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Simar Nature Reserve

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Triq Il-Pwales, Xemxija, Island of Malta SPB 4011, Malta
+356 2134 7646
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Back to nature

In the heat of June it was pleasant to wander in the shady countryside for a while. Birds aplenty... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
jackieallan2009
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Is Simar Nature Reserve

Average rating given. This was due to seeing only about 16 different species of bird during our... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Janice B
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Simar Nature Reserve is open from November to May on Sundays 10am-4pm. It is closed during the summer.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Jun 2018
“Back to nature”
29 Oct 2017
“Nice little bird reserve”
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Triq Il-Pwales, Xemxija, Island of Malta SPB 4011, Malta
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+356 2134 7646
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

In the heat of June it was pleasant to wander in the shady countryside for a while. Birds aplenty ,some rabbits and cats and lots of flora to study if that's your thing.

1  Thank jackieallan2009
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Average rating given. This was due to seeing only about 16 different species of bird during our visit. Staff reported that migration had come earlier than usual this year. However, it is a lovely, tranquil small reserve. Bird Malta appear to be trying very hard...More

Thank Janice B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Quickly gone thru in 5 minutes, very seasonal , a lot of birds in spring and late autumn, no birds at all between March-Oktober

Thank Niklas N
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This small nature reserve seems to only be open regularly on Sunday mornings.It is not worth travelling long distances for as it is only small and of course variable as to what you might see. There are several hides overlooking the man made wetland with...More

2  Thank Welshwasp
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We tried on two occasions to visit this reserve but on both occasions it was closed. It seems to only open in the winter so unfortunately we missed it.

1  Thank HantsShazam
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Malta is a stop off point for many migrating birds and this reserve is where many of them choose to stay while they are there.

Thank Trevor L
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

A little oasis in the middle of the northern part of Malta. Easy, pathed walking for all ages and several viewing points/ hides for photographs or just watching. Bird types vary with weather, time of year and if they have escaped the crazy hunters found...More

1  Thank PaulWoodward
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Very nice set up with two blinds for bird watching and a nice (short) walking path. Very pleasant and helpful volunteers. Open to the public weekends through the winter season. Our middle of November visit resulted with a few nice bird sightings including the lovely...More

1  Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

must go walk in pwales Xemxija... ideal in the winter months - pity the walk is short. other than that it is peaceful and picturesque

Thank DMica
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

Firstly this excellent reserve is only open in winter and only on Sundays. Sometimes it is open on Saturdays but this can only be found out by contacting Birdlife Malta who administer the site. It is located at the bottom of Xemxija 100m down Triw...More

Thank llanidloes999
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