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“Just okay”
Review of Birds of Eden

Birds of Eden
Ranked #4 of 14 things to do in The Crags
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Birds of Eden is part of the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA). Birds of Eden is the largest single-dome free flight aviary in the world, spanning 2.3 hectares of natural forests, streams and dams. With over a kilometre of walkways, visitors can experience the thrill of spotting almost 3500 previously captive birds of over 200 different species flying free and living natural lives. The scenery alone warrants a visit with hundreds of different plant and tree species plus there are giant fruit bats, golden-handed tamarins and the smallest of the antelopes, Blue duikers. Visits to Birds of Eden are self-guided and you are free to wander for as long as you wish at your own pace. Guided tours for group bookings can also be arranged on request at no additional cost.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Redondo Beach, California
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just okay”
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I came to visit with a tour group and this was my least favorite activity, not to say it was horrible. Just very average to me.

Visited July 2014
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“Excellent”
Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Thousand of colourful birds in natural habitat flying all around you. They come up and close for a photo opportunity. Talking parrot is a huge hit. Lots of walking to do.Overall good family fun.

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Toronto, ON, Canada
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Incredible viewing”
Reviewed August 15, 2014

Birds all 'in the open' so you can see them making nests, flying around - and watch the one that lurks by the door to steal your earrings! Most of the birds will stay at a distance, but there's the odd former companion bird which may decide on a closer look at you. I love it here. Third visit.

Visited October 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing ”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the most amazing experiences of my holiday. So many friendly birds and I got to see a bird that bit me many ears ago when I was here as a kid.

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Langebaan, South Africa
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8 reviews
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“Great Tourist Attraction”
Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was part of our holiday and definitely a must. Food is a bid expensive in the restaurant, but otherwise very nice, romantic walk in the forest watching and listening to some amazing birds.

Visited June 2014
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