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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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Lovely!

This is my second time visiting the bird park. Decided to take family members who have came down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
enlightened1722
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Durban, South Africa
A Heart warming family outing

The Umgeni River Bird Park never fails to delight my children. We have visited more than once and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Priscilla D
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Cape Town
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“free flight” (9 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 1 week ago

This is my second time visiting the bird park. Decided to take family members who have came down from Gauteng and boy were they happy to be there. Luckily we get to go to the bird show and that was very amazing too. Overall it...More

Thank enlightened1722
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Umgeni River Bird Park never fails to delight my children. We have visited more than once and everytime, our kids love it. We love it too because they have kept it nice and affordable so we don't mind the repeat visits. The park is...More

Thank Priscilla D
Reviewed 17 October 2017 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

Thank Nolisa1416
Reviewed 9 October 2017

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 5 October 2017

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 19 September 2017

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
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Maeve960
29 December 2017|
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Response from Russ P | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can.
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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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