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Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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DYNAMIC FLYING DISPLAYS where the visitor can interact and get up close and personal to the birds as they fly overhead and through the audience. A HOME to Eagles, Falcons, Hawks, and Owls from all over the world.EDUCATION into the amazing world of Raptors, their biology, conservation and the ancient art of Falconry.HAWK WALKS which are a once in a life time opportunity to interact with some of nature's top predators. Guided and instructed by experienced Falconers, this hour long 'Walk with a Hawk' through hazel woodland and across Burren limestone pavement is tailor made for anybody seeking a totally unique experience.
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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great place to visit with the family. The sanctuary is well laid out and the staff are extremely knowledgable. If you lucky you can even get to fly a hawk or hold an owl. The only thing is, if it is raining...More

Thank Emer B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The staff here are fantastic and so passionate about what they do. We attended as a family of four and my eldest was too shy to put his hand up to hold the birds until it was too late (it appears like only the first...More

1  Thank HelenaC0501
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited with the family. The ticket per head was 10 Euro. There are three shows a day which your ticket covers so it is more than reasonable. We attended all three. Each show was very informative and by attending the three shows we got...More

Thank NiamhJulia89
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a great show for all the family to enjoy. The bird handlers are experts in their field and have superb knowledge of the birds. The show is brilliant and will keep adults and children entertained throughout. The ticket is for every show on...More

Thank Ponner
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The caves and the birds are in the same place. We just did the bird center, but the caves looked intriguing. I only gave this 4 stars not 5 because in comparison to Eagles Flying, it was great but not quite as great. But if...More

Thank Getyourblankdownhere
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I was only able to see part of the show because I was on a tight time schedule in conjunction with a tour. It's a shame I did not get to see it all because I understand that people are allowed to pose with the...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Really knowledgable staff, great demo, kids loved it. Lots of other birds to see. Combine with the Caves.

Thank Hollyhead1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This center offers one ticket that includes the bird show, cave tour and a hawk walk. How can anyone pass up a rare opportunity to handle and learn about Harris hawks?! During your one hour stroll through the woods, these beautiful, powerful, intelligent creatures will...More

2  Thank Meemschirk
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited the Centre after our tour of the Caves and thought it very enjoyable for those who are afraid of birds. They fly very low overhead so it's not for everyone but the children loved it and they got a chance to hold the...More

Thank sylvia642016
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Fantastic with lots of demonstrations Children got to hold birds and the staff were only to pleased to share the knowledge with the little ones.Good arena with plenty of seating.

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Valerie M
23 July 2017|
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Response from james i | Property representative |
12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
23 April 2017|
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Response from davidrein | Reviewed this property |
This is well worth visiting and as far as I recall the ticket price includes everything. Check their website for times.
12 February 2017|
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Response from matishamatatti | Reviewed this property |
The centre is open daily from 10am to 6.30pm. The phone number if you need any other information is: (065) 707 7036