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Radical Raptors

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Address: N2, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)833822417
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: RADICAL RAPTORS is a rehabilitation centre that aims at community...
RADICAL RAPTORS is a rehabilitation centre that aims at community awareness, and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of birds of prey. Flying displays: a variety of trained non-releasable birds of prey are free flown around and to you as an opportunity for you to spectate, participate and photograph these magnificent birds in natural surroundings.Show Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm Closed Mondays except public and school holidays
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Awesome experience

Being able to have a beautiful bird sit on my hand and learn about the birds that Dennis has in his display was a great experience. I feel that everyone should and must go see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Karsten B
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Cape Town
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Cape Town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Being able to have a beautiful bird sit on my hand and learn about the birds that Dennis has in his display was a great experience. I feel that everyone should and must go see this display of birds. Children will learn a lot. Dennis, thank you so much for making this available to the public.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My hubby and I went to Radical Raptors while in holiday. It was the most interesting, exciting and perfectly arranged experience. Dennis, the owner is an amazing host and clearly knows and loves the birds. It was the most amazing experience!

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United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Always worth a visit... small venue but such a treat. You can stand a meter away from an adult Bataleur and Black Eagle and the flying show is wonderful . A real rehabilitation facility... none of the cheap tourist tricks. Just a wealth of good information and great opportunities to see some wonderful flying. I will not spoil the best... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

To my mind, needlessly expensive, they would have more visitors if it was not so expensive. The only good thing was The Heath Café, great coffee....

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raptor-za, Owner at Radical Raptors, responded to this review

Hi Ben S We are so sorry that you feel our establishment was 'needlessly expensive'. Please let us know your banking details and how much you feel would be appropriate to pay and we will refund you the difference. My email address is janet@radicalraptors.co.za Such a pity you did not voice your grievance with us after your visit to our... More 

South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

5 of us enjoyed an hour or more with Deniis and the Owls and other raptors. The encounters were up close and personal. We all got a chance to hold a spotted eagle owl and barm owl and enjoyed the precision of the jackal buzzard catching a "mouse". We all left feeling that the entrance fee was worth paying. We... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Definitely worth a stop when in Plett or Knysna. Dennis and his team have a true passion for what they are doing and by visiting Radical Raptors you not only get to experience these beautiful birds of pray op close and personal, you are also supporting a worthy cause!

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Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Close encounters with feathered friends that you would otherwise only see from a far distance. Lovely worthwhile visit.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I was screamed at on the top of his lungs and accused of touching a bird cage when I clearly didnt by the guy in charge of the birds on my family outing. This got my mom and my grand mom in tears! It was unacceptable and extremely rude and hurt our experience. Being shouted at and accused ruined not... More 

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raptor-za, Owner at Radical Raptors, responded to this review

Dear 376Daniel So sorry to hear about your experience with us at Radical Raptors. Certainly not what we strive for, and so far not what people normally experience during their visit with us. By the sounds of things an offer of a complimentary return visit would not make you feel better - but the offer is there as is our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Interestingly informative and interactive experience with a variety of indigenous birds of prey. My family thoroughly enjoyed it. Thank you so much Radical Raptors!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This should be on your to-do list when in Plett. We were entertained for about an hour. A worthwhile outing with community awareness as the main focus. Some great photography opportunities. Kids enjoy it more, and even though the raptors can seem intimidating, the younger kids in the audience thoroughly enjoyed this. Everyone gets the opportunity to interact with the... More 

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