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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
+1 604-946-6980
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In the spring this is a great place to take young kids to see different kinds of birds and their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Judy L
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Delta, Canada
My brother was visiting from out of town and we ventured out to the Sactuary with him.

The birds were everywhere and of course coming up for treats that we purchased on site. my brother... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
elen0rv
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Delta, Canada
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Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser River, the George C. Reifel Migratory bird sanctuary is a must for birding enthusiasts. Easy hiking trails, bird blinds, and panoramic views await. See eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, waterfowl, songbirds, and the elusive Sandhill Crane.
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“sandhill cranes” (37 reviews)
“feed the ducks” (15 reviews)
“canada geese” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
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+1 604-946-6980
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In the spring this is a great place to take young kids to see different kinds of birds and their young. Take the walk along the trail and there will be lots of good photo ops. Come in the late fall to see and hear...More

Thank Judy L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The birds were everywhere and of course coming up for treats that we purchased on site. my brother totally enjoyed it. Feeding the birds was of course the highlight however seeing all the different species in one location was also great. The grounds are well...More

1  Thank elen0rv
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

My family and I love the bird sanctuary. We appreciate that we always see Canada Geese, Bald Eagles, and ducks. Most recently we saw lots of goslings (baby geese). Very cute, but their parents are very protective! Note the observation tower is closed for much...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We visited the Sanctuary on a bluebird day in early May with our Swedish visitors who had expressed an interest in bird watching. The well-maintained trails wound through a variety of landscape, ponds, wetlands and viewpoints. The variety of birds and waterfowl was outstanding. In...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

This was our first visit to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary and we did not know what to expect. It was a great place to visit and view the many varieties of birds there. Largely undeveloped, there are a number of well maintained trails throughout. At...More

Thank Don L
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

This is the greatest place to see & feed so many different birds. It is absolutely the best for a family because of the minimal cost & the extensive trails to check out. The best time to see the huge flocks of snow geese is...More

Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is a great place to come with your family, with a date or on your own to wander and witness the beauty.

Thank JKL1104
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

As this is local to me we go there roughly 4 times a year It is a beautiful sanctuary for those who love wildlife There are so many varieties of birds to see and different every time we visit depending on the season It is...More

Thank Karen J
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We visited Reifel on New Year's Day 2018 and found the parking lot packed. However, with such a large area to cover and so many trails to walk, it did not seem busy once we moved past the initial few yards where everyone congregated to...More

Thank Cedric T T
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

The route to arrive at the sanctuary is preparation for what you will experience there. Travel across the 100+year old swing bridge (one lane) to get onto Westham Island, and drive slowly through a century plus old farming community to finally come to a crawl...More

Thank Cathy B
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Adult $5, children $3. A very good value. Cheers.
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Carl K
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There is no way of getting there using public transit, not even if you were willing to walk quite a bit. Public transit doesn't go out there because very few people live there (it's on an island that is mostly used for... More
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