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Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide

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ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL We are very privileged to have a resident breeding colony of over 200 Cape Vultures on our doorstep at Oribi Gorge, allowing very close up and personal encounters with these magnificent birds. From easily accessible cliff...more
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Oribi Gorge Road, Port Shepstone 4235, South Africa
+27 72 893 3794
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic trip, we had brilliant views of the Cape vultures. Andy was very informative, friendly and enthusiastic. Very well organised and good communication when arranging the visit. I would highly recommend this trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. Andy who ran the tour was also amazing sharing his knowledge and love for the vultures. Definate recommendation for all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leonkettles
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This is a must do experience - but please call and book in advance. Andy, who ran our tour, was exceptionally knowledgeable and wanted to share as much as possible whilst we were there. It is a great photographic opportunity and you get up close...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Try and organise the cape vulture tour while in the Oribi gorge area, you won't regret it. Wonderful informative 2 hours spent with the knowledgeable Andy Ruffle. saw flying and nesting vultures and chicks as well as an oribi buck in the field

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank chandler860
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Every person visiting the Oribi Gorge needs to do this. We learnt a great deal about these amazing birds and what an experience to watch them silently soaring in the sky. Andy is passionate about this project and gave so much interesting information about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gillianleach
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Even if you're not a bird watcher, a visit to the Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide is a well worth visit. Most times we see vultures soaring way above us, or, if we lucky enough, feeding on a carcass in a game park. Here at Oribi,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank cheryldalyking
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We had read that it was possible to visit an area in the Oribi Gorge where it was possible to see a substantial breeding colony of Cape Vultures and so booked a visit with conservationist Andy. This is on private land and we meet on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Holiday_Reader
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

What a great to be shown the vultures in our area. What beautiful magnificent birds. Lovely to watch the birds in the sky flying I the thermals. Andy is so knowedgable and passionate about the protection of the birds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank janebohler
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting informative visit. Andy was fantastic. Knowledgeable and passionate. So many exciting things been done to conserve these magnificent birds.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jonsieQ
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Kent, employed at The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa, took my wife and me across to show us the vultures. His knowledge of the history of the area and interested farmers' efforts to support the vultures, the vultures themselves and his comprehensive responses to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Anthony B
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