Pearl Spotted Owlet
Cape Eagle owl and baby
Long Crested Eagle

Sanctuary Visit

Situated on 60 hectares of scenic valley bushveld, within easy access of both Durban and Pietermaritzburg, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is safe-haven to the widest selection of indigenous raptors  in southern Africa.  We invite you to visit our tranquil bird park and experience South Africa’s magnificent aerial predators firsthand.

Raptor Rescue

Raptor Rescue is a specialist bird of prey rehabilitation unit treating orphaned, sick or injured birds of prey throughout KwaZulu-Natal. Dedicated hospital and supporting rehabilitation facilities are located ‘behind the scenes’ at the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary giving the birds the best possible chance of recovery and release back into the wild.

African Raptor Trust

The African Raptor Trust (ART) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the conservation and appreciation of indigenous birds of prey and the environment that sustains them. ART ‘s current conservation project is centered on creating awareness about the endangered Bearded Vulture; approximately 320 birds are thought to remain in the wild.

Hospital Case Studies

News & Events

From the Gallery

African Harrier Hawk
Pale Chanting Goshawk
Black Sparrowhawk
African Goshawk
Cuckoo Hawk
Black-shouldered Kite
Yellow-billed Kite
Jackal Buzzard
Pel’s Fishing Owl
Verreauxs’ Eagle Owl