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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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A place to visit year round!

One of the best places in the metro area of Vancouver to observe water fowl and birds.Do go prepared with a plastic garbage bag or similar to place on benches should you want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Rrichard A
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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the best places in the metro area of Vancouver to observe water fowl and birds.Do go prepared with a plastic garbage bag or similar to place on benches should you want to rest . Birds also use the benches so sit with caution.Truly a beautiful place to relax and observe.

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

We love going here. We saw an owl the last time and many other birds. We climbed up to the top of the lookout. Needs more parking.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has been to the sanctuary many times. We have brought friends and out of town visitors here as well. The ducks eat out of your hands, and even the cranes will! We see different birds every time and have seen snow geese, owls and many types of ducks, along with cranes and geese (who will also eat out... More 

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of mallards and Canada geese, but also some nice other birds. Yellow legs, dowitchers, Hawks, Falcons among others. The surprise for us was that many of the walking trails had shade. Made for a great multi-hour outing.

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Sidney, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were initially surprised by the admission fee, because it's quite a drive away from everywhere, but once inside we understood how much work goes into taking care of this important land. We ended up buying a 1 year family membership as we know we will be back during all seasons of the year. This is a wonderful, non-commercial attraction.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here 5 or 6 times and this place does not disappoint. I enjoy looking at all the rare birds and talking to the staff. I'v your in Ladner this is a must go.

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victoria bc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just visited the Sanctuary today and had such an amazing visit. I used to go to a different sanctuary with my grandpa and have such wonderful memories of days spent feeding the ducks and looking for birds. We thought that our son would love it as much as I did and we were right! We are a family of 4... More 

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Ladner, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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