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

Sold out - This deal was published July 02, 2013 and sold out August 03, 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

July 2, 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 Tuesday, July 2,  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
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99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
99% (410 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on Aug. 3
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99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
(410 ratings)
4.9
Quality of Service
4.9
Quality of Activity
4.9
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The hawks were surprisingly approachable, under the staff's careful guidance. Very cool!

Nov 11, 2014 Graeme CA, United States

Hands on with a Harris' hawk.

Nov 05, 2014 James California, United States

The staff! You never felt rushed, always entertained and they let you have your moment with the birds.

It was extremely cool being that close to a bird of prey.

Nov 05, 2014 Jean California, United States

Everything! It was an incredible experience. I plan to go back just as soon as I can to do the hawk walk. Can't wait!

I have shared the experience my family had with about 10 people. Several if them are planning to visit. I will also be sharing the center with my sons high school. Their mascot is a Falcon! I hope they will have the very knowledgable ladies and their great sense of humor come for a presentation.

Oct 20, 2014 Stephanie CA, United States

The instructors were personable, knowledgeable, and fun to be with. They obviously respect and love the birds they work with. They were full of all sorts of info for folks who are interested in birds and in falconry, and imparted it in a comfortable, conversational, sometimes amusing, way. the setting was perfect, being on a lovely sun-dappled lawn. The birds were awesome.

I definitely want to go back for the "Walk in the Woods" program, where you go out in a small group (up to 6) and watch the birds work.

Oct 20, 2014 Gary AL, United States

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

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