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African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Highly recommended! Super outing for the family and kids!

An educational, exciting, safe and fun outing ideas for an outing with children! Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Great place to visit for all ages, great work done in rescue and rehab of birds. Show gives... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather B
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The African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a bird park specializing in the public awareness and conservation of Africa's indigenous raptors. From the smallest to largest, you can visit them all in this natural bush setting. You can catch the aerial...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Lion Park Road, Pietermaritzburg 3730, South Africa
+27 31 785 4382
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 3, 2014

A very ethical outfit, close to Pietermaritzburg, run by an extremely competent raptor specialist, who is experienced in behaviour and mangement of birds of prey. The aerial display focuses on the conservation of raptors. All birds used there are non-releasable and they are housed in...More

7  Thank Gwynneth H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Enjoyed the birds, falcon display and the work that is been done in rehabilitating the birds of prey. Coffee shop and curio shop were rustic and pleasant. Also you have the oppertunity to sponser your own bird of prey to assist with the journey to...More

1  Thank ditz-day
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An educational, exciting, safe and fun outing ideas for an outing with children! Highly recommended! The talk and demonstration is excellent and interactive for adults and children. A great place for a school trip as well!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit for all ages, great work done in rescue and rehab of birds. Show gives interesting facts and fun to watch.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful surprise just outside of my hometown. Excellent facilities, well maintained and very informative. The bird show was brilliant and it is clear that these birds are really well looked after and the staff passionate about them. Well worth a visit. the cleanest cages...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Always a fantastic place to visit. Very informative. Great place to take the children to learn about these beautiful birds.

Thank 727lindai
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The birds are well looked after and the rehabilitate every single one they are able. The staff are all passionate and knowledgeable about a great many fields pertaining to birds of prey and ecosystems.

Thank n0tahippie
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amaZing. Beautiful collection of birds. Well managed. Immaculate. A must see for anyone! The owl collection alone would blow your mind.

Thank AlexP1737
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is an amazing facility which is extremely well run and managed! Absolutely amazing experience! Stunning

Thank Alex T
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Absolutely WORTH IT!! Seriously. They should charge more. Incredibly informative, beautiful birds and the only place in the world that has Bearded Vultures in captivity (they're part of a breeding program to try up their numbers). Amazing! You can tell they really care about the...More

Thank Yadah K
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I consulted Trip Advisor regards things to see and do in and around the PMB area and the reviews shared were all excellent! I then decided that this would be the perfect place to take my Pensioned Mom and Dad as well as our young...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

A lovely day out with the family. The cages are always clean and the staff very friendly. We will definitely be back again..

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February 22, 2015|
Response from AfricanBirdofPrey |
Good day S Moosa, We would like apologize for the delay in reply. Our terrain is irregular but we do welcome wheel chairs. Thank you for reviews and questions. We hope you have a great day and happy holidays! African... More