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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%
  • Poor1%
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“bird life” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
+27 82 979 5683

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We planned our trip to include a visit to Birds of Eden. My family was more impressed than me. For me it was a bit pricey, but it is certainly worth a visit.

Thank Johann W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Really lovely visit, very knowledgeable staff - also a coffee shop with great carrot cake. The birds were all so beautiful, diverse and even friendly - one parrot came and hopped on our shoulders!

Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Here's one trip while visiting Plettenberg everyone should visit if you like exotic bird life. Once inside the enclosure it's like a tropical paradise. From a variety of tropical plants and beautiful waterfalls to walkways that gives you the feel of being high up in...More

Thank yorkshiregrit22
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Birds of Eden. Personally I detest having to see animals in cages, but this is a sure winner amongst the little ones. Pity about all the rescued "house" parrots sitting around saying "hello" to passers-by.

Thank Reint G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit! Kids loved spotting birds and duiker in the indigenous setting. Can be a little nippy in the winter so bring a puffer jacket just in case.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Vast array of different birds. It was one of those torrential days when the rain just doesn't stop!! Lots of cover under the trees and lot of vantage points to view the birds. Nice clean café too. Close to jukani and monkeyland so don't miss...More

Thank zippy1963
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were visiting Monkeyland and added this on since they were so close. Pretty glad we did. It was interesting seeing all the different birds. The most interesting ones for us were the bats. If you have some extra time I would defiantly to this....More

Thank CloudPotatoes
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This was the second visit I had made to this place. I seemed that there were fewer birds than on my previous visit, but I might be wrong. It was a cloudy day. I was so enchanted when I could sit down and take a...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The parc is not too big, but has a very nice walking route through a jungle like surrounding. It is in open air, but covered by a net to keep the birds in. There are several sorts of African and exotic birds. Buy the booklet...More

Thank Travelowls2017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

A lovely experience. I am not in favour of birds in cages or any kind of captivity, but these birds are in a really, really enormous aviary and they seem quite happy. You walk along a boardwalk through forests and past ponds and waterfalls. According...More

Thank DoctorLindy
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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.
28 March 2016|
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Response from Deon D | Reviewed this property |
No, you can use it within a few days. But also include the Jukani wildlife park into your combo ticket. It is wort a visit. Combo tickets can be used to visit the park in the morning, and maybe return late afternoon again... More
Annemarie J
26 December 2015|
Response from Deon D | Reviewed this property |
No, not really. There is a nice restaurant at the Monkeyland portion.