Burren Birds of Prey Centre

Burren Birds of Prey Centre

Burren Birds of Prey Centre
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10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
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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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TravelKats1234
Salem, OR93 contributions
Jul 2022
Have done a couple of other visits to birds of prey centers, this one stands out, did the walking hawk tour, highlight of trip to area. Traveling w 14 yr old son who is knowledgeable about the creatures and he was enchanted. Great guide and beautiful setting. Didn't spend much time in the center it self, but it appeared nicely done.
Written 23 October 2022
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NaliniM
Woodend, Australia39 contributions
Oct 2022
Such a valuable experience! Every time I visit, I learn something new. This time was no exception. Instead of a Hawk Walk, which I do heartily recommend, I 'adopted' one of the birds and was privileged to have a few minutes of private flying time with my adoptee.
The falconers are quite professional and show true caring and respect for the birds they handle.

I have donated to the WWF for the preservation of endangered species for years, and now truly wish all of those monies could have been donated to this centre. They do such amazing work, and are provided such a valuable function!

Do visit if you are in the area of the Burren, or, perhaps make a special trip!
Written 23 October 2022
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Dean S
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, UK30 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
Absolutely loved this experience. The handlers were informative and funny and the birds were great. Highly recommend!
Written 17 August 2022
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Ciarrai2014
County Kildare, Ireland657 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
This is well worth a look. The display by the birds and the commentary by the guides are excellent. I’ll bet the adults would also like the birds on their arms!
Written 12 August 2022
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Liam B
4 contributions
Jun 2022
I've been to see the birds of prey show many times over the years. Used to be you could just buy a ticket to see the show for 15 euro, however now you need to buy it together with an alliwee cave tour for 24 euro, why they removed the ability to buy a ticket to just see the bird show I don't know but it's an awful decision in my view.
Written 10 August 2022
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Susan L
73 contributions
Jul 2022
Well thought out show. Very good for kids, but enjoyable for adults as well. The birds are well cared for and a delight to watch.
Written 31 July 2022
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Carrie
2 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
The Birds of Prey centre itself was fantastic! The staff doing the flying displays were brilliant..so informative, engaging and funny. If it was just down to the birds of prey centre I would hands down be giving it 5 stars.
Unfortunately though you are now being forced to pay for the caves visit even if you choose not to do it.
We have been visiting the birds of prey centre every year for years now with our 3 children and we have loved it everytime. We have visited the Aillwee caves before also but due to health reasons it is not something I can now do. I feel it is so unfair to force visitors to pay for both the caves and the birds of prey and not give the choice to just do one as has been the case every year up to now.
So disappointed as we will not be returning next year due to the cost involved when only going to the Birds of Prey. Such a shame they have changed their policy.
Written 22 July 2022
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Lynne M
Dorset, UK14 contributions
Jul 2022
We really enjoyed our visit and it was a treat to see the birds flying and walking close to us. Each bird was introduced by a different handler who gave an interesting talk about the lifestyle of the bird, and asked questions of the audience. My husband was lucky enough to be able to hold the barn owl and this was quite a treat.
Written 20 July 2022
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Ethel G
Dublin, Ireland33 contributions
Jun 2022
Fabulous birds and demonstrations staff are engage well with the audience and are very informative and put on an excellent show well worth a trip
Written 2 July 2022
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Rosemary K
7 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
Loved!!!! Fantastic experience seeing the impressive birds in their aviaries and then getting to meet some close up, when we got to hold one ourselves. Dyson the condor made quite an entrance and all birds did their best to perform in near gale winds. Handlers were knowledgeable and informative and entertaining. Clear to see the birds are well cared for and also good to know that this centre contributes to conservation of species around the world. My youngest got a little bored but he made a stone picture instead. Highly recommend.
Written 14 June 2022
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