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The Entrance Pelican Feed

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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4333 5377
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Pelicans Everywhere

The pelicans walk around amongst all the people watching, while waiting for the feeding to start... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aussie2406
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Albion Park, Australia
Pelican Feeding

Excellent Well worth a visit. The kids will love it. Pelicans are so beautiful and they walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David H
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The Pelican Feed takes place on The Entrance waterfront at 3.30pm each day and is one of the Central Coast's most popular tourist attractions, entertaining and educating visitors and residents alike about the area’s own pelican colony.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The pelicans walk around amongst all the people watching, while waiting for the feeding to start. The feeding is done by volunteers, who collect donations to buy the food. It is very interesting to see.

Thank Aussie2406
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TheEntrance2261, Visitors Service Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank your for your positive feedback. We are pleased that you had such a lovely time and enjoying the natural surroundings and the beautiful pelicans.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Well worth a visit. The kids will love it. Pelicans are so beautiful and they walk about amoungst you after the feeding Volunteers do a great job. Well done keep it up

Thank David H
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review regarding the pelican feed at The Entrance. We are pleased to hear you and your kids loved the show. I will pass on your comments to the pelican feed coordinators.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The children had a great time watching the pelicans being feed and listening to all the interesting information from the staff a really interesting thing to watch.

Thank cassie436
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TheEntrance2261, Manager The Entrance Visitor Information Centre at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback about your experience at the daily Pelican Feed. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

It pays to arrive early and sit on the front step. All visitors must sit before the feed starts. 30+ birds. Great photo opps

Thank 976kate
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the Pelican feeding at The Entrance.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Getting up close and personal with pelicans is a must when you visit The Entrance. The pelican feeding I saw on Friday was very impressive - most of all for the wonderful information and care the presenter and "feeders" gave to the pelicans. Its all...More

1  Thank Julia F
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on the Pelican feeding. We are pleased you enjoyed the show. We will pass on your feedback to our dedicated team of volunteers and also Marine Rescue coordinators.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing! This is a must do. I thought it would be very average but totally amazing. Get up & close with Australia’s largest water bird. The presenter was a wealth of information, so not only was it super cool but really educational. 10/10.

Thank Elle B
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on the Pelican Feed at The Entrance. We are pleased you enjoyed the show. I will pass on your wonderful feedback to the dedicated team of volunteers.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Decided to take relatives from overseas but didnt really enjoy it mainly due to the high number of foreign tourists that go and can be so ignorant and rude so ruin it for other people. If you want to fight to get a good view...More

1  Thank Crawfom
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback regarding the pelican feeding. Unfortunately during the peak times it does get very busy and sometimes it's hard for everyone to see. I will pass on your feedback to the coordinator and to see if the crowds can be better...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Fun experience for the whole family. Amazing getting so close to these wonderful birds. The feeders are very friendly and informative. Make sure to give a donation to keep helping these fantastic birds.

Thank barefootlouise
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the Pelican Feed at The Entrance. I will pass on your feedback to our dedicated team of volunteers.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It is amazing to watch these huge birds swallow their fish meals. The shore area nearby is great for a follow up stroll with shops nearby, and an awesome ice creamery. I highly recommend this tourist activity.

Thank jannenek2016
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed watching the pelican feeding and spending a nice weekend at The Entrance.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

This is such a wonderful place to take the kids to see 30 or more pelican converse at The Entrance Central Coast. At the same time every day feeding the pelicans start. The kids get so involved in watching these big birds open their enormous...More

Thank butterflyrose12
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review regarding the pelican feeding at The Entrance. We are please to hear you enjoyed the show.

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LewJenn
21 February 2017|
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Response from TheEntrance2261 | Property representative |
No, the Pelican feeding is free, it's run by our wonderful team of volunteers who give up their time to feed the pelicans and help with injured birds.
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romusha
17 December 2015|
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Response from Meki M |
Yes, pelicans roam free at The Entrance. The feeding time is just informative and entertaning.
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