Eagle Encounters is a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation, conservation, education and eco-tourism centre based at historic Spier Wine Farm. Founded by Hank and Tracy Chalmers, Eagle Encounters is a much-loved centre, visited by both locals and tourists.
Eagle Encounters receives birds that have been injured, poisoned, abused and hand-reared. Their first priority, in every case, is to rehabilitate and release as soon as possible. Only those birds that have been illegally hand-reared are retained for education purposes.
These birds and animals are ambassadors for their species: giving you the never-to-be-forgotten opportunity of interacting with them personally, up close, and one-on-one. This interaction bridges the gap between a passive awareness and an active will to conserve.
Eagle Encounters also offers two exciting Edu-Fun school packages; their belief is that an awareness and appreciation for the environment should be nurtured from youth.
All visits to the centre serve to fund vital conservation, rehabilitation and education.