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Hawkeye Falconry

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At Hawkeye Falconry we begin our experience with an introduction to falconry, the ancient sport of Kings. We offer the guest hands on experience flying, handling and feeding trained Hawks and Owls. We take the guests on woodland walks through the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
14 Clodagh Road, Waterford, Ireland
+353 83 003 9743
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Experienced the falconry through our stay at the Mount Juliet estate, absolutely fantastic! Couldn't praise John enough he was great with our son and we learned loads ourselves!! Would highly highly recommend

Thank Aisling_Coyne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my fiancé enjoyed an unforgettable private hawk walk with John today at Mount Juliet. John is a very warm and friendly guy who immediately made us both feel at ease with this experience. He explained everything to us along the way, so that...More

Thank curlysue9
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. John was the best! So much knowledge he was able to share. The hawk walk was incredible with tons of information on the birds and their habits.

Thank Pepper359
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We spent a morning working with Albert the harris hawk and Nelson the owl under the expert eye of Caroline. It was an amazing experience and I would recommend it to anyone, be it families or any groups. The process from start to finish was...More

Thank GarB6666
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This husband-wife duo of Caroline and John Duggan do a fantastic job, from the email booking process through an experience none of us will forget. Caroline met us at the fabulous Waterford Castle resort with 2 red tailed haws named Stanley and Stewart. All was...More

Thank Beachpoodle
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I am not a bird fancier and was not excited about talons landing on my hand, but can assure the similarly timid that this is an experience not to be missed. John's knowledge of the history of falconry from earliest times and his obvious pride...More

Thank Vagrantsrus
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We participated in a group falconry experience at Lyrath Estate. Both John and his wife were fantastic. This experience with the hawks and owls was wonderful.

Thank 785gay
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stayed at the Lyrath Estate outside of Kilkenny and hooked up with John and his son, Sean on a beautiful afternoon at Lyrath. John's talk re the history of falconry was fascinating but the hands on demonstration was the highlight. Roger and Stewart flew...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It was an absolutely magnificent day learning about falconry with Caroline! She is so incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, gracious and you can tell why her hawks love her. We learned so much and got to spend some wonderful time with two hawks and the most adorable...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Met John at a great location in the island that is Waterford Castle. We spent 90 mins being enthralled by the birds and John's knowledge of falconry. Great day out! Highly recommended!

Thank Martin M
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16 September 2017|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Hi, we dont have admission price as we offer falconry experiences by booking if you would like to email me I can pass on experiences and prices. Thank you,john.
16 June 2017|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Email is the best way to book, We work from Waterford Castle which is 30 mins from the Castle.
29 March 2017|
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Response from John D | Property representative |
Hi Mary, Thank you for your enquiry. The Falconry experience is very hands on and interactive so yes, each person will get to call the Hawk a number of times to their glove and there will be fantastic photo opportunities... More