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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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Amazing Owls

Fantastic to see such beautiful owls & learn about themin a lovely, relaxing, no rush place. My 14... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tinaosull
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Cobh, Ireland
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Amazing birds and staff

This was hands down the best part of our visit to trabolgan, the birds were just amazing. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sal1987
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Waterford, Ireland
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Trabolgan Holiday Centre, Midleton, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days 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

1  Thank tinaosull
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 2 days 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

1  Thank Sal1987
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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 3 days 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

1  Thank Siobhan O
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days 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 1 week 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 6 days 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 1 week 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

1  Thank HoneyG1
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Samantha M, Manager at Birds of Prey Educational Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't speak anymore highly about this place. The environment for the birds is so relaxed and the staff are Amazing so informative and passionate about the safety of these beautiful birds. Sam your a credit to womankind. Nameste 🕉

Thank Tracey C
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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 Tracey, it was really lovely to meet you. Hope the owl Chaka pendant works it’s magic for you. Thank you for coming up to support us, Kindest regards Sam ❤️🦉

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I fully believe the main reason i return to Trabolgan each year is for the birds of prey centre! Its the absolute highlight for myself and my 6 year old son! The welcome we recieve each year is unbelievable ! Every day in Trabolgan we...More

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

Hi Claire, Thank you very very much for posting your lovely review to TripAdvisor. We love when you and Jack, Siobhan and Aoife visit every year! It wouldn’t be the same without ye. 😀. Each year ye come up to support us, and it really...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To say a visit to Sam TIsh and the magnificent owls was fantastic is understated.such a welcome I lost track how many years we are coming down to trabolgan but bird of prey house is always our no.1 place to visit Lucy Oscar and whisper...More

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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 Pat, and congratulations on winning a return holiday. It’s always lovely to see you and your lovely family. Thrilled you and Caoimhe enjoyed the Hawk flying experience. Enjoy the fabulous photos. Lots of love Sam and Tish...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sam,Tish and Angela made the kids feel very special. The owls are stunning! We got some great pictures. Really Fun and facinating.experience Highlight of our trip to Trabolgan.More

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

Your review title, made us laugh! 😀 Thank you for taking the time to review our Centre, so glad you enjoyed the experience with us. Very much looking forward to welcoming you and your family in the future. Thank you for coming up to support...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most friendly staff, and amazing birds! We can't speak highly enough of Sam and Tish in Birds of Prey. They were so patient and helpful with my inquisitive bunch! You can see that they are really passionate about what they do!More

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

Hello, thank you very much for taking the time to write your review on our Centre. Yes it’s teue, we are very passionate about what we do, and that shows. Thank you very much for coming up to support us, it really is appreciated. See...More

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Pat W
15 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
14 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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