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Burren Birds of Prey Centre

#1 of 12 things to do in Ballyvaughan Features Animals
Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036
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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 Raptors, their biology, conservation and the ancient art of Falconry.HAWK WALKS which are a once in a life time opportunity to interact with some of nature's top predators. Guided and instructed by experienced Falconers, this hour long 'Walk with a Hawk' through hazel woodland and across Burren limestone pavement is tailor made for anybody seeking a totally unique experience.
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Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 707 7036

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Centre after our tour of the Caves and thought it very enjoyable for those who are afraid of birds. They fly very low overhead so it's not for everyone but the children loved it and they got a chance to hold the...More

Thank sylvia642016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic with lots of demonstrations Children got to hold birds and the staff were only to pleased to share the knowledge with the little ones.Good arena with plenty of seating.

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to the caves, we sat through the Birds of Prey show having visited the centre, it is included in the entrance ticket. Great excitment as one of my kids was picked to go down and have a bird land on him....More

Thank pucfada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent way to spend a few hours while staying in Clare. Suitable for all ages. Make sure you get to see the shows for some interaction with the birds. The staff are so knowledge and friendly. Don't forget the camera.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a trip with young kids while at the caves. Very informative. Tip for adults: let the kids hold the birds. Don't hog it at expense of the kids.

Thank PatDonnellan1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice way to spend an hour with some amazing birds. The birds of prey show lasts around half an hour and you'll usually see three birds flying. The handlers are informative and with some birds will allow visitors to handle them. Birds not being...More

Thank Captain_Halliday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and family holiday in the area every year for last 8 years. Birds of prey is always a highlight for us. Not only do you get to show some amazing birds, you learn loads about them as well. The staff are great - clearly...More

Thank Bren S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the damp weather, we really enjoyed the birds of prey display - it was one of the highlights of our holiday. The handlers were really informative and interesting, and the birds were amazing - you could get up close with them if you wanted....More

Thank E H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brought 4 adults to Aillwee Cave only to end up going to Birds of Prey too. Needless to say, the cave was good but they haven't stopped talking about Birds of Prey since. Really good value for money. Incredibly knowledgable staff who gave great insight...More

Thank Laur_Ryan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the display was fantastic ,my boyfriend not so much . HE found it boring I loved holding the birds (I think he was just scared ). The staff new exactly what they were talking about and very informative regarding the nature these birds...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