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The Entrance Pelican Feed

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Closed Now: 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Open today: 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
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Kids frenzy

This is a top experience for free for kids to experience. The locals have a laugh at feeding time... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarcW595
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Sydney, Australia
Great to see

This is informative & just spectacular to see. Plan to be there early to get a front row seat... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2019
AuntyMia
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Sydney
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The Pelican Feed takes place on The Entrance waterfront at 3.30pm each day and is one of the Central Coast's most popular tourist attractions, entertaining and educating visitors and residents alike about the area’s own pelican colony.
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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a top experience for free for kids to experience. The locals have a laugh at feeding time too watching the tourists.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MarcW595
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback. We're happy you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed March 21, 2019

This is informative & just spectacular to see. Plan to be there early to get a front row seat especially on the weekend as there are big crowds.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AuntyMia
TheEntrance2261, Visitor information services at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of the Pelican Feed. We are glad you enjoyed the informative show given by the marine rescue volunteers.

Reviewed March 19, 2019

Very good to see the number of pelicans arrive at feeding time. Good family fun. And best of all it's free.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank James E
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review on the Pelican Feed. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the show at The Entrance.

Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

We done something new with our teenage son and some of his friends. We been lucky enough to have some sunny time during this rainy day. This is a cultural activity that makes you understand the importance of keeping our environment wealthy. Kids and adults...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bepi97
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Service Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write an amazing review on the pelican feed at The Entrance. We are pleased to hear you and your family enjoy the show.

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed this event. Pleased we were able to go midweek as I think weekends could be very busy. A lovely event and doubly worth supporting as it is run by volunteers on behalf of a charity. Would strongly recommend, whatever your age!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SarahG858
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2019

Thank you for your great review on the Pelican feed show at The Entrance. We are pleased you enjoyed the show. I will pass your lovely comments onto the pelican feed coordinators.

Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Ok so it’s a bit touristy and there are a lot of people but we still got a decent view of the pelican feeding. Recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jazzmuso7
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Thank you Jazzmuso7 for your review. We are pleased to hear you had a great experience at the Pelican feeding at The Entrance.

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

I loved this. 3.30pm every day they feed the pelicans- definitely worth a visit, we walked along the water front and got an ice cream. What a lovely afternoon 🌞

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theblondelady
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Service Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2019

Thank you for your review regarding your great experience at The Entrance. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the Pelican feed show, and appreciate the beautiful views along the waterfront. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed February 22, 2019

We came to the entrance as had read about the pelican feed . Such impressive birds . The feed did not disappoint as it was a wonderful experience . The volunteers do a terrific job , ensuring that the birds are healthy . Care is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Meatherts12014
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Service Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on the pelican feed show at The Entrance. Marine Rescue volunteers are very dedicated and do an amazing job everyday. We will pass on your lovely comments to the Marine Rescue coordinator.

Reviewed February 15, 2019

Deservedly the most popular attraction at The Entrance, and deservedly so. To get within touching distances of real wild birds is an experience not to be missed for both children and adults. The commentary is delivered by people who really appreciate the birds and is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dennismc45
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Information at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Thank you for your positive review of the Pelican feeding. The marine volunteers are an amazing group of people who devote their time to both oversee the health of the pelicans and to inform the public of the uniqueness of these wonderful birds. We are...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

A must do when in the entrance with or without kids! Daily feedings Learn all about the pelicans and get up close and personal if you’re game! Great photo opportunities and great fun.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 416boc
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

Thank you for sharing your experience. We're happy you enjoyed the show!

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Questions & Answers
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LewJenn
February 20, 2017|
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Response from TheEntrance2261 | Property representative |
No, the Pelican feeding is free, it's run by our wonderful team of volunteers who give up their time to feed the pelicans and help with injured birds.
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romusha
December 16, 2015|
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Response from Meki M |
Yes, pelicans roam free at The Entrance. The feeding time is just informative and entertaning.
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