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Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Boshoff Street, Pretoria 2004, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 12 348 1265
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9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Wonderful bird watching

A beautiful bird park right in the heart of pretoria. Some of the best picnic spots and a restaurant conveniently located on the edge of the bird sanctuary. Perfect for a sunday... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Annari K
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Pretoria, South Africa
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What used to be an exquisite menu is now common in its mediocre but expensive execution. And make a plan with the bugs and the dirt.

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Thank Torm_UI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful bird park right in the heart of pretoria. Some of the best picnic spots and a restaurant conveniently located on the edge of the bird sanctuary. Perfect for a sunday lunch or a quiet midweek brunch.

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Thank Annari K
Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, right in the middle of everything you have this!! its trully a great place to visit, when you get there you wonder how nice it will be due to the fact that you are in town, somehow you are seperated from the rest when you enter. The birds are aplenty and the walks peacful and beautiful.

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1 Thank BenSymington
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful setting surrounded by birds and parkland. you can walk around and view all the birds and see also the beautiful blue cranes then go and have a super breakfast or lunch at the restaurant inside or sit outside on their thatched covered large patio and enjoy meal with beautiful views.

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Thank 213gaild
Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I couldn't believe how nice this little place is considering that it sits in the middle of Pretoria. I love to take photos of birds and this is the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon!

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We've been going to this bird sanctuary for years and often have lunch at the lovely restaurant on the grounds. It is incredibly convenient - right in town. I've introduced many a young person to birding at this spot.

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Thank kjdbjd1983
Pretoria, South Africa
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We had lunch overlooking the dam, with the ducks watching. The blue Cranes came right up to our deck and it was lovely quiet and relaxing. The food is delicious with a South African twist. You can walk around and visit the bauma for more bird watching.

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Thank r0uxw
Pretoria
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This bird sanctuary is situated in a park, There is a hide to watch the birds from and the Blue Crane restaurant offers great food.

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Thank OutdoorJaquie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Austin Roberts is a great break away from the city, in the city. I identified 32 bird species in a mere three hours and left feeling calm and refreshed. For those less interested in bird watching, the bird hide is a great place to read or have a quick snack during lunch time. The no-smoking regulation is an inconvenience to... More 

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Thank Christian L
Philadelphia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We had Blue Cranes walking by our table as we ate at he Blue Crane Cafe, next to the Bird Sanctuary. It is a great place for bird-watching.

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Thank Lee A

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