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Eagle Encounters South Africa

#2 of 143 things to do in Stellenbosch Features Animals
Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 858 1826
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Spier Estate | Lynedoch Road, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 858 1826
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took two little friends to visit. We found it very interesting and educational. I was impressed with the condition of the birds. The place is neat and clean. Will definitely go back.

Thank D E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great throwback - we are in our late teens - and was a pleasant way to spend an hour or so whilst our parents tried some wine! The presentation at 11am was great, the lady presenting was fabulous! Highly recommend for all ages :)

Thank Maddie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely time. The handlers are informative and gentle with children. Take time to sit and explain all to us. Never mind how utterly beautiful the birds are! Well worth a visit or 6....

Thank rikki359
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The eagle handler was extremely knowledgeable. The experience was great, as to be so close to such a magnificent bird without getting scratched by sharp talons is really something. Being able to interact with the owls was also a heart-pumping experience, as they are quite...More

Thank IsabelleBrett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Eagle encounter after we departed from our room and it was an unforgettable experience. My husband got to have one of the snakes on him - priceless moment. The eagles are just beautiful.

Thank Keneilwe M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

My girlfriend and I went to Eagle Encounters as we were looking for something different to do one weekend. There are a large variety of bird species on the grounds and you can even touch some of the owls which are perched happily out in...More

1  Thank Jared B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Walk amongst some raptors and birds of the region. See Eagles and learn about how they live. Se how they are cared for by experts in their field. Very helpful informative staff

1  Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Eagle Encounter never fail to fascinate children and adults alike. The bird handlers are very knowledgeable and are so patient as they give each and everyone a chance to have a "close encounter" with the birds. Eagle Encounters comes HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Thank vickyed888
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We are really wanting to say, as British visitors to Stellenbosh, how truly enlightening our meeting with Hank, and Chantal, proved to be... we are so delighted to have met such really dedicated people, with a passion for preserving and caring for, all Birds. We...More

1  Thank Rolo2015
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I first visited Eagle encounters when hank and his wife were just starting this venture. 16 years later, they have some of the same staff that started with them all those years ago. The facilities are great the birds are great and the passion for...More

Thank Eveready930
Tracy C, Owner at Eagle Encounters South Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

How wonderful to welcome you back after all this time! Thank you so much for your compliments - both about our centre and us. Our love for the amazing animals that we work with has only deepened over the years. Let's hope we are still...More

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