We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Umgeni River Bird Park
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderful experience

A well cared for bird park. We spent a few hours here wandering around looking at all the... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
KDF64
,
Chatham, United Kingdom
Stunning!

What an amazing day we had with our American visitor! The bird life was second to none, and the... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
BevS586
,
Durban, South Africa
Read all 251 reviews
  
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Durban
from $183.20
More Info
from $74.80
More Info
from $124.70
More Info
Reviews (251)
Filter reviews
234 results
Traveler rating
112
104
13
5
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageAll languages
More languages
112
104
13
5
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews feeding the lorikeets feathered friends couple of hours adults and kids few hours family outing scones aviaries nectar aviary interact shows audience nature collection species
Filter
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 234 reviews
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A well cared for bird park. We spent a few hours here wandering around looking at all the beautiful birds, so many varieties. You also had the opportunity feed some and experience some up-close-and personal birds flying or wandering around the audience at the fun and informative show.

1  Thank KDF64
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 17, 2018

What an amazing day we had with our American visitor! The bird life was second to none, and the knowledge of the staff is to be commended. The bird show was a "wow" factor, too! The birds are so beautiful and so well looked after. Highly recommend it as a family outing, as the pricing is very affordable.

Thank BevS586
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The sweetest birds, one even sat on my dads shoulder. This was a lovely visit being an animal and nature lover it was great for the family.

Thank YajnaGold
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I took the grandchildren aged five and eighteen months to the bird park. Apart from a nip from a macaw it was a wonderful treat and in particular the bird show which was outstanding and should not be missed. There are two shows a day at 11:00 and 14:00.
The birds shown are free to fly or walk around the audience who interact with them much to the delight of all present.
The presenter of the show and her assistants were outstanding as of course were all the birds. The kids also enjoyed feeding various birds with special food which is available to buy.
There is a food outlet there with a good range of products at reasonable prices.
Unlike some animal parks it is all very clean and in good condition and all in all a place well worth a visit for people of all ages.

Thank RossS981
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 5, 2018

A great place to see birds up close and in action. The flight show was short and fun, and the animals are kept in large flight cages or aviaries that are bursting with native plants. We enjoyed seeing the spoonbills nesting, the hornbills hopping, the huge diverse starling collection, and the huge number of colorful conures/parrots/cockatoos.
There is a real conservation message here, and a chance to see the local species up close. Also, the scones at the cafe were delightful!

Thank Margaret R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Bird Park with a 7 yr old and 2 yr old and was a great success. The park is well kept and run, clean and easily accessible. Reasonable variety of birds to keep kids interested. Cafe was a little under par but overall good experience

Thank gregsD3442WQ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The place is well set in nature and is well maintained & tidy. The park is friendly for kids. The bird show is a must! It was a really nice family outing which I will recommend to friends

Thank Soofie-1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This was a family group which included a 5 year old - who was entranced by the birds. Although I personally did not attend the daily bird show, I have it on good authority from the 5 year old that the show was very enjoyable.

Thank Beryl d
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The visit was very educational and informative, birds like flamingos are beautiful, parrots are a marvel to watch, eagles are wonderful to see, owls are very scary birds, wonderful experience indeed.

1  Thank Sandanezwe
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 22, 2018

nothing to eat and no one around to guide or chat to about the birds.Take reading glasses and spend time alone and enjoy the bird calls is all that's on offer

Thank baldandbearded2016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
View more reviews