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Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide

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We are very privileged to have a resident breeding colony of over 200 Cape Vultures on our doorstep at Oribi Gorge, allowing very close up and personal encounters with these magnificent birds. From easily accessible cliff vantage points, you can...more
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Oribi Gorge Road, Port Shepstone 4235, South Africa
+27 72 893 3794
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try and organise the cape vulture tour while in the Oribi gorge area, you won't regret it. Wonderful informative 2 hours spent with the knowledgeable Andy Ruffle. saw flying and nesting vultures and chicks as well as an oribi buck in the field

1  Thank chandler860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every person visiting the Oribi Gorge needs to do this. We learnt a great deal about these amazing birds and what an experience to watch them silently soaring in the sky. Andy is passionate about this project and gave so much interesting information about the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you're not a bird watcher, a visit to the Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide is a well worth visit. Most times we see vultures soaring way above us, or, if we lucky enough, feeding on a carcass in a game park. Here at Oribi,...More

1  Thank CherylDK
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had read that it was possible to visit an area in the Oribi Gorge where it was possible to see a substantial breeding colony of Cape Vultures and so booked a visit with conservationist Andy. This is on private land and we meet on...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What a great to be shown the vultures in our area. What beautiful magnificent birds. Lovely to watch the birds in the sky flying I the thermals. Andy is so knowedgable and passionate about the protection of the birds.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting informative visit. Andy was fantastic. Knowledgeable and passionate. So many exciting things been done to conserve these magnificent birds.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Kent, employed at The Gorge Private Game Lodge and Spa, took my wife and me across to show us the vultures. His knowledge of the history of the area and interested farmers' efforts to support the vultures, the vultures themselves and his comprehensive responses to...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Truly fantastic experience. The guide Andy is very informative. This is nature and conservation in action. Dont miss an opportunity to do this.

1  Thank dalltyron
Reviewed 6 August 2017

An amazing morning spent watching the colony of Cape Vultures. You can get amazing photos, and learn all about the vultures. Probably one of the best experiences you can do in KZN, and excellent value for money.

Thank LydiaD159
Reviewed 21 June 2017

What a great experience our family had, to stand on top of the Gorge and witness these beautiful birds in their natural habitat was truly amazing, even though it was a bit windy they still performed for us. Andy Ruffle was great, waited for us...More

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