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Oroklini Lake

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We just stop there for 10 minutes but is really nice places for the children's for watching the... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
Κυπρος Κ
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Cyprus
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Brilliant guide and demonstration

We are just back from a visit to the lake. Every Monday between the 1st of November and the 31st... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
johnfergliv
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We just stop there for 10 minutes but is really nice places for the children's for watching the birds and other's.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Κυπρος Κ
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We are just back from a visit to the lake. Every Monday between the 1st of November and the 31st March 10.15 to 12.30 there is a free bird watching session followed by a basket weaving and cookery demonstration. Yiota was a brilliant enthusiastic bird...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank johnfergliv
Reviewed 30 December 2018

One of the natural wetlands of the island with great value for wildlife. This natural wetland is located in the suburbs of Larnaca, in the outskirts of the village of Oroklini. Shallow water, natural salt-marsh with an area of approximately half a square kilometre which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This isn't the most spectacular lake I have ever seen. However, I had never seen flamingoes in the wild before today. There was a small group feeding in the shallow water and it was great to see. A number of people were there enjoying this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shergie
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This is no doubt one the most noted features of Larnaca, but we were sad to have missed the Flamingos that migrate to this location.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Allan M
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Visit the orokolini lake on our way to the villages. Not much water, but the flamingo has begun to come. It’s a small lake, at the time it was not much water. It’s nice that Cyprus conserve this nature.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Magnusigbg
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

It’s been a dry summer for much of Europe so in October the Oroklini salt lake is not much more than a puddle but still has some amazing wetland bird life. I walked several Km from my hotel, a scary unpavemented route battling fast traffic....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paperclipp
Reviewed 22 October 2018

this was very close to our hotel. it is very close to the road. in oct not much to see. not worth driving here on purpose. no birds

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tracyngal
Reviewed 30 September 2018

When the lake is full between December and June, a whole host of birds visit this place, including the well known flamingoes. Birdwatchers come from afar to visit. It is a special place.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank NormaJames
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a real nature gem in an area that is being developed fast, unfortunately. The lake is a heaven for birds and actually there is a small wooden outpost on which you can go and look out at the birds.Sometime Birdwatchers Cyprus organise events...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MyriaAntCy
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