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“a great outing”
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: Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“a great outing”
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a beautifully presented bird sanctuary. Fantastic sightings in magnificent surroundings. The best I've seen in a sanctuary for birds. Highly recommended to visit. Buy the guidebook so you know what to look for.

Visited January 2017
Thank rhobru
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Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A great place to take the family. Up close and personal with the beautiful birds and the Avery is amazing... it's almost unbelievable that something so huge is a refuge for all theses birds. A remarkable effort to make this such a stunning sanctuary.

Visited January 2017
Thank Melanie C
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Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Not the money worth”
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Nice big area, but the price (260 rand per adult, kids half) is a rip off. No guide. No educational signs. Guidebook at extra cost.
The money is better spend in a public national park or game drive.

Visited March 2017
Thank traveller1711
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Hout Bay, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice place for children and parents but too much expensive”
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place is excellent for families but the entry fees are too much high and just rich people can enjoy this amazing cage

Visited February 2017
Thank Patrice M
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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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