McBean Lagoon National Natural Park, Providencia Island

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Step into a modern-day paradise at McBean Lagoon National Natural Park, a reserve with a rich biodiversity of marine life and wildlife. Established in 1995, the site protects a number of different ecosystems such as coral reefs, mangrove forests, tropical dry forests, and sea grass. The park also serves as an essential breeding ground for over 70 migratory and local avian species; look for rare breeds such as green heron, royal tern, brown booby, and frigatebird. Try snorkeling in the crystal clear waters to see an array of marine life. Work out when and for how long to visit McBean Lagoon National Natural Park and other Providencia Island attractions using our handy Providencia Island vacation builder.
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  • This place is amazing, beautiful crystal clear water, we saw rays and turtles, but there weren't as many fish as we expected and the coral definitely looks stressed. I hate to think what will happen i...  more »
  • A small park but that makes it special because you can see the whole area in less than 2 hours, plus you can swim, kayak or dive to appreciate the wealth of marine life. The different colours of the w...  more »
  • Snorkelling was probably the #1 best thing we did in Providencia. It lies on the 3rd largest barrier reef in the world and given the remoteness you can often have it all to yourself. The colour of the...  more »