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Free Flight

#6 of 23 things to do in Del Mar Features Animals
2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2215
+1 858-481-3148
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Wow! Glad we stopped

Visiting friends in Cartiff and they suggested we visit. I'm so glad we visited. The place is small... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sdf66
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St. Augustine, Florida
via mobile
Wonderful family experience with the birds!

We spent about 40 minutes interacting with the parrots. Although it was near closing time and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MiriYVR
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Vancouver, Canada
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A protective sanctuary for several species of exotic birds.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“exotic birds” (8 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (3 reviews)
“little gem” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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2132 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2215
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+1 858-481-3148

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting friends in Cartiff and they suggested we visit. I'm so glad we visited. The place is small but the experience was huge! I've never had exotic birds so accessible. I took some great shots with my camera and we ended spending 2.5 hours there.

Thank sdf66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 40 minutes interacting with the parrots. Although it was near closing time and the some of the parrots were tired from a full day of meeting new people, the birds we met were magnificent. Jessie was at ease with sitting on my...More

Thank MiriYVR
Reviewed 11 April 2017

For some reason the warden got it in to her head that she wanted to go see birds when we were visiting So Cal .... hummm, OK well that day we were in San Diego and I know how to use Google! This place was...More

Thank davecason
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place offers the opportunity to experience beautiful birds up close! You are able to feed, hold and pet the birds. The volunteers/employees are very friendly and helpful!! They are willing to answer questions and enhance your encounter. A wonderful experience!

Thank twotututwo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Hidden gem - 501c3 for rescued / donated birds. Near the Del Mar Fairgrounds - and for $7, you can interact with the birds pretty much on your own. Volunteers were knowledgeable, and provided lots of information about the animals. Wish more knew about it.

Thank Attafox
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My mother really wanted to come here and see the birds and they were beautiful. Free Flight is a great opportunity to see these animals up close and personal. Everyone we spoke with there was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The place is very small...More

Thank victoriabmw27
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I found Free Flight on trip advisor and have been trying to fill my sons 3 week winter break with activities so thought this would be a good one. My son is 6 and my step son is 12. Upon arriving we were greeted by...More

1  Thank mom2ironman
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to kill sometime with the little ones. Amazing beautiful birds--some are very friendly that allow you to pet and hold them. The manager their is great; she is extremely knowledgable and it's clear she is a bird lover.

1  Thank Auddy
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I dislike the exotic pet trade because it entraps wild life into situations that cause them great sorrow, especially because people often do not know what they're getting into with animals that should be free in their original natural habitat. This place houses surrendered mackaws,...More

2  Thank Miknamrok
Reviewed 6 February 2016

They basically house exotic birds and are open to the public for interacting with the birds. While the staff is exceptional, some of the birds are not as friendly. This is to be expected, as they are animals, and some seem to have experienced some...More

Thank 581lily
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