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About African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Home to eleven of the twelve owl species, five of the eight vulture species and numerous magnificent raptors found in Southern Africa, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is well worth a visit.

Dedicated to conserving indigenous raptors, the haven is also a base for continuing research, breeding and rehabilitation projects for birds of prey, mostly run ‘behind the scenes’. There is also a large selection of captive-bred or ‘non-releasable rehabilitation’ birds. These feathered friends can be viewed in their ‘micro-environment’ visitors keen to discover more about South Africa’s beautiful aerial predators.

Specially trained birds wow spectators with their daily flight displays, given to educate and facilitate awareness of effective conservation of our environment and its creatures. These demonstrations allow the winged beauties themselves to become both teachers and ambassadors for their wild counterparts, giving the audience a first-hand experience of these rare and elusive birds.

Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00 – 16:00. Closed on Christmas Day and during the Comrades Marathon.

Flying Display Times: weekdays (except Mondays) 10:30, weekends and public holidays 10:30 and 15:00.

'Gobble and Squabble' Vulture Feeding Sessions: weekends 12:00 (phone and confirm should this be your primary reason for visiting).

+27 (0) 31 785 4382

Directions to African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

Take Exit 65 from the N3 highway on the Lion Park Road.
[email protected]​co.za +27 (0) 31 785​ 4382
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Reviews for African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

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Pieter Nel
11 July 2016

Educational visit and well managed

Nic Watson
26 June 2013

This place is the bees knees...it is the best place to go for a awesome experience to view the wonderful raptors that fly the skies. it is also the cleanest sanctuary i have ever seen! and the people who must take the credit is Ben and Shannon Hoffman. so if you looking for a awesome time with the family or friends this is a pretty awesome place to go.

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African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is 6km from the centre of Camperdown , the nearest airport 67.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
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