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“A marvelous & educational experience ”
Review of Birds of Eden

Birds of Eden
Ranked #4 of 14 things to do in The Crags
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Food available for purchase
Michigan City, Indiana
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414 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“A marvelous & educational experience ”
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We spent at least an hour wandering around this amazing aviary observing and experiencing the birds. All kinds of colorful birds from around Africa and other places. Birds that like to be on the ground, around water, and flying high in the treetops we're all there. We definitely recommend stop for your self guided tour.

Visited March 2017
Thank Consultcinda
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“wonderful experience”
Reviewed 1 March 2017

fantastic experience and most surprising that it wasn't too crowded so we din not have to queue for too long.
Excellent knowledgeable guide who explained very clearly

Visited February 2017
Thank anthony b
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Leven, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Stunning birdlife enjoying great freedom”
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The birds are in beautiful surroundings, the walk through the woods is lovely and sometimes dramatic, bird calls and sightings - if you like birds this is for you!

Visited January 2017
Thank eldon69zuill
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Mallemort, France
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Superb Aviary”
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was great, walking freely in the world's largest aviary. We saw many species and could go back a bit if we missed something.

Visited February 2017
Thank CharmaineJoey
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Top Notch”
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were told this is one of the biggest aviaries in the world and can well believe it. It is enormous but cleverly designed so that the walkway gradually rises up to the top where most of the birds are. Feeding stations are by the walkway and the birds use them without any fear. This is a must see if you are in the area.

Visited February 2017
Thank Michael N
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