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Canberra Walk in Aviary

Unit 13 Federation Square | Nicholls, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2044
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Was great family fun friendly staff Food to feed birds is free Birds can fly around freely in large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Excellent for overseas visitors

I took my aunt and uncle who were visiting from The Netherlands to see the variety of birds at this... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Linda S
Canberra, Australia
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The Canberra Walk-In Aviary is a huge privately owned walk-in aviary where the friendly free flying birds can be observed, photographed and fed. The Walk-in Aviary's owners developed the aviary as a way to enjoy and share their extensive collection of birds. It is our mission to allow people to interact directly with the birds. Visitors to the aviary walk amongst more than 550 birds representing 57 different species from Australia and around the world.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“Recommended ”
17 May 2017
“Excellent for overseas visitors”
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Unit 13 Federation Square | Nicholls, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2044

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was great family fun friendly staff Food to feed birds is free Birds can fly around freely in large enclosure

Thank Rockbock
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I took my aunt and uncle who were visiting from The Netherlands to see the variety of birds at this walk-in aviary. They are keen on birds in the wild so I was not sure how much they would enjoy the experience but they both...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We have been bringing our grandchildren here for the last eight years.The Aviary is a wonderful, unpretentious, small privately owned little piece of paradise. When paying your reasonable entry fee, each person is given a small plate of sliced apple and a small pot of...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is great way to getup and close with birds and great for young children. It would be good if more seating was available for those that wish to sit and watch the bird life. Staff were friendly and helpful

1  Thank Ujk
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Well worth 30-45 minutes out of your day. Lots of beautiful, friendly parrots and other birds. You get given feed for the birds and they are quite happy to gently feed from you. Super friendly owners/staff.

1  Thank Kerrie0m
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Photography opportunity of some very close up shoots of some lovely colourful little birds, so worth the visit for all.

Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

An hour or two is a perfect time frame to take in your holiday or a day out with the family! You are given fruit and millworms to feed to the birds, and all you need to bring is a willingness to get up close...More

1  Thank Rayna W
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We visited the walk in aviary on a Saturday and were quite delighted. Firstly, in terms of space, it a is not a very large place, but a decently sized area covered with large nets - while most of the birds could fly around, there...More

Thank Ozy M
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a no frills open air attraction where a large variety of birds fly around in a very large netted enclosure. You are given sliced apple plus a cup of mealworms which the birds will take from you whilst sitting on your arm. Enjoyable...More

1  Thank richmond1886
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I read about the aviary on the official website before we actually visited and to be frank, i expected to see a lot more variety of birds esp since Australia is known as the country of parrots. I expected to see at least the cockatoo,...More

Thank Tina P
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