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George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary

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5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
+1 604-946-6980
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A bit quiet bird wise in August

Wild birds love this place usually but there wasn't too many around this August. The heat and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Bird sanctuary

We visit when we are in Richmond and usually in the morning. This time we visited in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keng L
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Situated upon 850 acres along the Fraser estuary at the mouth of the Fraser River, the George C. Reifel Migratory bird sanctuary is a must for birding enthusiasts. Easy hiking trails, bird blinds, and panoramic views await. See eagles, owls, hawks, falcons, waterfowl, songbirds, and the elusive Sandhill Crane.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5191 Robertson Rd, Delta, British Columbia V4K 3N2, Canada
+1 604-946-6980
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wild birds love this place usually but there wasn't too many around this August. The heat and the wild fires may have had something to do with it. What we did see though we had good views of and returned for three days. It is...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit when we are in Richmond and usually in the morning. This time we visited in the mid-afternoon mid September. Most of the ducks were not very active. Not too many other birds were sighted. There was a large number of carps in one...More

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found it by accident. An what a place. If You like birds and nature, this is a lovely place to go to. Peregrine Falcon, Great Horned Owl...... Wow, the camera ran out of battery! Will definately come again. Not to big too walk around, but...More

Thank NSTP81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go feed the ducks and geese with little ones. For slightly older kids, you can buy a bird spotting guide... and they can identify various species. Bird seed bags are $1.00. Great visit.

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We took a Senior's group out to explore the sanctuary. It was really quite easy for them to get around, even with walkers, as the paths are wide & flat. I was very impressed by the size of the area, was much bigger than I...More

Thank Leslie1958
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had the most pleasant day here. We arrived as the gates were opening (supposed to be 9am) but someone opened about 8:40. Gorgeous day with a slight breeze. Nominal fee of $5 per adult. One of the best sanctuaries we have been to. Quiet,...More

Thank travelerdebBaltimore
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We arrived around 9:30am on a Sunday and so were able to spend an hour or so barely seeing anyone. If you wish to feed the birds, go to the place marked "Display Ponds" on your map. Here we found the sandhill cranes plus very...More

Thank llccCanada
Reviewed 2 July 2017

An overcast day in Vancouver so we took a trip out to the Bird Sanctuary. We were pleasantly surprised by how well they have set it up for visitors with easy well laid paths and plenty of information. You can get bird food on arrival...More

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We visited today with some family from California and we all had a fantastic time. Kids were entranced with the beautiful and friendly birds and the easy, clear and open paths were welcoming to little explorers. Not a lot of birds other than ducks, geese...More

Thank otishiltz
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Fun place to have a half-day hike with children. we went with our 1.5 y.o. and most of the time he was walking by himself without the stroller. (all trails here are stroller accessible). the fees are: $5 for adult, $3 for seniors and kids...More

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11 July 2016|
Response from lifeduka | Reviewed this property |
Adult $5, children $3. A very good value. Cheers.
Carl K
8 February 2015|
Response from Andrew K |
There is no way of getting there using public transit, not even if you were willing to walk quite a bit. Public transit doesn't go out there because very few people live there (it's on an island that is mostly used for... More