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Umgeni River Bird Park

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Fantastic variety of birds from all over the world. The bird show is very informative and worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
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Lovely option for a trip

The Bird Park offers a visit that's packed with experiences - whether it's wandering around and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roodepoort, South Africa
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490 Riverside Road | Umgeni Park area, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 579 4600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic variety of birds from all over the world. The bird show is very informative and worth the time. It is an educational and inexpensive place to visit and good fun for the kids and birders alike. The grounds are clean and has a natural...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AntWillow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bird Park offers a visit that's packed with experiences - whether it's wandering around and looking at the birds or spending time enjoying the daily show. The park has a variety of exotic and local birds on display with information on each of these...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ryamarim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...been living in durban all my life and never made an effort to go to this really awesome attraction. Loved every minute of the day there. Tons and tons of colourful birds and from all over the world. Truly amazing! Free flight bird show was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Smitten4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last went here more than 30 years ago and was delighted to find that it's still as good as I remember. Expansive bird park with humane sized enclosure for a vast array of birds. Also a great bird show twice daily and a children's play...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 679greigr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 2.5 year old granddaughter to the bird park n 21/12. She loves birds and has been several times - first with mom and dad, then just dad as mom gets freaked out by birds. I have lived in Durban or 17 years...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Allison S
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Great show. Lots of birds to see. Park not that big and we did it in an hour and an half. Lot of places to get out of the sun. Can go into covered area with birds. Fun and different.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 832davidh
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A well cared for bird park. We spent a few hours here wandering around looking at all the beautiful birds, so many varieties. You also had the opportunity feed some and experience some up-close-and personal birds flying or wandering around the audience at the fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank KDF64
Reviewed 17 September 2018

What an amazing day we had with our American visitor! The bird life was second to none, and the knowledge of the staff is to be commended. The bird show was a "wow" factor, too! The birds are so beautiful and so well looked after....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BevS586
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The sweetest birds, one even sat on my dads shoulder. This was a lovely visit being an animal and nature lover it was great for the family.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank YajnaGold
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I took the grandchildren aged five and eighteen months to the bird park. Apart from a nip from a macaw it was a wonderful treat and in particular the bird show which was outstanding and should not be missed. There are two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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29 December 2017|
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Response from MaxineN19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Just arrive and pay at the entrance. Entrance fees are around R60pp. Get your swan food and nectar at the entrance too.
2 July 2016|
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Response from Karin H | Reviewed this property |
Actually I did recommend the bird park by mentioning it was well worth visiting. It is beautifully situated, has wide variety of birds. They also rehabilitate birds there and offer some educational shows daily.