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Free Flight

#6 of 23 things to do in Del Mar Features Animals
2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2215
+1 858-481-3148
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A really cool bird rescue place .....

For some reason the warden got it in to her head that she wanted to go see birds when we were... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Beautiful birds!

This place offers the opportunity to experience beautiful birds up close! You are able to feed... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Wasilla, Alaska
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A protective sanctuary for several species of exotic birds.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“exotic birds” (8 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (3 reviews)
“little gem” (2 reviews)
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2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2215
+1 858-481-3148
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

For some reason the warden got it in to her head that she wanted to go see birds when we were visiting So Cal .... hummm, OK well that day we were in San Diego and I know how to use Google! This place was...More

Thank davecason
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place offers the opportunity to experience beautiful birds up close! You are able to feed, hold and pet the birds. The volunteers/employees are very friendly and helpful!! They are willing to answer questions and enhance your encounter. A wonderful experience!

Thank twotututwo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Hidden gem - 501c3 for rescued / donated birds. Near the Del Mar Fairgrounds - and for $7, you can interact with the birds pretty much on your own. Volunteers were knowledgeable, and provided lots of information about the animals. Wish more knew about it.

Thank Attafox
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My mother really wanted to come here and see the birds and they were beautiful. Free Flight is a great opportunity to see these animals up close and personal. Everyone we spoke with there was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The place is very small...More

Thank victoriabmw27
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I found Free Flight on trip advisor and have been trying to fill my sons 3 week winter break with activities so thought this would be a good one. My son is 6 and my step son is 12. Upon arriving we were greeted by...More

1  Thank mom2ironman
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to kill sometime with the little ones. Amazing beautiful birds--some are very friendly that allow you to pet and hold them. The manager their is great; she is extremely knowledgable and it's clear she is a bird lover.

1  Thank Auddy
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I dislike the exotic pet trade because it entraps wild life into situations that cause them great sorrow, especially because people often do not know what they're getting into with animals that should be free in their original natural habitat. This place houses surrendered mackaws,...More

2  Thank Miknamrok
Reviewed 7 February 2016

They basically house exotic birds and are open to the public for interacting with the birds. While the staff is exceptional, some of the birds are not as friendly. This is to be expected, as they are animals, and some seem to have experienced some...More

Thank 581lily
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Free Flight is a small facility where the birds are outside as long as the temperature is above 60 degrees. The handlers are bird experts and will advise you on which residents are friendly or feisty. These creatures are well cared for and although the...More

1  Thank equinoxWashDc
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I used to work for a bird breeder and know birds - I have used this vet and can say this place cares about every kind of animal there is especially the birds outside. Hold some and have fun seeing and learning about different shapes,...More

2  Thank michael p
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