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The Center for Birds of Prey

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4719 Highway 17N, Awendaw, SC 29429
+1 843-971-7474
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Take the time to do this tour!! WELL worth it!

We got on to this via a friend of a friend, and was so worth it! VERY informative and interesting... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Patricia C
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Georgetown, TX, United States
We'll never look at birds in the same way again!

We attended the afternoon tour and flight demonstration with some out of town guests and we all... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
S1540ABlisa
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Programs are offered on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10:30am and 2pm. Admission includes an expertly guided walking tour of our resident bird aviaries as well as an impressive and awe-inspiring flight demonstration and all-day access to the Center grounds. The Avian Conservation Center is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit whose mission is to serve as a unique and permanent resource for educational, avian health, conservation and research initiatives.Annual memberships are available.
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“non profit” (14 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4719 Highway 17N, Awendaw, SC 29429
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+1 843-971-7474
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We got on to this via a friend of a friend, and was so worth it! VERY informative and interesting. Learned some info that I had not heard of before and proved helpful in being able to recognize a predatory bird in flight by its...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We attended the afternoon tour and flight demonstration with some out of town guests and we all left with a lifetime memory. The guides were flawless - no question was unanswered and their presentations were both polished and engaging. They did a wonderful job of...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved this center! The flight demonstrations were amazing!! Our children loved the flight demonstrations as much as we did and never tired of asking questions during the talking points part of the tour;)

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our visit happened to include, and be dominated by, the 2nd grade from a private school in Charleston. The kids were prepared, wonderful and well behaved. I was as impressed by them as the tour guide. They answered questions that stumped me. The guide was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

At first, we felt the $18 admission fee seemed a little steep, but we quickly learned it was worth every penny! The guides were enthusiastic, passionate and informative, and they did a wonderful job of communicating the organizations mission. The grounds were pristine and beautifully...More

Thank Jeremy W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here as a Girl Scout troop and thoroughly enjoyed the flight demonstration and tour. We didn't expect to be able to see baby owls up-close, so that was a fun surprise! I highly recommend going here.

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time to the CBP and the first Photography Day. It was more than we expected. The birds were beautiful (15 in all). The handlers were excellent and very knowledgeable. We were allowed to photograph as much as we wanted and more....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I have talked for 2 years about visiting this center. Don't put it off! If you are in the area you need to visit. Very educational . The guides and others at the center were very knowledgeable and our experience was great....More

Thank Claudia B
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I am not sure who enjoyed our visit to the Center of Birds of Prey and guided tour more out of a family of six children and four adults. The flight demonstration was the highlight for all!

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing place and I highly recommend it. My wife and I live locally and like to visit this center. They have a wonderful collection of birds

Thank Richard R
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norma r
29 April 2018|
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Response from James J | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s $18 for adults, kids under 5 or 6 are free. Sorry I don’t remember the student price.
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EvaUlaB
23 March 2017|
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Response from Jim E | Property representative |
Unfortunately, public transportation in this area is limited. You can take a bus as far as north Mt. Pleasant, but there are not options to get you from that last stop to the Center. You may want to consider Uber or... More
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Gasami03
15 April 2016|
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Response from Sheila-Doug M | Reviewed this property |
The tour is on foot.
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