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Ghadira Nature Reserve

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Outstanding views.

This has a bit of a climb attached but believe me it’s well worth it, the views from the headland... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stafford, United Kingdom
Nice place in the middle of nature

At first I couldn´t find it, then outised it looked like it doesn´t work but when I entered I was... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Radka V
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“bird life”(6 reviews)
“nice walk”(7 reviews)
“bird watchers”(4 reviews)
Għadira Nature Reserve is open from November to May on Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm. Entrance is free and there is no need to book.
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Ghadira Bay, Il-Mellieha Malta Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 9061, Malta
+356 7955 4347
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has a bit of a climb attached but believe me it’s well worth it, the views from the headland are magnificent.

Thank Pieonear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about this place before going to Malta and was really hoping to catch a sighting of the migratory flamingos that had been staying at the reserve. Luckily I got some photos of the last flamingo (others had already left). The volunteers were...More

Thank KLV88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was free to enter and the staff were very helpful and chatty when we asked questions about the birds at the reserve but I feel this would have been more suited to bird watchers as really you need binoculars to see the birds. We...More

Thank LauraFlora21
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Walked past it the first couple of times doesn't really stand out as such.When inside the reserve found no routes to follow or points of interest

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Used the reserve as a walk up to the Red Tower. The reserve is a little unkempt and smells of sewerage as you enter from the main road. I did like the stepped footpath up to the tower which was a hard steep walk. One...More

Thank WelshLorna
Reviewed 4 May 2018

At first I couldn´t find it, then outised it looked like it doesn´t work but when I entered I was really surprised what´s in! Pure nature in the middle of "nowhere"! It´s quite small area but very nice walk and view. I even saw some...More

1  Thank Radka V
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Great visit on a very windy Saturday afternoon. Squacco Heron was the highlight but lots of other interesting birds around. The team in the visitor centre from BirdLife Malta were great - very knowledgeable and very helpful. Only downside was the reserve is only open...More

Thank simonwareham1
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Small peaceful nature reserve run by Bird Malta, who appear to be doing good work in conservation and educating against killing of birds. Two hides with staff who were friendly and wanting to pass on their bird knowledge. No large nos of bird species, but...More

1  Thank Janice B
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Visited here with small children and really enjoyed it. The staff are very helpful and pointed out the birds that could be seen from the second hide. Well worth visiting for a quiet walk through nature.

1  Thank 737MichaelF737
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a lovely nature reserve to enjoy on a quiet and sunny day. Be sure to grab a set of binoculars from the office!

Thank gsiniloo
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4 February 2015|
Response from M L | Reviewed this property |
Flamingo. Spotting a chameleon though was a delight on the path towards the second hide.