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World of Birds

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Address: Valley Road | Coastal Route, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 790 2730
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Wild life sanctuary and home to a wide variety of bird life.

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US$61.41*
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For birdlovers

Interesting with good variety of species. I enjoyed a couple of hours walking around the different exhibitions!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Meg S
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Landskrona, Sweden
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Do not visit this place if you love animals and don't want your heart broken! The place is dirty, the paths misorganised and very sad to see specially the felines and how to kept them, with little to no room to move, and visibly upset. They also list a cassowary on their website and it wasn't there. Really, this is... More 

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Thank Cynthia S
Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Whether or not you are into birds make this a must see attraction. Most of the avaries are walk through and close proximity to the birds is amazing. Run as an independent charity it relies on the low entrance fees to support the local wildlife. Here you can get interupted photos of the rare and magnificent birds of the area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent place to visit - on the Blue Route hop-on hop-off bus. Many different birds etc and an area where you can ineract with small monkeys, which I love, but am now short 1 hearing aid which a monkey grabbed!

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our visit to Birds of Eden where the birds are able to fly freely was disappointing due to the cold wet windy day. We were happy to see once we were in the Camps Bay Area there was another bird place. What a shock! The birds are in pens that visitors can walk in but we found everywhere really dirty.... More 

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Landskrona, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting with good variety of species. I enjoyed a couple of hours walking around the different exhibitions!

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Thank Meg S
East Hartland, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of birds and some monkeys and other small animals. Lots of walking with many paths through enclosures filled with birds. Some of the monkey cages were a little sad with not much room for the monkeys to move around. Could easily spend a couple hours here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So enjoyed taking my girls there. Was surprised at how big and much there is to see! We didn't time it to be able to stay to go into monkey area, but saw so much I didn't feel very disappointed.

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Thank Carol W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is old and not tidy. The cages are very old. The birds and monkeys are nice to observe and interact with but this place needs a massive clean up.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enjoyable outing, eeing some beautiful specimens, having my shoelaces untied by a hadida, and monkeys combing through my hair - what more can I say :)

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across it by chance not somewhere we would usually plan to go to as we believe birdlife/wildlife should be left alone. But saying this we found ourselves there and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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