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World Center For Birds of Prey

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Address: 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709-7289
Phone Number: 12083628687
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their...

Experience birds of prey eye-to-eye and explore the mysteries of their flight, survival, and relationship with humans. Live bird demonstrations and falconry heritage tours complement hands-on exhibits for all ages. Enjoy panoramic views of the Treasure Valley from the interpretive trail and gazebo, or browse the gift shop. Admissions and purchases support conservation programs worldwide.

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One of our favorite vacation stops

We drove a few miles out of town to reach this center. Our grandson called it "a zoo for big birds." The outdoor natural habitat areas were fun to observe, and the inside displays... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Molly or Gordon C
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Winterset, Iowa
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Winterset, Iowa
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove a few miles out of town to reach this center. Our grandson called it "a zoo for big birds." The outdoor natural habitat areas were fun to observe, and the inside displays were informative and interesting. The workers and volunteers there were passionate about their duties and loved showing off the trained raptors. We learned so much!

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You get to see owls, falcons, eagles, hawks, condors and vultures in natural style settings and the wildlife biologists give lectures with the birds giving facts and figures about them. The exhibits are educational and well presented. You'll leave with a new appreciation for the struggle to save endangered species.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

World Centre For Birds of Prey does amazing work. Not only do they actively work to rebuild certain bird populations (currently working on California Condor) but they are also well set up to educate visitors. Live bird presentation is an absolute must. Getting so close to a bird of prey and learning about it from an extremely knowledgable handler was... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small center for the birds of prey has a big impact on what they do. The most interesting bird we saw is the Condor with a wing span of 8+ feet long. You can see other types of smaller hawks and Eagle in a few enclosures. Inside their is a variety of information telling you what they do and... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town with a few hours to kill. We looked on Trip Advisor for some suggestions and this place popped up. We were blown away! It is only $7 to get in and they have plenty of live birds to see. We also listened to a trainer talk about vultures and she was very personable and knowledgeable (Thanks... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Birds of Prey Center is set up beautifully so that visitors can learn more about these amazing birds. There are live birds for viewing, excellent presentations, and a manageable space to visit in two or three hours. We attended programs on peregrine falcons and the sport of falconry. The California condors were incredible. I learned a lot and appreciated... More 

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Boise ID
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit if you are from Boise or just visiting. The Center has helped save the Condor, and are there to save other birds of prey that are endangered.

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Thank seldom_gone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked this place out with my two nephews both under 5 while visiting them for the week. We all loved it! There was a presentation and a tour of the archives, both extremely informative as to the organization's mission and accomplishments. There are interactive stations for kids (and adults!) to explore and learn about the birds that are housed and... More 

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spring creek, nv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to observe flight training and i was very interesting. Great program, great mission.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little out of the way but we'll worth the drive to experience. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The birds are awesome and intriguing. Great outing for the whole family.

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