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Birds of Eden

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Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
+27 82 979 5683
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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, visitors can experience the thrill of spotting almost 3500 previously captive birds of over 200 different species flying free and living natural lives. The scenery alone warrants a visit with hundreds of different plant and tree species plus there are giant fruit bats, golden-handed tamarins and the smallest of the antelopes, Blue duikers. Visits to Birds of Eden are self-guided and you are free to wander for as long as you wish at your own pace. Guided tours for group bookings can also be arranged on request at no additional cost.
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  • Average5%
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few hours treat for a three generation family enjoyed by all. Great variety of birds in a well laid out space. Highly recommended.

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like birds, you really need to go here. It's a great sanctuary. One bird took a dislike to my partner and attacked him, it was actually hilarious - the bird was small - Included him in the pictures first guy!

Thank michelleGon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked and paid for 4 activities on trip advisor and the last activity was the Birds of Eden. When we got there they told me they had never before had a booking from trip advisor. They said there was a marketing manager who the...More

Thank Edmund H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guides was great and kept bubbling with information. His little parrot Macau friend kept following us in this paradise for birds. This place is well worth the visit.

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning birds to view in a huge open net area. If you love creatures and photography this is the place for you!

Thank Mands101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a number of times, one of those times on our honeymoon and again most recently with 2 children. A beautiful walk amongst some beautiful birds and we would definitely recommend this place to visit. We hope to be back soon!

Thank teamvisser2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Self guided tour but plenty of extremely knowledgable guides to answer questions. Great to see the birds flying around in the largest aviary. Ideal, educational and fascinating fun for all the family.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Knysna and visit Birds of Eden as often as possible. This amazing aviary is huge, with birds from around the world flying free, and yet familiar enough with people that you can be guaranteed some close up encounters with absolutely stunning birds...More

1  Thank Nicci D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't know much about birds. We don't know much more having been here, however we really enjoyed walking around the huge outdoor enclosure and simply watching the beautiful birds seemingly happily living amongst each other.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although a bit on the pricey side, the place is truley incredible! My family and i must have spent a minimum of 4 hours here looking for and checking off different species that we saw from a booklet purchased on arrival that i would recommended...More

1  Thank rachdw
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Johann L
27 December 2017|
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Response from Tyke70 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I can not remember but you can get a combine ticket with Monkey World which is a good deal
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.