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

Sold out - This deal was published June 19, 2014 and sold out December 01, 2014.
By Amanda Retzer
"Hawks are among nature’s most majestic creatures ... get up close and personal with these amazing birds" at West Coast Falconry (Sacramento Mag).

Why we love it

  • West Coast Falconry earns a 99% positive rating from more than 350 Travelzoo guests
  • "It was thrilling! I cannot stop smiling when I think of this wonderful experience" (past guest)
  • Get up close to a Eurasian eagle owl -- the largest species of owl on the planet
  • Pose during your experience for a photo op

When

June 20, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014; Friday-Monday; days vary by voucher

Where

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

What's included

  • $35 per person (reg. $70) for the Basic Falconry Lesson I class Friday-Monday
  • 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
  • $29 per person (reg. $60), for the Owl Encounter on a Monday or Friday; for $35 (reg. $60), schedule the encounter on a Saturday or Sunday
  • For an hour, you'll get up close to Cailleach, a Eurasian eagle owl, then watch the trainers take her through exercises and get a photo taken
Travelzoo Tip: Our very own Merchandising & Partnership Manager Betty experienced falconry at its best with this deal. See her pose with this majestic creature on Travelzoo’s Instagram and Facebook page.

The fine print

Update: Weekend availability is very limited; call ahead to confirm. Valid Friday-Monday during merchant's operating hours (venue is closed Tuesday-Thursday). Voucher is valid only on the days referenced. Weekends book quickly so make a reservation well in advance. No pets allowed. Phone reservations required; subject to availability. Class times are seasonal and will take place in the morning hours. Classes consist of working with live animals and WCF reserves the right to reschedule lessons in circumstances not conducive to the health and well-being of their raptors. This may include, but is not limited to hard rain, extreme heat and high winds. Be prepared for the weather: wear layers and durable shoes. Even without rain, the area can be damp. Do not wear anything with fur, fur trim or feathers. Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time (no earlier). Present voucher upon arrival (printed vouchers preferred). Tax, if applicable, and gratuity are not included. Please tip accordingly. 48-hour cancellation policy applies; voucher subject to forfeiture. Must be at least seven years old. Limit one observer per group for a $35 fee to be paid at class time (paid directly to merchant). WCF makes no guarantees that clients will be able to book separate classes on the same day.

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$35 June 20, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014; Friday-Monday; days vary by voucher   $70
50% off | 644 bought
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West Coast Falconry
99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
99% (513 ratings)
Sold out at
11:35 a.m. CT on Dec. 1
Service

1-877-665-0000

M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

99% Enjoyed West Coast Falconry
(513 ratings)
4.9
Quality of Service
4.9
Quality of Activity
4.9
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Up close and personal with some incredibly beautiful owls! Loved it!!

May 20, 2015 Sandi CA, United States

Up close experience having hawk fly to my gloved hand.

May 20, 2015 Sandi CA, United States

The experience was educational, fun, exciting and in a beautiful setting, Everyone had a great time and the folks were delightful. Mike McMahon

May 19, 2015 Mike

Getting to see the beautiful birds up close and actually being able to handle them!

Jana and Amber were great instructors and were very patient with their explanations to the group's questions. I would always have loved more hands-on time, but I understand that the Beginner Falconry class needed to cover a lot of history and background information. My husband and I were THRILLED with the experience and would recommend it highly!!!

May 19, 2015 Karyn

The way the educational information was presented, and experiencing flight of hawk to/from my glove.

May 19, 2015 Susan CA, United States

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

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