• When are you open? 

From the 27th of September to 22nd of October we are open Saturday to Wednesday -11.00am - 5.00pm. 

Flying Dispalys are scheduled at 12 noon & 3pm. 


For the Midterm Break - 23rd of October to 31st of October we are open daily - 11.00am -5.00pm 

Flying Dispalys will be scheduled at 12noon, 1.30pm & 3.00pm. 


From November 1st, our Birds of Prey will be taking a well-deserved rest for the Winter months while the Centre will undergo some exciting construction work.

Our Birds of Prey Centre will re-open in the New Year with brand new homes for our feathered friends and we look forward to welcoming all our visitors back too!


  • Is the centre located in the same place as Aillwee Cave?

Yes, the Birds of Prey Centre is located @ Aillwee. Aillwee is a 26-acre site which encompasses the Cave, the Birds of Prey Centre, the Farmshop where we make our own Burren Gold Cheese and Fudge and woodland/mountain walks all owned and run by local families.


  • What does a ticket to the Birds of Prey Centre include?

Entry to the Centre to witness all the raptors in their aviaries and learn about them through educational information boards. See a collection of Eagles, Owls, Vultures, Falcons, Kites, Hawks and much more. See these raptors in free flight during a 30 minute flying display, scheduled daily.


  • Can I hold a bird?

Under current regulations and for the Health and Safety of visitors and staff members alike, this is not permitted.


  • What is a Hawk Walk?

A Hawk Walk is a unique experience which allows you to learn all about the art of Falconry and what it entails. See roles reverse as you become the Bird handler and the Falconer accompanies you. This is a 1 hour private experience for you.


  • What does the Hawk Walk include?

A 1-hour private experience through the Hazel woodland learning all about Falconry as you fly, feed and witness one of the worlds top predators in action – Harris Walk. This ticket also includes a visit to Aillwee Cave for a guided tour and a visit to the Birds of Prey Centre for a flying display.


  • Are the flying displays outdoors?

Yes, the flying displays are outdoors.


  • Can I adopt a Bird of Prey?

Yes, you can adopt some of our resident raptors online @


  • Can I do both Birds of Prey Centre & Aillwee Cave?

Yes, this is what we refer to as the combo ticket and can be purchased online. We suggest a duration of approximately 2 hours for a visit to both attractions.


  • Is there a carer’s discount?

Yes, carer’s go free of charge. Please email to receive a unique discount code to use when purchasing tickets onsite.


  • Do you accept Kellogg’s Vouchers?
  • Yes, please call the office on 065 7077036 and the staff will assist you with making your booking. NOTE: You must also provide your Kellogg’s voucher on arrival to Aillwee to avoid any extra costs.


  • Are Dogs allowed onsite?

Pets or animals of any nature (with the exception of guide dogs and hearing dogs) must be kept on a short leash at all times.  Pets or animals of any nature (with the exception of guide dogs and hearing dogs) are NOT Permitted into the Aillwee Cave or The Birds of Prey Centre.


  • Can I get a group rate?

Group rates are for 15 + adults. If you wish to book a group in please call the office on 065 7077036 or email


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