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Free Flight

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Birds! Free flight!

If you have kids, bring them here to this small "bird zoo" that is a wonderful place to experience... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Del Mar, California
Good place for a quick activity

Brought my 6yo grandson here for a short morning activity. The staff & docents were very thorough... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Solana Beach, California
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A protective sanctuary for several species of exotic birds.
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2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2215
+1 858-481-3148
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you have kids, bring them here to this small "bird zoo" that is a wonderful place to experience the beauty of parrots and other wild birds.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Brought my 6yo grandson here for a short morning activity. The staff & docents were very thorough in explaining their rules and telling about the birds & koi. They seemed to love their work! While a small place, the koi are huge, colorful and will...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Our vet is located right next door to free flight so we have stopped in and the birds seem very well taken care off and most are not in cages with is really nice!

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is a very small sanctuary with quite a few rescued birds. Parrots Cockatiels, Cockatoos and more exotics. Many of them can be touched with permission . The staff are very very dedicated. You can buy food and offer it to just about all the...More

Thank whoa3050
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Went there in May, my 9 year olds loved this place. The birds all have different personalities, and you are right there WITH them. Be careful, some like to bite!

Thank HoustonEtraveler
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stumbled upon this place after having lunch at Viewpoint Brewing and decided that we must visit. It costs $7 for adults and $3 for children. The staff were all nice and explained how it works, which birds will sit on your arm and which...More

1  Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Free Flight, during the Breeders Cup, at Del Mar. I had passed this place several years ago, but could not work in a visit, then. This time, I put it high on my to-do list, and I'm glad that I did. The birds...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This was a little out of the way place. Please check the hours of operation. We arrived 30 minutes before closing and they were closing up and putting the birds away. There was still a full charge, but I felt it funded a good cause....More

Thank tedact
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem! Truly, this affordable activity rose to the top of our ranking for fun things to do when flying down to San Diego for vacations. Plan to spend 2-3 hours interacting with these special beautiful birds and the volunteer staff. Affordable is a...More

2  Thank charbytravels
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Visiting friends in Cartiff and they suggested we visit. I'm so glad we visited. The place is small but the experience was huge! I've never had exotic birds so accessible. I took some great shots with my camera and we ended spending 2.5 hours there.

1  Thank sdf66
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