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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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Address: 5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
Phone Number: 604 946 6980
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser...

Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser River, the George C. Reifel Migratory bird sanctuary is a must for birding enthusiasts. Easy hiking trails, bird blinds, and panoramic views await. See eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, waterfowl, songbirds, and the elusive Sandhill Crane.

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Bird sanctuary

Beest place to see birds up close and to be able to feed them. Not very expensive we take our grandson there and he loves and he is 2 1/2

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ladner, British Columbia, Canada
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Ladner, British Columbia, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beest place to see birds up close and to be able to feed them. Not very expensive we take our grandson there and he loves and he is 2 1/2

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have not been there for a while but when I was last there I took my Grandkids and they loved it. They got to feed the ducks and geese that greet you as you enter the park. A great family outing.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many wildfowl in natural settings close to the shoreline. Good for a short or longer visit. Children love the many ducks. A nice selection of gift in the small shop. Excellent free parking. Try to go in good weather. Inexpensive.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was on our must do list when visiting Vancouver. Although we really visited at the wrong time of year for all the migrants and the resident birds were in elipse it was still worth the drive to see so many different species. We were also rewarded with bald eagles flying right over our heads!

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1 Thank PhilF67
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful piece of nature with the opportunity to enjoy the birds and a nice quiet walk. Great place to take the little ones.

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Ladner, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taking visitors to Reifel's is definitely a must-do for us. Kids and adult alike enjoy the fun of walking around the sanctuary, and it's a great way to spend a morning or an afternoon. Definitely buy some bird seed!

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Powell River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my nieces. Ages from 5 to 14. We all had a great time feeding the ducks and walking around in a beautiful natural setting. Lots of easy walking trails and lookout towers to really see a true natural wonder in Delta. Definitely worth a visit!

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Cleveland, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Go! The sanctuary is amazing. Well situated, clean, quiet, accessible. We saw beauty everywhere. If you are a "hard-core birder" you might find it a bit "controlled" because there are bird boxes and places where the birds are fed. We saw so many different types of birds, and ducks we lost count. Especially fun was to go into the "blinds"... More 

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The bird sanctuary gives you a chance to walk in peace and see birds of all kinds and breathe in the sea air. It's fun to see families with young children enjoying a stroll, being out in nature; seeing ducks and birds and remembering to keep your eyes open for an owl in hiding or a heron fishing. It's a... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This place is a birder's paradise, but even a non-birder would be impressed. I went in November when thousands of snow geese were at the edge of the water and the sound they made whenever an eagle decided to fly was incredible. Besides them, there were many types of birds of prey (owls, eagles, rough-legged and cooper's hawks), great blue... More 

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