African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, Pietermaritzburg

Spanning 60 hectares (148 acres) of bushveld, African Bird of Prey Sanctuary serves as a private bird park and rehabilitation center for aerial predators. The sanctuary houses a wide array of eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls, from young to old, common and rare. A research center dedicated to the conservation of indigenous raptors offers lectures. Learn about birds of prey and get close up and personal with some of them, including tiny owlets and large vultures. There is a café, an art gallery, and a children's playground zone at the estate. You can also take a 40-minute trail through the estate. Add African Bird of Prey Sanctuary and other attractions to your Pietermaritzburg trip itinerary using our Pietermaritzburg trip planner .
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  • A must for any bird lover or family ,worth the time and money very interesting and well set out ,great way to spend the morning or afternoon with family.  more »
  • Took our grandchildren with a view of teaching them more about raptor. The flite show was very instructive and the boys were very surprised that the trained raptors always came back to the handler.  more »
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  • Such a lovely experience! The birds are incredible. The place is well kept and awesome. Always feel bad for animals being enclosed in a cage, but most of these birds look happy and not too worried. Also the enclosures are well equipped!
  • Feeling pride that they're taking a really good cares of all those preys. A guide was aware of my deaf and had a good approached and make sure that I'm followed her, her lipreading and everything. Thank you for made my day. Great place and good educated.
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