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Eagle Encounters South Africa

#2 of 140 things to do in Stellenbosch Features Animals
Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 858 1826
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Cape Town City Pass including Two Oceans Aquarium and District Six Museum
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“birds of prey” (44 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and really well loved and cared for birds (and cute piglets). Well worth a visit as your entry fee helps this awesome team care for these beautiful (often abused and rejected) creatures.

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Wow is all I can say! We went with our kids and got to experience first hand interaction in the owl cage with my favorite birds! Highlight of my trip!!! The knowledgeable and friendly staff and all the animals ( pigs, goats, emu, tortoises, snakes...More

1  Thank Jo-Ann G
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Well worth a walk thru and a listen to the raptor handlers - their knowledge and care for the birds is palpable. Really enjoyed it

1  Thank whitney965
Reviewed December 2, 2016

This was the third bird sanctuary / rehabilitation centre that I have visited this year and sadly the most disappointing in some ways. The layout offered a myriad of display opportunities but it felt as if it lacked some extra T.L.C. to make it more...More

Thank david w
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

The place is situated within Spier Wine Farm, and the entry fee is 75 rands per adult. For an additional 50 rands, you get to take a picture with the Black Eagle. The birds are housed individually, where you can touch some of them. There's...More

2  Thank Alfred F
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Anyone wanting to learn something about bird life shouldvisit yhis place. The staff is simply great and will give you a tour on request, yet also answer questions when you strawl thru this place. We were offered to touch and feel some of the different...More

1  Thank Frank H
Reviewed November 20, 2016

A bird of prey sanctuary which serves a god purpose. We were fortunate to see the feeding and exercising of some of the birds, eagles, hawks every type of prey bird. A couple of pounds very well spent. Really enjoyed it.

1  Thank dav3com
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We simply visited because we were staying at local hotel. Very interesting property and significantly larger than I had expected with a wide range of birds on display. If planning a visit you might want to check times of flying displays before arrival

2  Thank Donaldswim
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Although we got a bit lost getting there, we spent a great day at Spier estates. The highlight was Eagle Encounters! We got to hold and pet owls and eagles, and saw a great flying show. But the thing to remember is that it's not...More

1  Thank Ali R
Reviewed November 8, 2016

We visited Spier Wine Estate for a looksee and to have lunch. My husband loves birds of prey so we headed over to the bird sanctuary. A demonstration/show of some of the birds had just commenced so we joined in. They are doing wonderful work...More

1  Thank HeleneS780
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