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Radical Raptors

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Address: N2, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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+27 83 382 2417
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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RADICAL RAPTORS is a rehabilitation centre that aims at community...

RADICAL RAPTORS is a rehabilitation centre that aims at community awareness, and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of birds of prey. Flying displays: a variety of trained non-releasable birds of prey are free flown around and to you as an opportunity for you to spectate, participate and photograph these magnificent birds in natural surroundings.Show Times: 11am, 1pm, 3pm Closed Mondays except public and school holidays

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Interesting views on big birds

Tour guide was friendly and helpful, tour was definitely the best value for money experience we received. wish we could stay there the whole day. great photo opportunities. will... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tour guide was friendly and helpful, tour was definitely the best value for money experience we received. wish we could stay there the whole day. great photo opportunities. will be going back for me when in the area

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an amazing, informative and wonderfully interactive experience! Something quite unique and unforgettable! It is definitely value for money and worth your time!

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Thank Maché v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those must see attractions in Plettenbergbay. The birds are extremely well looked after. The boys really enjoyed the show.

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Thank Clinton C
Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving from Plettenberg when we saw a sign to the Radical Raptors. Being very interested in raptors and rehabilitation of wild life we decided to pop in. This was a spur of the moment decision that led to such an interesting couple of hours. There were only four of us in the group that was being shown around... More 

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Thank akay07
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I rated radical raptors self badly but was referring to the restaurant just infront of the place. I would like to apologize to Radical Raptors seen as i didnt even go in to the bird sanctuaryit self... I appreciate the work you guys are doing. Thanks for management for informing me. Did not mean to bring your rating down. Will... More 

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Radical Raptors with our 4 year old daughter. What an amazing experience. The guide is so enthusiastic about caring for these birds and it is important to note that this is not a zoo. It is a rehabilitation center. The interaction with the birds was fantastic and the adults were just as excited and in awe as the... More 

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Thank 640maryanner
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Brilliantly presented and very informative, a good morning viewing and interacting with the birds. A definite must see.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fortunately I read TA reviews as I was not really interested in seeing caged birds . What a good experience. All the birds are injured or foundlings and the Falconer passionate about his feathered charges . Watching the owls alighting on ones fist is a first and the Eagles superb .

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1 Thank travellerbazza
Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

A wonderful experience. The centre is run by an experienced falconer and his brother. We had the falconer's brother, and boy did he know his stuff. Luckily there were only four of us in the audience so we had lots of fly-to-the-glove experience with the Little Owl and Barn Owl. You are given an enlightening commentary which doesn't drop in... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The owner and his brother are such warm souls. There love of the birds is very apparent but the rate and number of releases into the wild is what really inspires. This is a sanctuary, not a zoo, not a money making scheme but trully a group of people doing something amazing for our wildlife.

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