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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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Relax with the birds.

This was a really pleasant place to walk through and spend time just unwinding and watching the birds do their thing. Fun with children who can learn something about nature too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was a really pleasant place to walk through and spend time just unwinding and watching the birds do their thing. Fun with children who can learn something about nature too. You should try not to hurry it, although it doesn't take that long anyway. There is a place to eat, but we didn't stop their as we had decided... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went from Monkeyland to Birds of Eden which is right next door and well worth the visit, lots of lovely birds and a great walk

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gigantic open air aviary with all sorts of birds flying free. Wonderful place to get away from it all, with the perk of seeing beautiful (and amusing) birds.

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new york city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It is beautifully laid out and you will see SO many gorgeous birds. We felt that they were taking really good care of all the birds and the feeding stations allowed for fabulous photos.

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Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We went about 4pm. A lot of the birds were already roosting for the night, so I think that was bad timing on our part. Maybe it's better earlier in the day.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

While I like birds, i don't go out of my way to visit aviaries. I took the advice of some friends who encouraged me to go to this one and was blown away by the whole experience. This is the largest aviary in the world! As soon as we walked in, we were buzzed by some gorgeous birds which we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Absolutely huuuuuuge aviary filled with lots of beautiful birds. It is very well set up and weaves you through a lot of different areas allowing you to see a good variety of birds. Very much worth a visit.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Well worth the visit. We spent a few hours there - very tranquil and many bird varieties to look at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was an incredible spectacle of different birds and even a few mammals thrown into the mix! The park consists of a giant aviary with a boardwalk throughout taking you to the various different places. There are free-flying birds ranging from parrots, to many different kinds of pigeons, as well as water birds such as swans, geese, ducks and even... More 

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Sedgefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is an experience not to be missed - but don't rush it! Make sure your camera's battery is fully charged and that you have lots of place on your memory card! The variety of birds is amazing, the numbers are plentiful and the viewings just awesome! It was so interesting to see the Local Knysna Loerie and other indigenous... More 

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Additional Information about Birds of Eden

Address: 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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