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Ontario Falconry Centre

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A chance to hold a raptor!

Visited the Falconry in Courtice, On. Sam was knowledgeable and lots of fun. Got to hold a falcon... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Catherine R
via mobile
Great experience

After some initial confusion, we were able to meet up with Sam and meet and greet the raptors. Our... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Pickering, Canada
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2434 Holt Rd, Bowmanville, Ontario L1C 3K7, Canada
+1 647-986-6732
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Falconry in Courtice, On. Sam was knowledgeable and lots of fun. Got to hold a falcon, hawk, owl and eagle. A unique experience.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a real bucket list of mine and I was so pleased when my 8 year old daughter had an interest in birds of prey. You get to seriously experience these beautiful birds up close and appreciate the weight and strength of them. The...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My husband and I and 2 kids had a fantastic time. Sam knows his stuff, and is very positive and fun to be around. I emailed him directly although I heard about it through Groupon, and paid him through etransfer instead of Groupon. We coordinated...More

Thank OntarioJenn
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Purchased a wagjag coupon hoping to provide my Grandson with a falcon experience as he is very much into nature. Not going to happen- maybe Sam has his problems but he should not be allowed to continue to inflict the consequences on others. "Name when...More

3  Thank cfxjw
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I purchased a workshop for my husbands birthday (through Groupon) and we drove 3 hours from our home to meet with him on September 18. My husband and I had to book time off work and we pulled our kids out of school to attend...More

10  Thank debedmunds21
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Received this as a gift for my birthday. Tried to make a booking but the owner/operator named Sam was extremely rude, impatient, irritable and hung up the phone on me. To me it sounds like he is understaffed and doesn’t have the time to give...More

6  Thank Shahin S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Sam is the one you book with and who executes the workshop. He clearly loves his work and is definitely a crowd-pleaser joking with everyone of all types and ages. The birds themselves are truly awesome and well trained. Suitable for all ages. When you...More

Thank TravelTipsFromTO
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had no trouble at all with booking our Meet and Greet workshop with Sam. He was courteous, prompt and helpful through the entire process. We took our 11 year old grandson to the Workshop knowing that he would be a little apprehensive initially. Sam...More

Thank Dehu
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Many reviews have pointed out that the booking process for this is not pleasant. It seems that Sam has worked out a system in which he books as efficiently as possible. His emails do seem a bit abrasive, and I was taken aback at first,...More

Thank victoriad817
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After some initial confusion, we were able to meet up with Sam and meet and greet the raptors. Our experience with Sam was that he is very knowledgeable, funny, engaging and delightful to deal with. I had misunderstood the Groupon and at the end of...More

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Meggzie M
15 May 2017|
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Response from leasa2017 | Reviewed this property |
just call Sam, he is very friendly and he will answer any questions you have. Leave a message and he will respond :)
4 July 2016|
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Response from tara w | Reviewed this property |
Well actually the falcon holds you, but yes. lol