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Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary

Kealakekua, United StatesPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

Animal experience hosted by Gerald

2 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 8 people
Includes tickets

What you'll do

Every parrot has a story. You’ll learn all about our rainbow-colored rescues in Kona’s only parrot sanctuary.

We’ll start with our mission: to give every displaced parrot a nutritious diet, large space to fly, and a safe place to interact with other parrots (and people).

Next, we'll take a walk around the sanctuary, where you can get to know the range of personalities of cockatoos, lovebirds, macaws, and more species.

Throughout the tour, you will have many photo opportunities, especially with our well-trained parrots.
Other things to note
Wear casual clothes, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and a hat, and bring a camera. Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary is also home to three rescue dogs and a tortoise.
Every parrot has a story. You’ll learn all about our rainbow-colored rescues in Kona’s only parrot sanctuary.

We’ll start with our mission: to give every displaced parrot a nutritious diet, large space to fly, and a safe place to interact with other parrots (and people).

Next, we'll take a walk around the sanctuary, where you can get to know the range of personalities of cockatoos, lovebirds, macaws, and more species.…
Guidelines created with World Animal ProtectionLearn more

What's included

  • Tickets
    Private behind the scenes

Meet your host, Gerald

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 438 Reviews
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I grew up on the Big Island and have always been surrounded by lush trees, the captivating ocean, and tropical animals that give Hawaii an energy that can’t be replaced.

Our family started noticing a large amount of parrots who outlived their owners (parrots can live up to 100 years)! There was no place for them to call home, so we decided to build one.

Since then, my family has rescued parrots globally for the last 18 years.
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From $50
/ person
Wed, May 19
$50 per person
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
This time is popular
$50 per person
Thu, May 20
$50 per person
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join 2 other guests
$50 per person
Fri, May 21
$50 per person
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join 4 other guests
$50 per person

About the organization: Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary



Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary offers rescue, rehoming and rehabilitation, and presently is called home by more than 90 parrots from around the world. Displaced parrots find sanctuary and can live out the the remainder of their days living in community with a nutritious diet, the ability to fly, and interaction with other parrots and people. Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary is a 501 C 3 non-profit.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Parrots in Paradise Sanctuary .
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Responsible interactions

All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Where you'll be

Our sanctuary is nestled on the slope of Mauna Loa at 2,000 foot elevation in Kealakekua, overlooking the ocean.

Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 438 reviews.

Shannon
May 2021
What a fantastic experience! The sanctuary this family has created for these birds is pretty special. Such a diverse variety of parrots in an epically beautiful setting. Highly recommended.
Brianna
May 2021
What a magical and special place! Dorothy and Jerry are lovely people that clearly have compassion for not only the rescue birds that reside in their sanctuary, but all living beings. Exceptional storytellers, we got to know each and every bird’s story and personality quirks. We even got to befriend and meet a few. We also really appreciated the conservation and animal care messages they interweaved into the tour. The sanctuary is well maintained and their property is absolutely stunning. Thank you, Dorothy and Jerry!
What a magical and special place! Dorothy and Jerry are lovely people that clearly have compassion for not only the rescue birds that reside in their sanctuary, but all living be…
Philip
May 2021
Very wholesome experience! The tour is fun and very informative. You get to hear stories about each parrot and type of parrot, and you really feel the sanctuary's love and passion for the parrots. There are a few parrots that you can pick up and interact with (if the parrot is interested)! This experience is best for people that want to learn about parrots and be close to them!
Very wholesome experience! The tour is fun and very informative. You get to hear stories about each parrot and type of parrot, and you really feel the sanctuary's love and passion…
Joanne
April 2021
The loving hearts of the family that runs this sanctuary make it a special opportunity to experience and see how much they care for these beautiful birds with long lives. The views from the property are incredible, the birds are happy and well-cared for, and you will be doing your small part in contributing to their cause. It was fun and they let us stay and talk a while, and did not rush us off. Good people, great and worthy cause, and a wonderful time!
The loving hearts of the family that runs this sanctuary make it a special opportunity to experience and see how much they care for these beautiful birds with long lives. The view…
Jennifer
April 2021
This experience was amazing!!! My husband and I wanted to do something cool and exciting while here and this went above and beyond our expectations!! Each bird has a special story and they’re all beyond beautiful!!! We got to interact with them, take tons of photos, and experience them all up close and personal. Kissy was our favorite bird and Lola but they’re all gorgeous!!!! I highly recommend this to everyone! My husband and I got special feathers that we will add to our photo album to go along with our photos from our trip! This was a special experience and one I will remember forever! Thank you Gerald! ❤️
This experience was amazing!!! My husband and I wanted to do something cool and exciting while here and this went above and beyond our expectations!! Each bird has a special story…
Michael
April 2021
Awesome experience learning about birds and seeing/holding them up close! Very memorable and would strongly recommend! They are doing great work by caring for these birds.

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  • Wed, May 19
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This time is popular
    $50 per person
  • Thu, May 20
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 2 other guests
    $50 per person
  • Fri, May 21
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 4 other guests
    $50 per person
  • Wed, May 26
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 4 other guests
    $50 per person
  • Thu, May 27
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 4 other guests
    $50 per person
  • Wed, Jun 2
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 2 other guests
    $50 per person
  • Thu, Jun 3
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $50 per person
  • Fri, Jun 4
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 2 other guests
    $50 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 3 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, camera, shoes

wear closed toe shoes