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World of Owls

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Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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If you are into your wild lift this is the place to go the birds are just lovely and the staff are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Pauline M
World of owls at carrickfergus castle

One of the best experiences I’ve ever had, the owls and bird of prey were beautiful and knowledge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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World of Owls is one of the largest most diverse collections of owls in the UK and Ireland. There is also other birds of prey, reptiles, insects & other animals to see. There is a small children's play park, tea, coffee and light refreshments...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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32 Mount Shalgus Lane | Randalstown Forest, Randalstown BT41 3LE, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9447 2307
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are into your wild lift this is the place to go the birds are just lovely and the staff are so nice and very helpful

Thank Pauline M
Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your kind review and lovely words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best experiences I’ve ever had, the owls and bird of prey were beautiful and knowledge and entertainment of the handler was great. Will definitely be visiting the randalstown forest world of owls very soon

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. It was fun. I love what i do and i love Carrickfergus Castle venue

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mike, Eli and the whole team give you an experience you’ll never forget. This is a gem of a place that needs support to ensure that the fantastic work these guys do continues, not only for the experience for customers but to help with the...More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you York Raptors, I feel exactly the same about your centre and would never miss an opportunity to visit with you if i am close by. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved visiting the owls and birds of prey. It was pouring it down but Mike brought out two owls especially for our little 15 month old son who thought they were fascinating. Totally would recommend the world of owls to our family and friends....More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice words. We try when we can. Your wee sons face made it all worth while.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are just on the way back from a trip to the World of Owls centre. We have been travelling the North for a few days now, and have seen and done all the usual attractions and World of Owls has been our favourite by...More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Ciara for such a wonderful review. I think you where the guys from Cork? If so please add us to Facebook as we would all love to see the pictures of your new member of your family. Take care. Mike

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time at the World of Owls today! The staff were very friendly and knowledgable. The birds of prey were all stunning and I was lucky enough to hold one! Thank you for a great day out! We would definitely recommend a...More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review Natalie.

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

During our trip to Ireland and Northern Ireland, I would have never thought one of my best experiences would be at a bird conservatory. One of the best parts was Mike, who even though he was hard at work, took the time to educate, tell...More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was a pleasure meeting you guys. Always great to have nice visitors. Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was my absolute pleasure. GO EAGLES (i remembered you supported them)

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Really good day. Mike is a barrel of fun. Would definitely recommend. It is well sign posted. There is a large variety of owls. It's very interesting.

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review, its always a pleasure to meet lovely genuine people.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

My boyfriend loves birds so I wanted to treat him to World of Owl's 'Owl experience'. The centre was amazing, so rural and had so many different birds and breeds of owls! I would definitely recommend paying the extra dollars on the owl experience!

Thank Ciara T
Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind review, it was a pleasure meeting you guys.

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Great selection of birds, very welcoming staff especially mike who has a great knowledge and plenty of time for everyone even the silly woman in front who was delt with great patience. Would definitely return.More

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Mike G, Owner at World of Owls, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. Yeh, she was a bit of a plonker, took the needle at me for politely warning her that standing there letting her small child stick his hand into a bird of preys enclosure might not be one of her greater...More

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Luke C
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Response from GHBoxer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Luke, I am sorry I do not know the answer to any of your questions. I visited by car and I am not a part of the centre administration. However, the staff are very helpful and if you were to contact them I sure they... More
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April 12, 2017|
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Response from Diane H | Reviewed this property |
£5.50 per adults and kids/oap were £4.50.
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Sandra E
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
Unfortunately it would be Antrim Station a good bit away.
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