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Address: Major Donald Dr. (also known as Lighthouse Rd | Cayman Brac, Cayman Brac
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Parrot Preserve - A must see is the 180 acre preserve which was established...

Parrot Preserve - A must see is the 180 acre preserve which was established to protect the endemic, endangered Cayman Brac Parrot. There is a two mile nature trail for hiking through the Preserve--a good place to see the beautiful local flora and fauna as well.

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Parrots

We drove past this area while searching for it as it is a small sign at the side of the road, and enough room to park a couple of cars. it is very low key, but an enjoyable... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Colin S
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San Francisco CA
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

An easy walk over a wooden boardwalk. We saw quite a few birds and even a couple of the rare parrots. A wonderful nature walk.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was so great to find these beautiful parrots. We went around 6 pm and they were all around. They're very loud so when you hear them, start looking up in the trees. It's a beautiful little walk into their little jungle.

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Thank lmg1962
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

It's a very short walk and it's hard to spot. You'll see a boardwalk on the left if you're traveling east on the southern road. It's very easy to miss, but if you do, it's worth it to drive to the end of the line for the great view. If you want to see parrots you need to be quiet... More 

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Thank bouncinround
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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We drove past this area while searching for it as it is a small sign at the side of the road, and enough room to park a couple of cars. it is very low key, but an enjoyable stroll along the boardwalk. We saw several birds, some cactus, and interesting rock formations, but not a parrot to be seen. The... More 

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Thank Colin S
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Nice walk, little bit overgrown, be prepared, take care to follow the National Trust signs, wear good walking shoes. The 1/3 mile to the Bluff edge along the Bight path is also worth it for the view to the sea. We went early morning, but saw no parrots as we learned the next day from a local resident that at... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great for Flora/Fauna people. Take water and wear good shoes. We saw a big Iguana. It's a nice activity for dive off days.

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Thank Shawn M
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We went to the Parrot Preserve around noon in late April and did indeed see a few parrots...but probably would have seen more in early morning or late afternoon. The boardwalk is easy to walk but we would rate the trails that we hiked as at least intermediate level, so as others have said, wear good hiking shoes or boots.

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Thank BhamGuy2016
South Lake Tahoe, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

We saw one pair of parrots. BUT! We went at the wrong time; we went in the late morning. But we had a guy tell us that early in the morning or late in the afternoon is best, because that's when the birds come out.

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Thank Uphilldeb
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great seeing these parrot's in their natural state. Best to go early morning or after 4 to the road to the lighthouse. You can hear them if your car windows are down-and will then know to stop.

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Thank Crazyh0rse67
Fairfield County, CT
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We casually strolled on the boardwalk after parking the car a short ways away in the designated parking area. We immediately saw several parrots fly by. After walking about 50 yards farther they (or some others) were perched in a tree fairly close to the path. A Kodak moment! A plus is the red birch trees. If you go and... More 

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