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Birds of Eden

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Birds of Eden is part of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA). 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...more
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Monkeyland Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
+27 82 979 5683
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an incredible space, the area is huge and there is a boardwalk that you follow through it. You really feel as though you are in the bird's habitat (rather than in a zoo). There are so many different breeds, I bought the guidebook...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClaireH000
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of birds here! Do it at your own place. This was a photographers dream. Took so many pictures I ran out of batteries. A little cafe over looking a pond was also supremely good even for Vegans. Thanks for a wonderful time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Timothy G
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must if you are in the area. They've covered an enormous expanse of virgin forest land with netting and made it super accessible to humans who can wander around the vast wooden bridge construction and observe the birds up close. Plus there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love birds, then you MUST go! it is a magnificent establishment, and the architectural design is incredible. Well worth going. We also go every time we visit Plett.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oliviacandRoe
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful bird santuary. Well kept. Exquisite colours of the birds, makes you appreciate God's creation. Breathtakingly beautiful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cruiser624665
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

it was huge! All the rave reviews are right. There’s a stroller-friendly path the whole way — even across a suspension bridge and under a waterfall; you walk among the birds and bats and dikdiks (or whatever those tiny deer-like creatures were). Great down-homey restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mickichickie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The variety of birds was amazing, the amount of louries was great all different kinds as well. the flamingoes are my personal favorite. We even had a hadida determined to have a go at my shoe. lol, quite cheeky to when we shooed it away...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Candice P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glorious, imaginative and much less commercial than I had feared. A slow walk around the aviary bring you up close to many birds and, many more can be seen with patience and perseverance. The place is dotted with bird feeders encouraging some birds to gather...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Retsil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is located across the car park from Monkeyland. It’s a single dome free flight aviary. It’s a self-guided tour so you can spend as much or as little time in there. It houses around 3500 birds of over 200 different species. The walkways...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wetravelalot12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very enjoyable hour walking around this massive aviary over 21 thousand square meters which you do not realise you are in. My wife needs a wheelchair and one of the staff was on hand to push her around and gave us so much information...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 27, 2017|
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Response from alanwooding | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. There are steps and ramps but if you take it easy it should be ok.
January 31, 2017|
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Response from HerRoyalHickup | Property representative |
Hi There - you can just show up and buy your ticket at the door.