautiful! The hike to the top was fun & the views were spectacular! We were... more »
Beautiful island in Antigua, whole day can be spent here with beach and hiking around bird island. You will get to see lots of birds.
The best getaway spot in the island, I camp there every year.
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