1.5 hours of hands-on interaction with a Harris's Hawk
$175 per participant; $50 per non-participant
Membership Discount: 10% off
*Non-participants will not handle birds
*Children must be 12 years or older to attend. Participants 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Exceptions cannot be made.
Contact us for information on booking. Programs available Tuesday-Saturday
Join Andrew Ocampo, Ripley's Director of Aviculture, for an up close and personal raptor experience featuring our Harris's Hawk, Dusky.
The Conservancy is one of only a handful of facilities in the country offering this interactive raptor experience. Learn about birds of prey, including biology, life history, and raptor conservation in the United States, then meet each of our raptors in person. Finally, you'll head outside to take a Hawk Walk through the woods as Dusky lands on your gloved hand. Witness the majesty of flight firsthand as he soars overhead.
$75 per person
Group size is limited to 6 people.
*Children must be 12 years or older to attend. Participants 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Click below to reserve your space or contact us.
Programs available Tuesday-Saturday
*Members of the public do not handle birds during the Flight Demonstration*
Join our Director of Aviculture, Andrew Ocampo, to learn about our birds of prey, including biology, life history, and raptor conservation in the United States. Meet our Harris's Hawk, Dusky, and then head outside and watch Dusky in a free-flight demonstration. There will be opportunities for photographs, including Dusky in flight.