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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great place to visit

Whether you are a kid, a birder, a photographer or just out for a stroll, this is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan N
Take the kids!

An awesome place to take the children for a morning or afternoon walk in a beautiful natural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynda C
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“sandhill cranes”(38 reviews)
“feed the ducks”(16 reviews)
“canada geese”(12 reviews)
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
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+1 604-946-6980
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All reviews sandhill cranes feed the ducks canada geese different species great place to go nominal fee sunflower seeds bird food picnic area different times of the year maintained trails per adult small bags great visit carp fish family membership four hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an attractive facility with ponds and scenery. We saw about every species of duck there is, a tiny black bird, and two larger black birds. In November it's reminiscent of a duck farm. There is a sparsely stocked gift shop and they sell...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are a kid, a birder, a photographer or just out for a stroll, this is a great place to visit. It is very popular on the weekends and you may want to try for weekday visits. Staff are amazing at identifying possible sightings.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome place to take the children for a morning or afternoon walk in a beautiful natural setting. This sanctuary is often used as a field trip destination for school groups. Lots to see, hear, and enjoy with follow-up discussions, drawings, paintings, and family or...More

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice easy walk with ducks everywhere. My grandchildren and I had ducks, a crane, chickadees and little black birds eating right out of our hands. Got lots of beautiful pictures of the grand children having a great time! Great place for a great walk!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to go to see ducks and geese. The walk through the marsh has groomed pathways for strollers or wheelchairs. You can buy see upon entrance and there is never a shortage of birds that want it. They will even eat...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot for a gentle walk and to experience some of the bird life we have in the Lower Mainland. You should definitely visit during the snow goose migration season. It is spectacular to watch the flocks take off and land. Great...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a bird watching paradise. There are many species of birds here. It is on a migratory path for Snow Geese at this time if year. Buy some bird seed and feed the ducks, chickadees and other birds. The Chickadees will eat from you...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I am so glad my friend and I decided to visit this park. We sent several hours walking and enjoying the beautiful area. We were also surprised to see a trumpeter swan. I will definitely return again.

Thank Schnauzerfamily
Reviewed August 28, 2018

great hike around this place-with excellent birding with flocks of canada geese and great sandhill crane photos up close.

Thank DOUG H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

While staying at the Canoe pass inn a trip to the Reifel bird sanctuary is a must ,just wander around the calm ponds to see the wildlife . Plenty of birds for the novice to advanced bird watcher .

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Shirley798
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Response from lifeduka | Reviewed this property |
Adult $5, children $3. A very good value. Cheers.
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Carl K
February 8, 2015|
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There is no way of getting there using public transit, not even if you were willing to walk quite a bit. Public transit doesn't go out there because very few people live there (it's on an island that is mostly used for... More
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