Free Flight

Del Mar

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In a Nutshell

Among palm trees and koi lagoons, visitors interact with birds such as blue macaws and neon-green parrots and learn more about them

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 27, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required 1-week in advance for guided tours. Not valid 3/27, 4/10, 5/7, or 5/30. Public restrooms not available. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Five Options

  • $7 for Self-­Guided Admission for Two Adults ($14 value)
  • $14 for Self-­Guided Admission for Four Adults ($28 value)
  • $30 for Admission with 15-Minute Guided Tour for a Group Up to Four People ($60 value)
  • $27 for Single Person 1-Year Membership ($55 value)
  • $67 for 1 -Year Family Membership, Valid for Two Adults & Two Children ($135 value)

Membership includes a membership card and unlimited visits to the sanctuary.

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Free Flight

Since the age of 7, Dr. Robert Stonebreaker shared a special affinity with all birds. Wanting to bring people closer to his feathered friends, he lent his passion to Free Flight in 1989, helping evolve the avian boarding and breeding center into a sanctuary where visitors could interact with the exotic creatures. Amid open air and emerald palm fronds, guests can let a yellow, orange, and green sun Conure perch on their arm or pet a Cockatoo. The tropical oasis includes a koi pond, where schools of shimmering Koi swim under the flaps and calls of colorful Macaws.

Dr. Stonebraker tragically passed away in 2010, but the team at Free Flight has upheld his tireless work by fostering human-avian relations and furthering visitors' understanding of parrots. Free Flights also encourages involvement through donation, membership, volunteer opportunities, and, most notably, education programs.

Customer Reviews

I was surprised at how closely we were encouraged to interact with the birds. There was a beautiful variety of birds and our children loved how expressive and how much personality some of them exhibited! The staff were good about answering our questions. There was very limited signage so be sure to ask questions because then it's quite educational as well as very interesting!
Michelle L. · August 31, 2016
Love Free Flight, so many beautiful exotic birds up close and personal! So beautiful! My son absolutely loved it, he got to feed the birds and really experience them up close! The price is unbeatable!
Claudia · August 30, 2016
We loved this place. The birds are so beautiful and they all have their own personalities. Can't wait o visit again.
Cassandra M. · August 29, 2016

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