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The Entrance Pelican Feed

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Closed Now: 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Open today: 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
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A must at the entrance

The pelican feeding is a great opportunity to get up close to the pelicans. The feeding is run... read more

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Tracey_anne90
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Glossodia, Australia
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Pelican feeding

Great time and an opportunity to get incredible photos! Definitely recommend. They do get up close... read more

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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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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pelican feeding is a great opportunity to get up close to the pelicans. The feeding is run daily at 3.30pm by volunteers, who also give an informational talk and share fun facts. The feeding is free, however the volunteers collect coin donations to help...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great time and an opportunity to get incredible photos! Definitely recommend. They do get up close and personal and you can get a chance to pat them. Runs for 15mins :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Denisetravelsj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't believe the number of people there on a Tuesday. It's run by volunteers who give a talk so it's educational as well as fun. They ask for donations though not many gave, and sell a few items to fund their rescue service. Get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Abbykat
TheEntrance2261, Team Leader Visitor services at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback around your visit to the daily pelican feed at The Entrance. Marine Rescue and the volunteers doing a wonderful job at co-coordinating the feed. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Kids loved the pelicans! Loved seeing them up close, well trained Get there early for good seat. You have to sit down for show as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SerenaK22
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback regarding the pelican feed show at The Entrance. We are pleased to hear you and your kids love the show.

Reviewed 5 November 2018

They had the feeding at 3pm the pelican's know exactly what time each day they are going to get fed, they can sense it. I really enjoyed the pelican feeding the volunteers were very informative and my Mum really enjoyed it as she was over...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kiwiwalkabout27
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review regarding the daily pelican feed show at 3.30pm. We are pleased to hear you and your mum enjoyed the show.

Reviewed 16 October 2018

We reached The Entrance and straight headed to the famous Pelican Feed area. Wonderful experience we had. Pelicans flock to this waterfront spot for a daily feeding show given by a professional staff. Pelicans are lovely creatures are so interesting to watch. An experience one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank y_s_raju
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for writing a great review regarding the Pelican feeding at The Entrance. I will pass your comments on to management and the pelican feed coordinator.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Well worth waiting for if in the Area, Very informative show, with great hands on displays. crowds are quiet large so get there early to get a great view.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jimmyWollongong
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback regarding the daily pelican feed show at The Entrance. We are pleased you enjoyed the show.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

The display is done in a slight amphitheatre, so arrive early and try sitting in the very front row for the best views. The feeding is apparently done daily to check the health of the pelicans, but its also a handy boost for the pelican...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dalton1skiing
TheEntrance2261, Team Leader Visitor Services at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to the Pelican Feed. The feed is coordinated by Marine Rescue volunteers (who are a registered charity) who take around their donation boxes during the feed. We are very lucky to have a wonderful team of dedicated...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Been going to The Entrance for many years and it's always great to see the pelican feeding. Would recommend for foreign tourists or anyone who has not seen.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KelsSydney_Australia
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your review on the Pelican feeding at The Entrance. We are glad you enjoyed the show.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience! But make sure to arrive early (maybe an hour before) to get a seat at the front as it does get very crowded.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barefootlouise
TheEntrance2261, Visitor Services Officer at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you for your review regarding the Pelican feed show, we had pleased you had an amazing experience.

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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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