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Address: 2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014
Phone Number: 858 481 3148
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching
Description: A protective sanctuary for several species of exotic birds.

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Awesome place to spend an hour for a good cause!

Great place to spend some time and help out some birds in need. $5 gets you in, and gives you as long as you want to walk around and interact with many exotic birds, which will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
John P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great place to spend some time and help out some birds in need. $5 gets you in, and gives you as long as you want to walk around and interact with many exotic birds, which will climb off their perches and onto your arms. All the money goes to the care of these birds, as most are rescues or surrenders.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Having a few extra hours one morning, we decided to stop at Free Flight based on the positive reviews. This place was smaller and more intimate than we imagined. At Free Flight, they "adopt" exotic birds whose owners have given them up for various reasons. Some may have behavioral issues, some have been sick, etc. They also take in birds... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you're a bird lover you'll enjoy stopping by Free Flight. One can visit, pet, and feed a myriad of gorgeous birds. What more could you ask for for a mere 5 dollars? Bring your camera, as some of the birds will actually pose for you. :D

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Fallbrook, California, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We've been here several times, and bring out of town family too! the kids love it and adults too! The birds will eat from your hand, chill on your arm or shoulder, talk to you! It's great! Very affordable also!

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Imperial, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I was looking for something inexpensive, yet special for our youngest grandson in the San Diego area when I stumbled (my fingers in the keyboard) across Free Flight in Del Mar, Ca. For $5.00 for adults and free for little one, it is one of the best bargains in the San Diego area. It was established by a veterinarian as... More 

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san Diego
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116 reviews 116 reviews
43 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was certainly worth a look.Being able to touch, feed and interact with exotic birds was really cool.The staff at this place insured your experience to be a good one.If you love parrots and enjoy getting out by the beach this is the place for you.It's small but well maintained.For the price it's well worth the drive to Del Mar.For... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Free Flight is a home for birds who no longer have homes. The initial speech from the owner scared us and we were afraid of getting bit, but once we were there awhile and saw others handling the birds, it made us more comfortable. We bought food to feed the birds. It was fun to have them talk to you... More 

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San Diego, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

These guys really care about the animals. They are associated with the vet next door that specializes in birds. It's teeny tiny, but if you are a bird lover, or have a small child... it is worth spending an hour here. The birds on display look happy and well cared for. You can tell they do this not to make... More 

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Rancho Santa fe
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lots of beautiful birds up close and PERSONAL. Some will sit on your arm. However, not appropriate for small children except under close control

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

A great place to go by yourself or bring the family. Get in touch with nature and the various multicolored parrots. Here is a rare opportunity to actually hold a parrot. Learn about avian behavior and feeding. This is a MUST SEE attraction. Getting one of your kids to hold a Real live parrot and take a photo. Admission is... More 

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