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African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

#1 of 23 things to do in Pietermaritzburg Features Animals
Lion Park Road, Pietermaritzburg 3730, South Africa
+27 31 785 4382
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Great work

We took a bird that had been hurt. They were attentive, compassionate and informative. They were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wartburg, South Africa
via mobile
Weekend away

Very relaxing day out. Every member of our party enjoyed the trip and we will definately visit the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
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Lion Park Road, Pietermaritzburg 3730, South Africa
+27 31 785 4382
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a bird that had been hurt. They were attentive, compassionate and informative. They were even willing to drive and fetch the bird. We got weekly updates on its progress. When taking the bird all the children's questions were answered patiently.

Thank S2360WDsandrat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very relaxing day out. Every member of our party enjoyed the trip and we will definately visit the sanctuary again if we have the opportunity. Good value for money.

Thank MarthievDyk
Reviewed March 28, 2017

The cages are rather worn but scrupulously clean. It's a must in my view to be there for one of the demonstrations. Spellbinding to watch the birds swooping in and out. The was a wild yellowbilled kite nosing around while we were there and the...More

Thank 1953Trek
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Beautiful venue and promised to be a great experience but unfortunately half way through it started to rain and they had to stop. A refund was offered we felt we had a good time so didn't take it. We would definitely go again.

Thank sumoo
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Was a very enjoyable experience and the live show was fascinating and very insightful. It is run by very friendly staff who you can see take pride and really look after their birds and keep their enclosures clean.

Thank Kerby V
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Shannon and her team are doing an amazing job of educating the public about birds of Prey. The place is well kept and the staff are dedicated and friendly.

Thank duncandock
Reviewed January 26, 2017

attractive environment, enthusiastic people, excellent live show with birds of prey. I missed seeing the lanner falcon who used to be the star of the show.But fascinating mixture of birds close up, yet free.

Thank MarkDL2017
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

A fun and interesting morning with the family of all ages. The grounds and the cages are all in great condition. A good range of raptures to be seen.

Thank Wormatron
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

As far as sanctuaries go, this one is excellent and well focused on the wellbeing of the residents. Surrounded by light bush and some zebras, staff are friendly, enclosures are VERY clean, and the birds are well looked after. Light meals available, and a gift...More

Thank 711vertigo007
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This sanctuary is located only 10mins from the main motorway between Durban and Pietermaritzburg so an easy detour. I would allow at least an hour to walk around the centre and discover the birds (a really interesting leaflet is available at reception about each species...More

Thank stephan_surrey
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Is your place wheelchair friendly?
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