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Eagle Encounters South Africa

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Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 858 1826
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Cape Town City Pass including 3-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“birds of prey” (49 reviews)
“black eagle” (17 reviews)
“beautiful birds” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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+27 21 858 1826
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"birds of prey"
in 49 reviews
"black eagle"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful birds"
in 15 reviews
"bird show"
in 15 reviews
"flying display"
in 6 reviews
"perch"
in 6 reviews
"martial eagle"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"children and adults"
in 4 reviews
"rehabilitation centre"
in 4 reviews
"close encounter"
in 5 reviews
"spier wine estate"
in 9 reviews
"spier hotel"
in 7 reviews
"bird life"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 5 reviews
"whole family"
in 7 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an amazingly, fantastic day out! You just want to stay all day to see and learn all about the different birds that they have and are helping. These guys do such great work. It's really affordable to go and visit. They have quite a...More

Thank Amanda_The_Pixie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eagle Encounters is part of the Spier Wine Farm basically... on the same site. Staff there are lovely and very knowledgeable and friendly, its great to hear about and see the work they do. Myself and my mother had a tour around at feeding time...More

1  Thank joannegray
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An all round good feeling visiting here as not only does it provide education and entertainment but your very reasonably priced admission is going to the good cause of caring for these formerly neglected birds. The guides do need special mention as not only are...More

Thank Roger P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying at the Spier Hotel as part of a tour group, I decided to walk over to the Eagle Encounter to check out the place. I arrived as a scheduled show as to begin so I purchased a ticket to include seeing the show....More

Thank Prescott2007
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had a memorable, full, fun day here with the different birds to see, shows - 2 interactive and 2 non - interactive. Fascinates adults and children alike. Designated smoking area. No refreshments to purchase at eagle encounters. We had to walk to the wine...More

Thank karin u
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I visited this morning and i am a local tour guide in Cape Town and I just want to thank you guys for all that you do at Eagle Encounters been based in Cape Town mainly now only don't get a chance to take guests...More

1  Thank Sheldon P
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Tracy C, Owner at Eagle Encounters South Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hi Sheldon, Thank you very much for your amazing review! We have shared your message with the rest of the staff members. We truly appreciate it when visitors understand and support our bird of prey rehabilitation; conservation; education and eco-tourism work. All staff members are...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Eagle encounters is at the Winery of Spier. At the entrance, (some of) the handlers are welcoming you warmly. Right behind the entrance there is the owl touching area were you can encounter different type of owls. A bit further, there are a few big...More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Took me daughter here for a school outing last year. It's a nice play for bringing the older kids in. Also nice for kids weekend activity. It is very convenient if you want to do the picnic or a lunch or just a walk after...More

Thank logarmihec
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were staying at The Spier and wandered down to the Eagle Encounter just before a show was due to start. I am not the bravest person - have never liked birds flying round my head. Was looking at the various owls etc when one...More

Thank SuenBrianSolihull
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

We loved it here. We were staying in the Spier Hotel, so wandered down to meet the rescue birds. Within 30 minutes we were holding an owl each, and getting to know the personalities of each one thanks to the impressive knowledge of the bird...More

Thank sianroo
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