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Umgeni River Bird Park

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#9 of 120 things to do in Durban Features Animals
490 Riverside Road | Umgeni Park area, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 579 4600
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Really nice birdshow

We were almost the only guests at this place but we had a really good time as we got a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sofia B
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Orebro, Sweden
Free flight show

Thoroughly enjoyed the live show! Was informative and entertaining. The park itself is great if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jaco M
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“free flight” (8 reviews)
“bird food” (4 reviews)
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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 3 days ago

We were almost the only guests at this place but we had a really good time as we got a very informative "bird show". As we were to few ppl there they couldnt offer us the normal bird show but instead of that they showed...More

Thank Sofia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the live show! Was informative and entertaining. The park itself is great if you are looking for some slow relaxation. Ideal for families with kids as the birds are very colourful and make a variety of noises. Enough to keep the senses busy....More

Thank Jaco M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is good for family visit - particularly with kids, as there are a number of different things that kids can enjoy. The bird show is well executed and enjoyed by all age groups. Quite a variety of birds - well kept and displayed.

Thank Ehsan R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located right across the lovely Umgeni River. Easy to find and parking is available. Ideal for families with young children (and even not so young). A bird show is available at certain times. Be sure to check the times. It is quite nice. The park...More

Thank Junaid S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Hadn't visited for very many years but with a family member visiting from the UK we decided to visit for a couple of hours. Many hours later the consensus was that it was definitely worth a visit. The variety of birds from far & wide...More

Thank TnTdurbs
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Fabulous day out, so much to see and so diverse. Staff are friendly and the show is excellent! You must do the enclosed bird cage and take the nectar in, such fun!

Thank natashabT3064VJ
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My daughter went here on a school excursion and was adamant that we take her again. Being a long time resident of Durban i ahve never been here despite passing it numerous times. We got there just in time for the bird show and what...More

Thank peerr2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the Umgeni River bird park with my 2 year old grandson. He was fascinated with different species of birds. Thoroughly enjoyed the the bird show, especially the owl. The Marsh Aviary enclosure was his favourite especially with the ducks. Participated in the Easter egg...More

Thank Sewpersads
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Brought an 11 year old here and she had a great time seeing all the different species of birds. Nicely laid out, fun and educational. Would recommend.

Thank Willie1888
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It is a year or so since we were last here - the whole park looks wonderful & new features are being introduced - the bird show was interesting & informative - some good conservation projects going on - looking forward to our next visit...More

Thank SANDAW
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missjmq
Hello, your review isn't very detailed. Can you explain why you don't recommend the bird park?
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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