"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
$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
June 20, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014; Friday-Monday; days vary by voucher
Voucher expires on Dec. 20, 2014
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.
Valid for one person. Wheelchair accessible. Not valid on products. Cannot combine with other offers. Must use in one visit.