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Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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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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“hawk walk” (93 reviews)
“birds of prey” (181 reviews)
“bird show” (36 reviews)
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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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+353 65 707 7036

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Reviewed yesterday

I must point out that my husband and I were here on a quiet Monday morning with NO ONE AROUND. We were then treated to a PRIVATE flight display at noon, so it was a particularly fun experience for us! We thoroughly enjoyed the birds...More

Thank jklavier
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year we go to Ailwee to visit Santa Claus and always make sure we book a time that ensures we get to see the Birds of Prey display. Never disappoints & we all just love the owls!!!

Thank Clodagh M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After or before checking out the caves head to the birds of prey centre and experience some beautiful birds and watch the spectacular aerial display.

Thank Paul Patrick S
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

As part of our CIE Bus Tour we were treated to a trip to the Burren Birds of Prey Centre. The demonstrations were amazing! The entire audience was involved as the birds flew over our heads. The trainers were quite informative as they worked with...More

Thank pbell123
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My wife and I visited the Birds of Prey Centre last Sunday. We had a 'hawk walk' booked for 1pm but got there just in time for the bird flying demonstration. The handlers really know there stuff and their affection for the birds in obvious....More

Thank tomfclucas
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Thank you. It was amazing. I assumed it would pass an hour or two because I recall it as a child myself by t I was wrong! It had changed a lot. Its amazing. My children loved it even though it was raining at times...More

Thank Aoife D
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We went for the caves, which were great, but this was the but we will remember. Great displays and kids got to have birds land and take off from their gloved arm. The birds buzz you ( feathers brushed my head!) as they come into...More

Thank jgraemec
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting here, great education for kids and fun for the adults. Amazing birds and great people working with them.

Thank ziolith
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect as I generally don’t like to see birds in cages, but these birds had nice large enclosures and seemed happy and healthy and engaged with visitors and handlers. The flying demonstration was absolutely fantastic! I did not expect to...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

After we visit Aillwee Cave we stopped to visit the Birds of Prey Center and it was just amazing. Flying displays are highly recommended. Our presenter Clodagh was absolutely brilliant and passionate. To have a contact one on one with such amazing animals is just...More

Thank PuckoCat
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Valerie M
24 July 2017|
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Response from james i | Property representative |
12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
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Irongirl21
23 April 2017|
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Response from davidrein | Reviewed this property |
This is well worth visiting and as far as I recall the ticket price includes everything. Check their website for times.
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13 February 2017|
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Response from matishamatatti | Reviewed this property |
The centre is open daily from 10am to 6.30pm. The phone number if you need any other information is: (065) 707 7036
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