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$35 -- Hands-On Falconry Experience, Reg. $70

Sold out - This deal was published May 03, 2013 and sold out May 22, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Travelzoo subscribers give West Coast Falconry an overall 100% positive rating -- calling previous trips the "perfect first timer experience" and saying "this experience went beyond our highest expectations." For $35 per person, regularly $70, get an hourlong hands-on introduction to basic falconry. Or for $29 per person, attend an hourlong Owl Encounter -- a savings of more than 50% off the regular price.

Why we love it

  • Travelzoo subscribers give West Coast Falconry an overall 100% positive rating
  • For $35 per person, get an hourlong, hands-on intro to basic falconry -- a savings of 50%
  • You'll learn how to hold a hawk, cast it from your glove and call it back
  • Or, for $29 per person (reg. $60), attend an hourlong Owl Encounter
  • Get up close to a Eurasian Eagle Owl -- the largest species of owl on the planet

When

May 3, 2013 - Nov. 5, 2013

Where

West Coast Falconry
10308 Spring Valley Rd.
Marysville, CA 95901
(See Map)
Tel: 530-749-0839

What's included

  • Choose from the following:
  • For $35 per person, go to the Basic Falconry Lesson I class, where you'll get 60 minutes of instruction and history on falconry, including learning how to "cast," which entails holding a hawk, casting it from your glove and calling it back again
  • For $29 per person, attend an Owl Encounter, where for an hour you'll get up close to Cailleach, a Eurasian Eagle Owl -- the largest species of owl on the planet -- then watch the trainers take her through exercises and get a photo taken

The fine print

Update: Due to weather, falconry classes are available only at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. until October. Vouchers can be redeemed starting Monday, May 6, through Nov. 5, 2013. Phone reservations are required and subject to availability; the venue is closed Wednesdays and Thursdays and open by appointment Friday-Monday. Weekends book very quickly so please try to make a reservation well in advance of your desired date. A 48-hour cancellation policy applies. Must be at least 7 years old to participate in the Basic Falconry I class. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$29   $60
52% off | 366 bought
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West Coast Falconry
99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
99% (323 ratings)
Sold out at
3:59 p.m. CT on May 22
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99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
(323 ratings)
4.8
Quality of Service
4.8
Quality of Activity
4.8
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Besides the beautiful countryside, it was wonderful seeing a variety of birds of prey. We also were able to interact with a Harris Hawk named Tikka. She flew two our arms then away to another class participant. The two ladies who worked with us were very friendly and knowledgeable. An excellent adventure.

There were options for further adventures and even apprenticeships.

Apr 08, 2014 Susan California, United States

Great location in a beautiful green valley. So exciting to see the falcons up close, on your arm. The two managers were very friendly and know their stuff about birds.

Apr 05, 2014 Marta California, United States

Staff was great and very knowledgeable. Working with Don Diego (the Harris hawk) was an amazing experience.

Mar 25, 2014 Jana CA, United States

Diego the Harris's Hawk.

Mar 25, 2014 Amanda California, United States

Great staff, hands on with a Hawk

Mar 25, 2014 Wendy California, United States

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10308 Spring Valley Rd.
Marysville, CA 95901
Tel: 530-749-0839

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