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The Entrance Pelican Feed

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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4333 5377
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Excellent palce to visit with family and kids

it was an amazing experience. Do go there with your little ones. They will love the pelican feeding... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Tongyanglee
Pelican Pete a treat

At peak Xmas holiday season allow plenty of time to park and to secure a seat in the first three... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
JacquiG1968
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The Pelican Feed takes place on The Entrance waterfront at 3.30pm each day and is one of the Central Coast's most popular tourist attractions, entertaining and educating visitors and residents alike about the area’s own pelican colony.
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Marine Parade | Memorial Park, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

it was an amazing experience. Do go there with your little ones. They will love the pelican feeding and Veras water garden.take extra pairs of clothes,swimming clothes...sunscreen etc..The volunteers are doing a great job in keeping the place alive.

Thank Tongyanglee
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TheEntrance2261, Manager - The Entrance Visitor Information Centre at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback regarding your visit to The Entrance and the daily pelican feed. We are please to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

At peak Xmas holiday season allow plenty of time to park and to secure a seat in the first three rows which fill by 3:15pm. Donations are welcomed and the team did a great job managing the crowds. Educational talk was delivered with enthusiasm and...More

Thank JacquiG1968
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TheEntrance2261, Manager - The Entrance Visitor Information Centre at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for you positive feedback. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the daily pelican feed. I will be sure to pass on your feedback to our dedicated volunteers.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

if you're around and it's ferding time the might as well watch. You can see the pelicans around the beach throughout the day.

Thank neels80
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TheEntrance2261, Manager The Entrance Visitor Information Centre at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback regarding the Pelican Feed at The Entrance.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The locals get more fun watching the tourist feeding and having their photo taken near the local Pelicans, The Entrance area has changed over the years but the feeding is still the same

Thank Norm B
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thank you for your review - the pelican feed is a long standing wonderful icon of The Entrance.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Interesting to watch these less than graceful, but beaitiful birds. Driven buy the the love of bait. Something is a bit fishy about the whole event. While there, check out the beautiful beaches. Go for a swim. Spent a weekend end there, beautiful sunrise over...More

Thank Nevill I
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. We are glad you enjoyed the Pelican feed show and enjoyed your weekend on the Central Coast.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What fun watching these great birds up close & personal, vying for the next catch of seafood. The setting is very picturesque & the talk most informative. For a free attraction it's hard to beat & I take any visitors I have to the area...More

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TheEntrance2261, Sales and Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you for your great review. It is great to hear you and your family enjoyed your visit to the Pelican Feed show at The Entrance.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a great experience! So much interesting information about this great bird, the pelican. The volunteers are passionate about the conservation of the pelicans. I would highly recommend this for families or anyone.

Thank rosefives
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TheEntrance2261, Informationand Sales Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you truly enjoyed the wonderful experience provided by both the pelicans and the dedicated team of Marine Rescue volunteers.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Didn't really entertain the kids for long, but it's a bit of fun, wildlife, easy times at the foreshore.More

Thank Wendy P
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TheEntrance2261, Information and Sales Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thanks for your feedback on the Pelican feed. The daily show is generally limited to approximately 15 minutes duration. It is run by the marine rescue volunteers who aim to provide onlookers with informative information about these large birds and, most importantly, to check on...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

The pelican feeding at The Entrance is a daily event and attracts a LOT of people. mainly tourists. Despite the big sign to "please sit down" in several languages, there are many who find this a very difficult concept! Still, it is interesting to listen...More

Thank Cherilyn M
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TheEntrance2261, Sales & Information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback regarding the daily pelican feeding at The Entrance. We are glad you enjoyed the show.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to The Entrance is not complete without watching the PELICAN FEEDING. The volunteers do a wonderful job. Just be considerate to the birds please.

Thank X6284VLpeterl
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TheEntrance2261, Sales and information Consultant at The Entrance Pelican Feed, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding the Pelican feeding, we are glad you enjoyed the show.

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LewJenn
21 February 2017|
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Response from TheEntrance2261 | Property representative |
No, the Pelican feeding is free, it's run by our wonderful team of volunteers who give up their time to feed the pelicans and help with injured birds.
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romusha
17 December 2015|
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Response from Meki M |
Yes, pelicans roam free at The Entrance. The feeding time is just informative and entertaning.
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