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Birds of Eden

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Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Birds of Eden is part of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA). Birds of Eden is the largest single-dome free flight aviary in the world, spanning 2.3 hectares of natural forests, streams and dams. With over a kilometre of walkways...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
+27 82 979 5683
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place! Amazing birds & wonderful experience. I really enjoyed the visit. There are huge trees & vegetation & the boardwalk is easy to follow.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacinthe19432015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birds of Eden is such a fantastic place to get up close and personal with some beautiful wildlife. You can enjoy the more confident residents or seek out the more elusive ones. Because the birds are free to fly wherever they wish in the huge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank paulhowse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth every penny. So many birds and all free to fly in a huge canopied forestry environment. The colours, the number of different species was fabulous. Easy to walk round and lots of seats to rest on. Need to take your time and keep your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stellar723
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a bird watcher but I could have spent all day here. There is such an array of birds & if you really take your time and look around you'll get to see most up close. We even encountered a parrot that mimicked us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Broni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A highlight of our visit! This bird paradise has tremendous variety of birds. The walkways are laid out well and each turn brings surprises of birds that are very comfortable and unstressed in the environment. Different levels of the enclosure reveal different types of birds....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome. We arrived late in the day but there was plenty to see. Advise going earlier so that you can spend time really looking at the magnificent birds. There are apparently 205 species to spot!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Johnston s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the price of admission. You would be amazed with the different array of birds all within a natural setting. This is a huge bird sanctuary providing the birds with a natural habitat. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mambo4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a huge "forest" where the birds are free roaming. So you need to spot the birds between the trees, but trust me, you will see a lot! Loved the flamingos! Beautiful place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lerina222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The size of the aviary takes the breath away, and the diversity of bird life amongst the soaring trees, shaded paths and waterways provides fascination for all ages. Even for those who may have little interest in birds in daily life, this visit will lift...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CoJonesUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a 'twitcher' for my sins and I love photographing birds. My wife likes to see all forms of wildlife but her enthusiasm does not quite match mine. Should I see a new species or 'lifer' then I have the patience to happily camp...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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27 December 2017|
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Response from Jann01 | Reviewed this property |
You can go through again on the same day using the same ticket. We went early in the morning and stayed for about 2 hours, went hiking at Robberg Peninsula and then returned and spent another couple of hours until closing... More
11 December 2017|
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Response from alanwooding | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. There are steps and ramps but if you take it easy it should be ok.
1 February 2017|
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Response from HerRoyalHickup | Property representative |
Hi There - you can just show up and buy your ticket at the door.