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Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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“hawk walk”(95 reviews)
“birds of prey”(194 reviews)
“bird show”(42 reviews)
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...more
Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 June 2013

We went here on the 18th June and had a fabulous afternoon, we went for the 2p.m. show and stayed for the 4p.m. show as well. The handlers were so knowledgeable & had a great sense of humour an kept us all amused for the...More

4  Thank clonmeltwo
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I have a life long love of owls and I was so excited to visit. I was on holiday from New Zealand and this was to be the highlight of my trip. I rang ahead to ensure I could actually have an owl on my...More

7  Thank Mandy B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Burren Birds of Prey Centre is great. All different types of birds of prey. I wish there was a choice in TripAdvisor to select the "Hawk Walk". The hawk walk begins at the Birds of Prey Centre. Declan was our guide and falconer. We...More

1  Thank peterpBlarney2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely day out and can be combined with a visit to Ailwee caves which are on the same grounds. A ticket for adults for both venues is E15 and well worth it. There is a lovely farm shop beside the birds of...More

1  Thank mary h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice surprise we came to go to the caves and just decided to do both activities.The Birds are beautiful and the show was excellent. The Staff were really engaging.

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the aillwee cave not knowing about the birds of prey but came out thinking they were the highlight. The show was very interactive and interesting and kept us an hour in the freezing cold which tells you something!!! The staff clearly loved the...More

Thank jssamos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our three young children from the UK during our half term but it wasn’t half term in Ireland so we were incredibly fortunate that the birds of prey show was empty a handful of families watching so our children were able to...More

Thank Tour728604
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this in conjunction with the Ailwee caves for 18 euro each. There’s a short audio tour and then a 40 minute presentation, during which we saw 3 birds flying. The handlers were great at chatting with the crowd and let almost everyone come out...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a great way to let our daughter get up close and personal on a budget and still learn an immense amount about the animals. The staff here were super friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. Your ticket is good for both shows if you...More

Thank DanielleW07
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked the private Hawk Tour online weeks before arriving in Ireland. We did the tour on Sunday morning, September 30 and it did not disappoint! I would put this as one of my most favorite excursions of our entire trip. Declan showed us the ropes...More

Thank BeachloverOH
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

After visiting the ailwee caves we also booked to visit the birds of prey centre and it doesn't disappoint. Declan gave the demo of the birds flying we seen a red kite two vultures and a falcon. Watching the birds flying in a mock hunt...More

Thank rosieob85
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Buzz the Peregrine Falcon from showing his expertise! On a less windy day they display the ability of the vultures as well. James was the Falconer, he has decades of experience and is very passionate about all the birds and their preservation.

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Valerie M
24 July 2017|
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Response from james i | Property representative |
12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
Ines S
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.
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