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Birds of Prey Educational Centre

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Trabolgan Holiday Centre, Midleton, Ireland
+353 21 466 1551
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Fabulous!

Had a lovely visit in which my four year old was treated like royalty! Sam was so nice and you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martinafitz
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My 11 year old daughter did the Harry Potter experience it was the highlight of her trip to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacquiosull
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Trabolgan Holiday Centre, Midleton, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit in which my four year old was treated like royalty! Sam was so nice and you can tell how much she adores her job! The owls are so well cared for and healthy looking. We got the most beautiful professional photos...More

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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Martina, Thank you very much for your lovely review. Thrilled you loved your photos, your child will be so proud 😀 Thank you very much for coming up to support us, and we look forward to welcoming you again next time at Trabolgan Holiday...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 11 year old daughter did the Harry Potter experience it was the highlight of her trip to Trabolgan.. Sam and the girls were lovely, the souvenir sleeve and photos are stunning and it is great value.

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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. Your little girl is a credit to you. Her Harry Potter photos are magical. 😀. Thank you for coming up to support us. Kind regards. Sam. ❤️🦉

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely time and got Harry Potter pictures of the family was loads of fun, photos brilliant quality tooMore

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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your recent review. The Harry Potter Experience is proving to be incredibly popular with young and old alike! Everyone loves our exclusive Hogwarts photo sleeve. Thank you very much for coming up to support us. Kindest regards. Sam. ⚡️ 👓...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at trabolgan and the highlight was the birds of prey centre run by Sam and Tish amazing experience with some lovely owls and a flying experience as well. Visited the centre about three to four times over a week and the...More

Thank Killian K
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review Killian. It was lovely to meet you all. The flying experience was great fun for me too. 😀. Thank you very much for coming up to support us. Enjoy your photos with Genie, Ocras, Oscar and Zola....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to Trabolgan last weekend to meet up with my sister and her family. While there we visited the Birds of Prey centre. My daughter just LOVED this place.....so much we went back again the next day. She held Poncho the...More

Thank Deirdre O
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Deirdre, Thank you very much for reviewing our Bird of Prey Centre. It was lovely to meet all the family, your little girl was such a sweetie. ☺️ I hope you enjoy the photos and look forward to welcoming you all again. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to see such beautiful owls & learn about themin a lovely, relaxing, no rush place. My 14 year old daughter was amazed to watch Oscar, largest owl, turn his head full circle. A thank you to Sam, the owl owner, for putting us at...More

Thank tinaosull
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very for your recent review on TripAdvisor, it really is appreciated. It was lovely to meet you all, and yes you’re right! Oscar is a head turner 😀 See you all next time. Thank you for supporting us. Kindest regards. Sam. ❤️🦉

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was hands down the best part of our visit to trabolgan, the birds were just amazing. The staff were brilliant, Sam the bird handler was so friendly and the love she has for her birds is lovely to see. Tish in the gift shop...More

Thank Sal1987
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Centre. It was really lovely to meet you all. Enjoy all your gorgeous photos and we look forward to welcoming you all again. Thank you for supporting us. Lots of love. Sam...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Lots of owls to see. The ladies have a Harry Potter photo package, where you dress in a robe,wand and glasses and have your picture taken holding an owl. Great value and excellent service. They also sell Harry Potter merchandise at...More

Thank Siobhan O
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Siobhan for your recent review on our Centre. Thrilled you availed for our incredibly popular Harry Potter Experience. The exclusive Hogwarts photo sleeves are a wonderful souvenir of the visit. Thank you for coming up to support us, and we look...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get an up close look at birds of prey from all over the world. The demonstration of birds like a hawk and a falcon flying freely, and chasing prey are worth the long drive. So excited to have the opportunity to have a hawk on...More

Thank Colette H
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your recent review. Loved meeting you and your family. See you all next time. Thank you for supporting us. Kindest regards. Sam. 🦉❤️

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Way overdue in writing this , we just had our second visit and hard to believe it was even better than the last . This beautifully run centre is a step inside the world of some of the worlds most stunning owls - what regal...More

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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. It was wonderful to see you and your lovely family again this year. You are so good for coming up to support us. Looking forward to welcoming ye same time next year....More

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Pat W
16 January 2018|
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Response from Lindsay M | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately not but children can hold the birds for photographs and it's not very expensive to do that.
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valerie m
23 July 2016|
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Response from Shaun N | Reviewed this property |
€4 per person & €12 for a family of 4
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Gillian B
15 August 2015|
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Response from Samantha M | Property representative |
We are based on the grounds of Trabolgan Holiday Villiage, a fee to come on site applies ( check with Trabolgan or grabone offers for price) entrance into centre is €12 for a family of 4. Thank you.
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