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World of Birds

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Valley Road | Coastal Route, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 2730
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Wild life sanctuary and home to a wide variety of bird life.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“bird park” (20 reviews)
“small animals” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Valley Road | Coastal Route, Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 2730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in September 2017 and my little one loved it. The highlight is going into the monkey enclosure and having these little animals climb on you and makes the experience great.

Thank blommie45
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with my niece (6 years old) and nephew (4 and a half). I must admit that the place does look a bit scruffy but it's actually a great place to visit. You can get close to the birds (in some cases in...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bird sanctuary... wild birds, unwanted birds, and hurt birds are all part of 400 species that can be seen close up at World of Birds. There are also tortoises, monkeys, hedgehogs, badgers, steenbok, and other interesting animals. In many areas the visitors enter the...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really didn't think this was worth the time. The park smelled and the animals didn't seem happy. I understand that it is a zoo but this is the first zoo that I felt bad for the animals. I only spent 20 minutes here as...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the different breed of birds and monkeys, was a bit run down in places but it seemed there was plenty food and water left out for the animals. Loved the bit where the small monkeys climbed on to you if they thought there was...More

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place. little rundown but great great exhibits. A treasure . Much more expansive than I thought. Lots of walking. fabulous animals. don't miss this. throw a few extra rand in the kitty. They need it and are doing gods work. Reminds me of the...More

Thank eric s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience. So many different birds to see. Most enjoyed was the monkeys enclosure. Spent an hour interacting with all the monkeys. Very well maintained

Thank cherylfowler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's still a place to go see, but some birds seem sad and/or stressed (plucked feathers, especially the parrots but not all of them). There is currently warnings of Avian Flu at the sanctuary. Thus if you have birds as pets they spray you from...More

1  Thank ElfieDierking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They might be the biggest birds park in Africa, but its kind a sad to see these animals kept in cages ... there a lot of different kind of birds and other species (even honey badger among them). If you wish to see them all,...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I believe that some previous reviews regarding the state and smell (which is usual where animals are concerned) should take into account the water shortage currently being experienced in South Africa - my husband and I and our wonderful guide Debbie really enjoyed the 1hr...More

Thank gjkuk
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Imogen H
7 September 2016|
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Response from maria s | Reviewed this property |
In April, it was R85 (£3.50-£4.00). But worth it to see the honey badger! And they really need the financial support!!