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“What an awesome day!”

Eagle Encounters South Africa
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$184.75*
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Half Day Wine Tasting PLUS Big Cat and Wild Bird Sanctuary Tour
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$69.21*
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Cape Town City Pass including Two Oceans Aquarium and District Six Museum
Ranked #2 of 142 things to do in Stellenbosch
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Somerset West, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What an awesome day!”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

Loved the demonstrations that were held with the various birds. The guide was very well informed and you could see that they had a real affection with the raptors. My 6 year old especially loved being able to hold and touch an Owl. Great day at Spier

Visited November 2012
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A nice half-day trip”
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Dedicated people working there. We were there during a weekend so there were some young volunteers and staff. There is a wide range of birds with daily falconry shows. During our time there an injured bird came in, which was looked after immediately. Reminding us of the fact that it is not only a tourist attraction. It is not the biggest of places, taking about an hour or so to see everything.

Visited November 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Take the kids!”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

This was an excellent afternoon trip. Our boys especially like the demonstration of the Secretary Bird killing a snake. Great family activity and a laudable organization doing important work.

Visited October 2012
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San Francisco, California
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Unique experience”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

My wife and I stumbled upon this avian outreach center on the grounds of the Spier Hotel near Stellenbosch. Intrigued by what we could see from the outsdie, we paid the nominal entry fee and were treated to a unique and educational experience. This place affords you the opportunity to get up close and personal with various large raptors. Kids and adults will love the owl house where you can hold/touch/interact with a number of resident owls. The volunteers are friendly and knowledgable and add to the experience. If you're in the area, definitely check this place out.

Visited August 2012
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Antwerp, Belgium
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“really loved it”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

We learned al lot during the show and afterwards we loved to watch the birds and it was possible to hold some birds. Kids loved it and you could see that the people who worked there loved there animals. Thanks

Visited July 2012
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