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African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Address: Umlaas Road | 4km north of the N3 highway, take exit 65, Pietermaritzburg 3730, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 785 4382
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08:30 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 16:30

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The show was intetesting and very informative. Very nice to be able to go to the different bird cages and have information available about them.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Porgieboy
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The show was intetesting and very informative. Very nice to be able to go to the different bird cages and have information available about them.

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Thank Porgieboy
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Loved it.Nice ampitheathre where show is held.Very up close and personal with a variety of birds of prey.Been there a couple of times and the shows are always different. Birds are well cared for and it's a must for younger kids

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Thank Carla G
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Breathtaking views and peaceful atmosphere. . Birds of Prey very well taken care of and Shannon is amazing with the knowledge she shares with everybody. A wonderful opportunity to see these birds of prey up close and personal and flying over our heads! Wonderful opportunity for amazing photos and visiting these birds in rehabilitation.. A wonderful job done by Shannon... More 

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Thank mchase977
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

All the birds are well-taken care of ♡African birds of Prey is situated in the midst of breathing taking views and has a cafe for a quick snack.

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Thank Pravisha M
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Close up and interactive - you don't even hear the birds above your heads. If you love birds, you will love this sanctuary.

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Thank sbsmith2016
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

An excellent opportunity to capture Raptures / Birds of Prey in flight. Truly worthwhile sanctuary to visit and see the wonderful rehabilitation of all types of injured birds of prey and the love and care they obtain from Shannon and her staff.

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Thank Ron L
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Spent an hour or so at the birds of prey park. The birds were amazing and well looked after. This is a sanctuary for injured birds (hit by cars, rescued from illegal poaching etc). Some are now blind or injured. You can also see zebra at the park. Definitely worth a look!

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Thank Adrian M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Such an interesting place to visit with such dedicated staff who are passionate about their job. The bird show definitely the highlight - truly so lovely.

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Thank Megan B
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Take my hat out to these guys. best bird shows ever. to watch tiny owls been trained to fly amongst the audience and other birds perform never before seen tricks this place is the bomb. Loved every minute of my time spent there. Worth every cent a must experience

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day trip. Make sure you don't mis the show @ 10h30. Very avordabel at only R70 per person! The ladt that present the show is very passionate about what she does and care for.

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