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Umgeni River Bird Park

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490 Riverside Road | Umgeni Park area, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 579 4600
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Family outing

We spent the morning walking around looking at the birds and also went to the 11am show which was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nolisa1416
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Ladysmith, South Africa
via mobile
Fantastic Bird Show

It was our first time to the bird park and we were delighted. Although we could not go into the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paola044
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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490 Riverside Road | Umgeni Park area, Durban 4051, South Africa
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+27 31 579 4600
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent the morning walking around looking at the birds and also went to the 11am show which was enjoyable. Was a lovely morning for the family....will have too come back again as most of the aviaries were closed for breeding season for most of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our first time to the bird park and we were delighted. Although we could not go into the aviaries as it was mating season, there was still loads of birds to see. The cages were well kept and the whole venue was so...More

1  Thank Paola044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see many colorful birds in this park, some are endemic others are from foreign countries. The staff are really passionate about the birds. They do care about them and have some projects to protect threatened south african species like the ground hornbill. In...More

1  Thank peripatus333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This must be on every visitor to Durban;s list of what to do. The park is well kept, has great staff and a big variety of birds. Great outing!

1  Thank Violetvz
Reviewed 6 September 2017

great place and amazing venue, its a burst with colour , so many different birds too see, and the staff are so friendly.

1  Thank Russ P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

for children and adults the ultimate experience in knowing birds. it is fun and you learn a lot. topattraction in Durban and not very known

1  Thank franco t
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great experience, awesome bird show & loved feeding the swans & lorakeets. We took our 7 year old niece & my mum & all had a lovely time.

1  Thank Rowena G
Reviewed 31 August 2017

A very well organized and laid-out exhibition. Many amazing birds from all oveer hte world. Instructive and informative.

Thank pjvg9141
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Umgeni Bird Park with our family, including two young children and two grandparents. We all enjoyed the experience so much and found it excellent value. Be sure to time your trip so you can see one of the two bird shows (included in...More

1  Thank HappyPunkin
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Beautiful setting, wonderful selection of birds, run on a dime by bird lovers in a safe child friendly setting!

1  Thank Caseyjanejorgensen
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missjmq
2 July 2016|
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Response from Karin H | Reviewed this property |
Actually I did recommend the bird park by mentioning it was well worth visiting. It is beautifully situated, has wide variety of birds. They also rehabilitate birds there and offer some educational shows daily.
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