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Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

#17 of 117 things to do in Pretoria Features Animals
Boshoff Street, Pretoria 2004, South Africa
+27 12 348 1265
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“blue crane” (30 reviews)
“bird hide” (16 reviews)
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Boshoff Street, Pretoria 2004, South Africa
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+27 12 348 1265
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wide open space good for dogs, relatively clean and there are nice spots to watch birds. Any one can enter however so maybe not that safe. Other then being a park it dies not have much els to offer. There is a restaurant but did...More

Thank ronayo
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Have a good lunch at the blue crane restaurant. Watch birds and their habits. Don't forget to take binoculars.

Thank SFou
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The bird sanctuary has a hide that is accessible by the public from the road. The rest of the sanctuary is private and cannot be visited. However, the hide straddles a lake and there is plenty on offer from Giant Kingfisher, Yellow-Billed teal, Coot, various...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The location is in the suburbs, easy to find well maintained with bird hide and park and restaurant alongside seems to be a popular spot with knowledge people willing to share their knowledge about the wildlife both here and the surrounding locations

Thank 143Jhbtraveller
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Excellent variety of birds without having to go to all the trouble of looking for them. We spent a good hour in peace and quiet, with many species being visible.

Thank Évañ S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Huge variety of birds, so beautiful and interesting to watch them during there wild life. Very good restaurant nearby. And kids playground. Picnic spots. All what you need for day out! Love it!

Thank NaumovaMarina
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a lovely venue for a birthday or a baby shower. The food was really great and the service is friendly. The venue looks out over the water and is very nice.

Thank taniawilliev
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a good place to take some pictures of birds. Entrance is free. Make sure to visit the Blue Crane coffee shop.

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beautifully laidout birdhide overlooking a small lake. Many waterbirds breeding in shallow waters including created and blue crane.Restraunt overlooking the water is a birdlovers breakfast or lunch choice.

Thank arbuthda
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I'm a keen birder and the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary has never disappointed me! I often go there when I have some time "to kill" before movies and always enjoy it.

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23 January 2017|
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Response from Torm_UI | Reviewed this property |
To actually go inside the sanctuary and walk around: R55 per person up to 12 people per group. To just watch from a bird-hide or from the Restaurant is free. However, as per the review, the Restaurant makes up for that... More
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23 January 2017|
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Response from Ben G | Reviewed this property |
entrance is free of charge.
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