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Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay)

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Bird lovers have enjoyed visiting this tranquil country cottage, patios & quaint Garden to feed the birds. Just 35 minutes from Montego Bay Rocklands Bird Sanctuary has operated over 55 years. Visitors get to feed colorful hummingbirds birds by...more
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Rocklands Road | Near Montego Bay & Anchovy on Rocklands road., Wiltshire, Jamaica
+1 876-952-2009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$40 per person to feed hummingbirds and walk around hoping to see other birds, which you may not. The hummingbird experience was amazing, but not worth the $80 my husband and I spent for what equated to a half hour of feeding birds and 2...More

Thank Arielle-LMSW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is located in the mountains near Montego Bay, and took about 90 minutes by taxi from Negril, and some windy bumpy roads to get to. A few of us got sick in the taxi (both ways 😳), but it was still totally worth...More

Thank Mare524
conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for you visit and kind review and rating. Do come again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

DO NOT get in a taxi and not ask for the price of the fare before you set off. 2km into this trip and we were dealt with a $250 bill. Visited the bird sanctuary and sat for 20 minutes with my finger out listening...More

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conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Definitely check and negotiate with taxis in Jamaica before any trip. . We have no connection with taxis whatsoever to sorry this spoiled your visit. !! Rocklands is a bird sanctuary and the main attraction is having wild humming birds sit and feed from your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place, amazing view, so many interesting birds as well as plants/flowers. I had a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Every birdwatcher who wants to see many different bird species in a short period of time must visit Rockland's bird sanctuary. Of course the streamertails that come on your finger are fun, but the place is really interesting because, thanks to the offering of different...More

3  Thank gras4711
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Beyond the beaches and cocktails Jamaica is famous for, we found this tiny oasis of tranquility. It was mesmerizing to see the delicate "doctor birds" --gorgeous green-and-black, swallow-tailed symbols of Jamaica--up close. The hummingbirds are impossibly tiny, incredibly shiny creatures that come and perch on...More

1  Thank Chris76828970
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A tranquil and beautiful place of calm and natural wonder. The hummingbirds are absolutely stunning, and to have the delicate little creatures perch on your finger is a really wonderful experience. We also saw many other type of birds, including some rather rowdy parrots that...More

1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Its quite a small garden smacked in the hills of Montego Bay. However it's a birdlovers paradise as they are many species of birds all living in the wild, the hummingbird being the star of the show, as you get to interact personally with this...More

Thank Errol H
conleysalmon, Owner at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary (Near Montego Bay), responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for coming , we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

The sanctuary itself is a lot smaller than I expected. You don't really walk around much. When you enter the garden patio area, there are chairs where you are told to sit right after you pay the $20 (CASH ONLY) entrance fee. The attendant puts...More

2  Thank Becky H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Rockland bird sanctuary is a peaceful refuge in the hills over Montego Bay where the national bird of Jamaica visits small, handheld bottles of sugar water. Fritz and his assistant provide instruction and even took photos forme. This was a special opportunity to experience the...More

1  Thank Karen D
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10 May 2018|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the port is about a 30-40minute drive from the sanctuary. we are open daily from 10AM . entry is USD20. per adult. you should be able to get a taxi or tour bus from the port.
12 December 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
birds of north america or birds of the west indies there are also online aps
13 October 2017|
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Response from conleysalmon | Property representative |
the humming birds are there all day the doors open at 10 AM other birds tend to feed in the early morning and after noon.