Free-flightBird Show

One of the highlights of the park is the free-flight bird show. Featuring an ever-changing cast of stars from around the world, the show is educational and loads of fun. Show times are at 11am and 2pm from Tuesday to Sunday with shows on Mondays only during school holidays. No visit to the park is complete without seeing the show. Please note shows are weather permitting.

Entry Feesand Opening Times

The park is open from 9am to 5pm every day (closed Christmas day). Entry Fees are R50 for Adults and R30 for Children (4-12 years) and Pensioners. We also have a range of Membership packages available which give you free entry for a year and a host of other benefits. Please email for more details and prices or inquire at the gate when you enter the park.

The Cockatoo CafeTea Garden

The Cockatoo Cafe is a lovely tea garden situated in the heart of the park. Serving a range of light meals and refreshments, they can also cater for birthday parties, schools groups and private functions. For more details please contact Neetu or Dinesh on (031) 579 3377. You can also email them directly regarding birthday parties and functions at


  • Heritage Day 24 September 2014
  • Price Increase
    Please note that our entrance fees have increased as of 1 July 2014. At only R50 for Adults and R30 for Children (4-12 years) and Pensioners it is still the best value for money around with more than 700 birds from 180 species on display, free-flight bird show, restaurant, playground

Bookings & Tours

Every year the park plays host to thousands of school children from across the country. We have a range of packages for schools and tours with varying prices, times, guided tours, worksheets and also meal options. Please contact us to request a package list and also for date availability. It is important to book well in advance to ensure we have space and staff available.

contact info

The park is situated at 490 Riverside Road, Durban North on the banks of the Umgeni River.

T: (031) 579 4600 F: (031) 579 4574 E: