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World of Birds

#36 of 225 things to do in Cape Town Central Features Animals
Valley Road | Coastal Route, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 2730
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Wild life sanctuary and home to a wide variety of bird life.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“bird park” (20 reviews)
“small animals” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Valley Road | Coastal Route, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 2730
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An enjoyable two hours spent here. Enclosures feature mostly birds of prey like hawks, eagles, owls and vultures but also house exotic parrots and smaller birds. A couple of monkey enclosures have Lemurs, Marmosets etc on display. Venue also has a nice tortoise enclosure with...More

Thank MajTaute
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

These place is amazing!!! It needs a little bit of cleaning but the amount of birds and the interaction you can have with them is really great. My teenagers where thrill to go in each of all the enclosures where birds will fly around you.

Thank rafarubin
Reviewed 4 days ago

This attraction is worth many a repeat visit, with its large population of birds and other animals (monkeys, snakes, tortoises) constantly changing. Lots of useful information on notice boards and very conservation-minded. Apart from walk-through aviaries, there are open areas where birds can come and...More

Thank royzaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of reviews complaining about it being run down and dirty -- it's certainly small for the amount of birds and mammals they have and perhaps underfunded and could use some renovation -- but the matter of bird poop everywhere is just silly. Birds live...More

Thank Amara P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monkeys were the highlight for me. They will jump all over you if they think you have food. So darn cute!!

Thank Diaz L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice day out, for Kids and Adults alike, lots of interesting exhibits. And well mapped so too plan your walk around. Food area can do with a bit of a face lift the choice was very basic and not that inviting to sit and have...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had a really good time here. The interactive enclosure with the squirrel monkeys was memorable, hilarious and touching. My two teenagers were totally in love with them. They will steal virtually anything that isn't zipped into your pockets. (Think Capuchin monkey in Night at...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

While the World of Birds is an interesting place to visit. If you have been once, then it is not something I would recommend going back to. You will find a lot of the same bird in different sections and the walk is rather constrained...More

Thank Matt d
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Well not what we thought it would be, it looked a bit run down an very smelly but the variety of the birds were good monkeys a bit disappointing Cafe offered good pies tasty an hot

Thank Boxer1954
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Found out by chance about this place and had a very pleasant afternoon. Highlights for the owls sanctuary and the monkey walk. They have a snacks place that is cheap and I had a quite nice burger.

Thank Filipe N
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Imogen H
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Response from maria s | Reviewed this property |
In April, it was R85 (£3.50-£4.00). But worth it to see the honey badger! And they really need the financial support!!