African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary & Rehabilitation Centre

In the heart of a valley, only a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of PE and Jeffrey's Bay lies African Dawn Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary.

The sanctuary is set within truly beautiful grounds nestled between rolling hills, close to the ocean and is a relaxing place to spend a lazy day.

Our spacious enclosures and open grounds provide the visitor with a feeling of peace and tranquility. We have several picnic and braai areas located around the park as well as a restaurant that serves light meals.

For bird lovers there are over 250 species of birds indigenous to South Africa and further afield. We proudly boast the largest aviary in the Eastern Cape. Sit around and hear the calls of birds such as the Knysna Loerie, the laughing dove and the vibrant Bishop. See also our majestic Black Eagle and Cape Vultures as well as endangered Blue and Crowned Cranes. Come say hello to our numerous parrots species  -African Greys, Macaws, Cockatoos to name a few. 

Other animals include our beautiful Cheetahs, Servals, Caracal, Monkeys, Squirrels, Mongoose, Meerkats, Crocodile as well as numerous buck species including Grysbok, Grey Duiker and Blue Duiker.