We have had a number of hurdles to overcome recently, Avian Flu continues to be an issue for Orkney and the rest of the country. Those of you who have visited will be aware of our bio security measures. The cost of living crisis has seen a considerable increase in courier charges, making the upkeep and feeding of our birds more expensive. Unfortunately this has resulted in a slight increase to our prices. This does not affect those who have previously purchased gift vouchers.
The watching part
5 - 15 years, under 5's free
The hands on part. Advance Booking Essential
Even more brave
At 11.30 and 1.30 each day, you can come along and meet the Owls.
Our flying demonstrations will follow .
Our lovely weather can sometimes hinder our flying demos. We may adapt our displays to suit.
Tuition sessions are the more in depth experience. You will be learning the husbandry and care of Raptors. These sessions are for people who are more interested, or wishing to take up Falconry.
They will include
A brief history of Falconry in Orkney & the rest of the world.
The difference between Hawks, Falcons and Eagles.
The principles of Falconry including how to tie the Falconer's knot, and how to man a bird in preparation for flying a Harris Hawk from person to person .
The sessions will take up to 4 hours . Dress for Orkney weather!
Tuition prices are £55.00 per adult and £45.00 for children 8 - 15 years. Maximum of 4 people per session.
If you would like to pay for your display/experience session/tuition, please use this button.
Please note we do not accept American Express