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Meet Birds of Prey

Wexford, Ireland

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Experience hosted by Marie

60 mins
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Jim, our Master Falconer will introduce you to an array of amazing birds of prey including Owls, Hawks and Falcons in our purpose-built falconry centre within a replica Norman castle. Jim will then teach you how to handle these birds before giving you the chance to hold each of these birds in turn, giving great photo opportunities. The cost of this experience also gives you access to the wider heritage park which you can explore by yourself or join one of our many guided tours at no extra cost.
Other things to note
There is a restaurant on site, ample free parking and Guided and self-guiding tours of the park available also. Access to the wider park is included in the cost of this experience.
Jim, our Master Falconer will introduce you to an array of amazing birds of prey including Owls, Hawks and Falcons in our purpose-built falconry centre within a replica Norman castle. Jim will then teach you how to handle these birds before giving you the chance to hold each of these birds in turn, giving great photo opportunities. The cost of this experience also gives you access to the wider heritage park which you can explore by yourself or jo…

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Meet your host, Marie

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Jim the falconer is the resident Birds of Prey expert here at the Irish National Heritage Park. He has owned and managed birds all of his adult life and his passion for these amazing animals is infectious. He now works full time in our purpose built Falconry centre where he trains and takes care of our amazing array of birds.
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About the organization: Irish National Heritage Park



The Irish National Heritage Park is a registered charity (RCN 20204474)and has been a not for profit company since it's inception in 1987. Our mission is to educate both young and old about Irish History and Heritage spanning Ireland's 12,500-year story of human settlement on this island.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Irish National Heritage Park.

Where you'll be

You will meet Jim the Falconer in our custom-built Falconry Centre, styled on a Medieval castle, inside the grounds of the Irish National Heritage Park. (unfortunately, this area is not wheelchair accessible). The falconry centre is atop a hill so there is a short walk up a gradual hill.

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 87 reviews.

Geoff
October 2020
Great tour, beautiful location in the Irish National Heritage park with interesting exhibits apart from the birds of prey. Really enjoyable would highly recommend both the birds of prey tour and the park in general
David
September 2020
The Birds of Prey experience was brilliant, highly recommend it. Jim is clearly passionate and was ready to answer any questions at any time. We got to take photos with many more birds than expected!
Andrew
September 2020
Great experience great host (Jim) very knowledgable put you at ease took his time with you while you held the birds Highly recommend this experience
Alex
August 2020
Amazing experience, we went on a rainy day and it was fabulous, only 3 other people (a family). The Birds are stunning and getting up close is a wonderful experience! Id recommend it to anyone! Its in a great location and you can walk around the park after too and take part in some tours!
Amazing experience, we went on a rainy day and it was fabulous, only 3 other people (a family). The Birds are stunning and getting up close is a wonderful experience! Id recommend…
Laura
August 2020
Great experience. We were 2 adults and a 10 year old. Our guide was great - made a big effort to get us involved and feel comfortable.
Ali
August 2020
Really lovely experience. The birds were amazing and it was fascinating to learn about them. The host was great at talking about the birds for both adults and children.

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 8 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Appropriate Clothing for the expected weather on the day of your experience.