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The Island Parrot Sanctuary - CLOSED

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Wonderful place

We stayed at the lodge for the week and had a fantastic time. The sanctuary is a true haven for all... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2014
JennieD375
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Unique

A a local I can say this place is a true and genuine communal charity and is an unexpected treasure... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2014
Ciaran B
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3 Aug 2014
“Wonderful place”
2 May 2014
“Unique”
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The Island Parrot Sanctuary is a rescue center and is not open to the general public. We are however open for volunteers, we are always happy to hear from like minded people who are willing to give their time. Sadly we had to close to the general...more
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Horseshoe Bay | Kerrera, Oban PA34 4SX, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge for the week and had a fantastic time. The sanctuary is a true haven for all the birds, and to hear the parrots laughing and singing along with the volunteers is truly heartwarming. Especially when you know their backgrounds. It...More

4  Thank JennieD375
Reviewed 3 May 2014

A a local I can say this place is a true and genuine communal charity and is an unexpected treasure of Kerera. You will when you pass it as it is one of the noisiest places I know but the are very friendly and you...More

2  Thank Ciaran B
Reviewed 14 September 2013

me and my sister Amanda are raising money then donating it to the Parrot Island for food and homes From: Brooke & Amanda

2  Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Just back from a boat rip and a day to the Island of Kerrera. We stumbled across the marvellous parrot sanctuary where this delightful couple devote all their time and money to keeping this fabulous little sanctuary. They need funds desperately so please do give...More

1  Thank Travel_Teddybears
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We went to the island of kerrera on a Sunday due to the reviews I had read on here, I wanted to visit the sanctuary. Unfortunately it was not open when we went (23rd June 2013). I don't doubt it's a good charity but would...More

3  Thank Rachie77Sheffield
Reviewed 29 May 2013

You can hear the parrots before you see them! Friendly owners, extremely knowledgeable about their birds.

1  Thank handel02
Reviewed 20 September 2012 via mobile

This Parrot Sanctuary is a fabulous attraction just a five minute ferry ride from Oban. I stayed in their lodge, which sleeps 4-6 people and only costs £450 a week. The island is beautiful, you can go on plenty of long walks to look at...More

5  Thank AshleiMcKay
Reviewed 25 August 2012

We walked past this sanctuary and donated some funds but it wasn't open at the time. The owner and rescuer of these birds ( 70 at least) stopped to talk to us and told us some of the birds stories. Heartbreaking! I would encourage anyone...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 July 2012

wish we could have gone in but its only open to the public on sundays. They seem to do very good work here tho so make sure you donate! The island of kerrera is worth visiting if you like a good walk tho.

2  Thank Isla M
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Island of Kerrera is magical, even though it is so close to the mainland. Parrots really find sanctuary here

4  Thank misciomoscio
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