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African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary

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African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary

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cashbook wrote a review Oct 2019
Port Elizabeth, South Africa5 contributions3 helpful votes
The experience at the park itself was very educational and we enjoyed meeting all the animals and learning about them. The restaurant and little shop could use a bit of light and life, but they had cold refreshments for the hot day, so the basic need was met. My son thoroughly enjoyed the playful birds and chickens that walked around freely. From the main road, to get to the park was not a fun experience at all. I suggest driving an suv or 4x4 as the road is not made for light vehicles and my car took a bit of strain.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Melissa d wrote a review Apr 2019
25 contributions9 helpful votes
What a wide variety of wildlife, we were pleasantly surprised. This place is a gem hidden away in the hills, ideal for families or couples. We couldn’t stop taking photos, definitely a must if u are in the area.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Chane wrote a review Jan 2019
Welkom, South Africa4 contributions
African Dawn makes for a very nice outing with the family. A wide variety of birds and animals. Animals are well taken care of.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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jonathan w wrote a review May 2018
19 contributions1 helpful vote
I volunteered at African Dawn for three months and had the most incredible time. I was only supposed to stay for one month but ended up extending to three! The animals are all well looked after and the staff truly care about the work they do. If you're in the Eastern Cape and looking for something to do, visit Africa Dawn, it's perfect for a day out with the kids, a great photograph opportunity and a very rewarding experience if you decide to volunteer!
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Dulcie Fairweather wrote a review Mar 2018
Plympton, United Kingdom28 contributions10 helpful votes
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If you’re looking for an unforgettable day out, look no further than African Dawn. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast, budding photographer, enjoying family time or simply in need of some peaceful respite from everyday life - this little oasis provides a unique outing and experience for all ages. The sanctuary is home to a diversity of creatures from cheetah and serval, to numerous bird species in the largest aviary in the Eastern Cape. These animals are happy, healthy and well looked after by a dedicated team of managers and volunteers. The grounds are exceptionally well maintained and ultimately offers a peaceful setting to enjoy the atmosphere – you can even picnic/braai at your own leisure. Indeed, you can expect to share the company of wild rabbits, chickens, squirrels and tortoises. Independently run, African Dawn may be small but it boasts a charming character and energy that will be sure to leave an impact. All in all, I enjoyed a fantastic time at this sanctuary and I’ll be sure to visit again!
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Date of experience: March 2018
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