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Birds of Eden

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Address: Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 979 5683
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Description: Birds of Eden is part of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance...
Birds of Eden is part of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA). SAASA is the current Award Winners of 4 of the most prestiges awards in Tourism in the World: • Lilizela Service Excellence Tourism Awards - best Visitors Experience • Skal International Sustainable Tourism Awards - best major Attraction • World Responsible Tourism Awards - Gold-best Animal Welfare Initiative • World Responsible Tourism Awards - Overall Winner 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.
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The largest single-dome aviary in the world!

I knew it would be big, but I wasn't prepared. Essentially you are in a gigantic forest, which happens to be popoulated with a TREMENDOUS number of birds of all varieties! It has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I knew it would be big, but I wasn't prepared. Essentially you are in a gigantic forest, which happens to be popoulated with a TREMENDOUS number of birds of all varieties! It has amazing bridges and paths so you go throughout the tree canopy, top to bottom. There are benches and the entire things is wheel-chair accessible and stroller-friendly. We... More 

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I'm a bird nut, and this was awesome! Perfect for kids, and families. Relaxed and self paced way to enjoy a forest walk with birds from every land flying and walking around you! The restaurant wasn't that great, we had lunch at the Monkeyland restaurant which is just next door. A fabulous place to view birds.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We loved this place. It is so well laid out and there are birds everywhere but I didn't feel it was overpopulated. They had plenty of room to fly in and it was fab.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We won't forget the visit to the park. We printed the photograps we took of birds and framed it for the kids rooms. We will come back next time we in South Africa.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We enjoyed our tour, although I did think there would be more birds to see. But all in all it was a pleasurable walk through the forest and the Loeries were gorgeous.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is an amazing place to visit and one needs at least 2 - 3 hours to do so..There is such an assortment of birds that make you gasp at the glory of colours, sounds and perfect markings. Its wonderful that you can watch the behaviour and feeding really up close. Read all the signs and observe them and pay... More 

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Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

amazing a rain forrest all those birds and trees like a rain forrest so close to monkey elephant and cheeta and lion in one day you can see them all wonderfull

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you're in the area, please make sure you visit Birds of Eden. It's so lovely, the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. It's clean, the birds are clearly all very happy there and it's beautiful.

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Tokai, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Loved the large variety of birds and the fact that they fly freely whilst you walk around. Fantastic photo opportunites. Clean & very well run. A lovely half day outing.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

An incredible walk through an oasis of bird life and sounds... One of the most peaceful things is to be surrounded by birds. This is highly recommended to everyone, I cant think of anyone that wouldnt love this experience.

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Address: Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 979 5683
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay  >  The Crags
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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