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

Sold out - This deal was published August 05, 2013 and sold out September 06, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Get an hourlong hands-on introduction to basic falconry at a savings of 50%. You'll learn how to hold a hawk, cast it from your glove and call it back.

Why we love it

  • Travelzoo subscribers give West Coast Falconry an overall 100% positive rating
  • Saying "perfect first timer experience" and "this experience went beyond our highest expectations"
  • Get up close to a Eurasian Eagle Owl -- the largest species of owl on the planet


Aug. 5, 2013 - Nov. 5, 2013; closed Wednesdays and Thursdays


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

What's included

  • For $35 per person (reg. $70), 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 (reg. $60), 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. Phone reservations are required; 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. Observer or non-participant fee is half the cost of the promotional fee for the Basic Falconry I class.

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Hands on interaction with the birds

Oct 14, 2014 John California, United States

I must admit that I've always had an interest in big birds and read a little on Falconry, however lacking any firsthand experience, West Coast Falconry's' Hawk Walk was one of the most remarkable introductions to predators that are not normally amenable to human contact, my wife and I have ever had! Interfacing with was amazing!!!

The staff's dedication to their work is amazing, and they are doing a great public service allowing the general public an opportunity to intersect with the beautiful wild natural world so easily taken for granted in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We can't thank them enough... and we'll be back for their 3 day intensive...

Oct 14, 2014 David California, United States

The presentation prior to working with the hawk was entertaining and information.

Oct 05, 2014 Joyce CA, United States


We can't say enough about this warm and fascinating place. From the adrenaline rush of landing and launching Cowboy to the pure joy of my psychic cuddle with Shakti, we will return to West Coast Falconry again and again. The knowledge, patience and passion of the staff, and even their quite entertaining banter, offer something for everyone from the sportsman to the environmentalist, even including Geeks like us. We're enjoying our s.w.a.g. and anticipating an adventure with the OWLS or the FALCONS at some point soon. Gratitude to Travelzoo, too!

Sep 30, 2014 Joseph CA, United States

The Birds themselves. The staff was knowlegeable and friendly and were great at making it a fabulous experience and safe for everyone! A+

Sep 30, 2014 James CA, United States

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

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