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Sky Falconry

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595 Anderson Rd, Alpine, CA 91901-1504
+1 619-722-0092
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Unforgettable!

Awesome experience. The class is well managed and you will get plenty of time to have the bird fly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
agrundy
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Passion, Nature, and Preservation

On Friday, three of us had the amazing up-close and personal experience of being able to fly a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danny H
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Free fly a trained bird of prey! Sky Falconry, located in the beautiful San Diego mountains just 30 miles from the coast, offers a full range of falconry classes and services. We invite you to experience having a trained bird of prey come to your glove and learn about one of the world's oldest hunting traditions, raptor biology and conservation. A bucket list must!
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595 Anderson Rd, Alpine, CA 91901-1504
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome experience. The class is well managed and you will get plenty of time to have the bird fly to you but in no way is abusive to the bird. Beautiful back drop of mountains as you hike around.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Friday, three of us had the amazing up-close and personal experience of being able to fly a Harris Hawk, and learn a lot about birds of prey at Sky Falconry. We learned a lot about hawking, a 5,000 year old tradition of hunting with...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I can’t recommend this highly enough, even as just an observer, it’s an experience I’ll never forget and my fiancé got to participate first hand. Definitely going back to do one of the more advanced classes, thank you Kirk and Denise for all your dedication...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had a fantastic morning hiking with these folks in the hills around Alpine as their Harris Hawk- Hey Duke swooped along from person to person, demonstrating powerful beautiful grace. Magical!

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our Hawk Walk with Steam, a Harris hawk, at Sky Falconry this morning. It was a totally unique and amazing experience. This is a "must do" for anyone who is interested in birds of prey. A big "thank you"...More

Thank Carole K
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We had the BEST experience at Sky Falconry. We did the basic lesson and plan on going back for the Hawk Walk. Denise and Kirk were super knowledgeable, friendly and engaging. The interactions with Steam, the Harris Hawk, was exceptional. We highly recommend this place.

Thank Megan C
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This was truly an extordinary experience!! We did the Hawk Walk and it was amazing. Our guides were knowledgeable, friendly and experienced conservationists. We got many one on one experiences with the Hawk and most importantly, educated on how to protect these beautiful creatures. Worth...More

Thank Kami H
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

My husband gave me a session at Sky Falconry for a Christmas gift. We enjoyed an amazing morning with Denise and Kirk and Steam, a Harris hawk. The setting near Alpine is beautiful and perfect for the experience. Kirk and Denise are very knowledgeable and...More

Thank BellaMay7
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wonderful and worth every penny. They have a very special permit to allow you to hold the birds. Other than getting your own falconry license, this is the only place you get to interact with these birds of prey.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Just having the opportunity to be up-close and hold a Harris hawk on my hand was worth the price and drive to Alpine. Then to be able to have it land on my hand after a flight and in turn send it to someone else...More

Thank Robert C
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chrysinla
2 November 2017|
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Response from Sarah F | Reviewed this property |
The road is unpaved at the end, and I do remember switchbacks. However, it should be fine for most cars.
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Linda M
5 October 2015|
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Response from Denise D | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thank you for your interest! Our class times range from 1 hour to 2 hours. October through May classes are offered at our Alpine location Thursday through Monday at 8am and 10am, based on availability. Costs range... More
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