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“Sublimely peaceful!”
Review of Birds of Eden

Birds of Eden
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Birds of Eden Self Guided Tour
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: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Baby buggy parking, Wheelchair access
Falmouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sublimely peaceful!”
Reviewed 10 March 2017

After the hectic guided monkey tour, this was a peaceful experience, although not quiet, some of the birds can be noisy! Just lovely to wander through this amazing place at your own pace. I would recommend a bird book, and binoculars-we had neither, but still enjoyed it immensely

Visited March 2017
Thank vickiray
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Michigan City, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 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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Oban, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Super place to visit”
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It was great going round the aerial walkways and seeing the birds feeding a flying around but when went into the pond and garden areas it was absolutely astounding to see all the different birds just mingling with the tourist. I wish the grand children could have been us.

Visited February 2017
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
213 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 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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