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Birds of Eden

Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
+27 (0)82 9795683
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Ranked #3 of 9 attractions in The Crags
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Birds of Eden in South Africa is the largest single dome free-flight aviary in the World. This forested sanctuary is home to over 3,000 birds of... more » Owner description: Birds of Eden in South Africa is the largest single dome free-flight aviary in the World. This forested sanctuary is home to over 3,000 birds of around 220 species. Birds of Eden is situated in The Crags 16km East of Plettenberg Bay (next to Monkeyland in South Africa) off the N2. « less
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Marondera, Zimbabwe
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is a really beautiful sanctuary and we were blown away by the size and organisation of it - it is the world's largest free-flight bird dome and the birds themselves are everywhere and absolutely beautiful to look at. There are many different species located at the Sanctuary - alot of them of Exotic/non-African origin. There is a very helpful... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

You walk by yourself for about an hour to see all the different birds. Birds stalk you and come and sit on your shoulder when you least expect it. It was very entertaining!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The widest range of our feathered friends I have ever seen - outside of cages! The most awesome part of this experience is the freedom these birds have to fly and move around. With all the fresh food supplied they must feel they are in Paradise too!

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Newburgh, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Walked in the door, not 30 seconds into the sanctuary and a giant bird landed on my shoulder. Huge facility, great walk around and a huge variety of birds. Part of a 3 park deal all located within a few miles of each other. Well worth the money and experience.

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Knysna, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Something you can do in all weather conditions, Beautiful sightings of great birds. Take a Zoom lens! Well worth the visit!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

From the moment I walked into this place, it was like I was in a little heaven. What a big variety of birds and to be able to be so close to nature, was amazing! Loved it!! Will recommend to everybody.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very nice surrounding for birds. No tour, but easy walking path. Its next door of Monkeyland, share of parkingplace.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Birds of Eden is so professionally done and what an amazing experience. The variety of birds was extensive and it was spectacular to see them flying free under the dome. Our 5 year old was enthralled. Well worth a visit.

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I love birds, so this was paradise for me! Being able to walk and interact with the birds in that beautiful atrium was breathtaking. It's great to get close-up shots of birds that you would struggle to get in the wild, like the Loeries (green and purple crested). We would do it every year!

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Cape Town
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Our friend is a photographer and we spent almost two hours there. The aquatic birds were out of this world (mostly foreign birds).

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