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Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Boshoff Street, Pretoria 2004, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 348 1265
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 22:00
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US$44.86*
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A tranquil spot in the heart of Pretoria

Amidst the flying in and out of sacred Ibis, kingfishers and yellow billed ducks and many more birds you can have excellent coffee and good wine and a variety of items on a well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hanique
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amidst the flying in and out of sacred Ibis, kingfishers and yellow billed ducks and many more birds you can have excellent coffee and good wine and a variety of items on a well priced menu. Overlooking the dam with all the waterbirds and our national bird the blue crane, this is a definit consideration for bird lovers visiting Pretoria.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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273 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This park is in a mainly residential/business area and is a bit off the beaten tourist track. It is however a place of quietness in the rushed city life. Depending on which time of the year you go, you can see the Purple haze of the Jacarandas in October as well as the offspring of the birds. The fish in... More 

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Thank kdgarlipp
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

What used to be an exquisite menu is now common in its mediocre but expensive execution. And make a plan with the bugs and the dirt.

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Thank Torm_UI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A beautiful bird park right in the heart of pretoria. Some of the best picnic spots and a restaurant conveniently located on the edge of the bird sanctuary. Perfect for a sunday lunch or a quiet midweek brunch.

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Thank Annari K
Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Wow, right in the middle of everything you have this!! its trully a great place to visit, when you get there you wonder how nice it will be due to the fact that you are in town, somehow you are seperated from the rest when you enter. The birds are aplenty and the walks peacful and beautiful.

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1 Thank BenSymington
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

beautiful setting surrounded by birds and parkland. you can walk around and view all the birds and see also the beautiful blue cranes then go and have a super breakfast or lunch at the restaurant inside or sit outside on their thatched covered large patio and enjoy meal with beautiful views.

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Thank 213gaild
Pretoria, South Africa
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

I couldn't believe how nice this little place is considering that it sits in the middle of Pretoria. I love to take photos of birds and this is the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We've been going to this bird sanctuary for years and often have lunch at the lovely restaurant on the grounds. It is incredibly convenient - right in town. I've introduced many a young person to birding at this spot.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had lunch overlooking the dam, with the ducks watching. The blue Cranes came right up to our deck and it was lovely quiet and relaxing. The food is delicious with a South African twist. You can walk around and visit the bauma for more bird watching.

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Thank r0uxw
Pretoria
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This bird sanctuary is situated in a park, There is a hide to watch the birds from and the Blue Crane restaurant offers great food.

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