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The Raptors

#1 of 35 things to do in Duncan Features Animals
1877 Herd Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5W4, Canada
+1 250-746-0372
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Excellent experience

Our first visit to the The raptors, but definitely not our last. The staff is super friendly and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Belfair, Washington
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Great Way to Spend a Day

Not only entertaining but very educational as well. The flying demonstration is impressive for sure.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Duncan, Canada
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Birds of prey have always inspired awe. Sadly, they are threatened in many parts of the world. When you experience them up close, you learn that they are more than predators from the sky; they are essential to maintaining the delicate eco-balance of our planet. The Raptors offer compelling and interactive experiences with a variety of birds of prey species including eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Get closer than you ever imagined to these majestic and intelligent creatures. Flying demonstrations, hands-on encounters and educational talks offered daily (April - October). The Raptors is located in the heart of the beautiful Cowichan Valley, just 60 minutes north of Downtown Victoria and 45 minutes south of Downtown Nanaimo by car.
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
1877 Herd Rd, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 5W4, Canada
+1 250-746-0372
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to the The raptors, but definitely not our last. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. They have several up close and personal educational programs. The raptor flights was exceptional. We chose the package for hands on with the birds. They bring...More

Thank Jodacious3
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not only entertaining but very educational as well. The flying demonstration is impressive for sure.

Thank MBGG13
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I decided to go to the Raptors in Cowichan Valley and we did the closest package. We got to watch a flying demonstration and walk around and then we got to hold the birds and do a hawk walk where the hawk...More

Thank Kimburleah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing!!!! Very entertaining and the staff it's very friendly! I enjoyed it a lot! I will recommend it!!!!

Thank Agnery
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are awesome to watch.They fly into the sky ,it is truly beautiful.I always enjoy watching their flight.

Thank J6562HJlindac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The presentation at this attraction was on par with the best theme parks I've ever been to. So much good information, so professionally presented, and the most amazing birds to watch. We took in two of the 30 minute flight shows and enjoyed spending more...More

Thank GordWright
Reviewed 1 week ago

These people work hard to give us a close up, first hand experience with raptors, those "birds of prey." It's a hard job to run a business year 'round in a rural district, but they do that, driven by their passion for birds we take...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful, informative activity taking place in a natural setting. The staff all love their "tenants" and this is very evident as they share their knowledge in a friendly, unhurried way. My grandson especially enjoyed having several birds of prey land on his arm on...More

Thank Kandy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this is an amazing and engaging experience had by our group from age 9 to 60. It kept our attention and not wanting to miss anything. If you have time in your day then plan on some real entertainment and don't miss this one.

Thank Patsy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good informative half day visit. Tina knows how to put on a informative show with the birds. Allow a couple of hours here. If arriving at a meal time you will need to bring some food as they only sell drinks. Yes it is worth...More

Thank crazyxxxx
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Martin A
12 January 2017|
Response from TheRaptors | Property representative |
Hi Martin, We do offer a week-long falconry course for those who are interested in getting in to private falconry (or for those who just really enjoy working with birds!) These run twice a year. Don't hesitate to contact us... More
16 February 2015|
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Response from TheRaptors | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay answering! You hopefully called ahead and booked a tour - we offer 1/2 hour tours for groups of your size, which runs before the flying demonstration. It adds a lot of information to your visit. If you... More

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