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Burren Birds of Prey Centre

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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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Reviewed yesterday

Really enjoyed our visit to Aillwee Caves and the Birds of Prey Centre. We were able to hold the birds and take plenty of photos. The staff were very informative and helpful.

Thank enagriffin
Reviewed 2 days ago

This attraction was one of the stops on our Best of Ireland Tour. The only two types of birds that performed were vultures and Harris Hawks, both of which were fun to watch, but I feel there should have been more variety. There were, however,...More

Thank Tonsy
Reviewed 6 days ago

This stop was part of a CIE tour and well worth the time for the stop. I did not know that vultures were so at risk, especially in Asia. It was great to see the birds up close as well as on the wing. Seating...More

Thank beachqueen2225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful collection of live birds. The kids had a wonderful time listening to the bird keepers and loved having the birds land on the glove provided to them.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see birds being trained lively. Great shows happening every hour with different types of eagles, peregrins, barn owls etc. Advise to attend all shows and after to visit the cave.

Thank Andrei J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the recommendation of our host, and besides enjoying the cave and cheese shop, my family were all in awe of the Birds of Prey. The staff was incredibly knowledgeable and we all learned so much while being completely entertained. They also inspired...More

Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating facts and information about the birds of prey and possibility of having birds land on gloved hand (though only for a few lucky volunteers, not possible for everyone of course.) Interesting area with birds in cages with information on panels. I wasn't expecting much...More

Thank gaynorschnoebelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family really enjoyed this place! The centre has a lot of birds and a big variety, too. The show is terrific and our daughter volunteered to have an owl land on her leather glove-covered arm during the show. The staff is very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the hawk walk with Declan. It was incredible! He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and patient. Afterwards we watch the bird flying demonstration and that was very good. We ended we a cavern tour that was very fun.

Thank maurawelch2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family group went to the Birds of Prey attraction at the Ailwee Caves. We had some time to look at the Owls, Eagles and other birds before going into the area where we would have talks by some of the bird handlers and see...More

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