Private  Falconry Experience

Our Falconry Experience is perfect for those who want a private experience just for your family or group.


Experience Highlights

  • First, delve into the rich ancient history between humans and raptors in our Tudor style classroom. Here you will be exposed to the equipment, training techniques, natural history,  conservation, and the care and management of raptors.

  • You will then be fitted with your gauntlet as you learn how to call a raptor to you!

  • With nature as our classroom, experience the thrill of partnering with a raptor as each participant has the opportunity to have a bird of prey fly to your gloved arm!

  • Witness the aerial acrobatics from some of the fastest animals on our planet.

  • Gain knowledge on current issues facing these spectacular predators and learn some simple solutions you can participate in to ensure their future existence.


Details Unique to this Experience

  • This experience is for your group only. NO unknown guests  will join in your experience.

  • An unforgettable opportunity to fly one of our falcons.

Additional Information


Please dress appropriately, closed toed shoes and bug spray.  


Raptor Hill is located on the side of a mountain, as we hold our experiences later in the afternoon, the temperature can drop significantly so, please dress appropriately.  

                   EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:

                        Some walking over uneven                                             ground required.

       (For a guest with special needs, please contact us.)


                    QUICK DETAILS: 


Duration:  Plan to be here for 1.5 to 2 hours so you will haver adequate time with the raptors.

Ages: Participants must be 7 and up            Children under 6 are free

(Under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.)

Participants: (Ages 7+) $150 Each

Observers:  $30 Each

Maximum Group size:Participants 

Minimum Group Size: 2 Participants

Raptors flying to your

gloved arm

Raptors flying free

around you

Holding raptors on your

gloved arm

          Note: We book very quickly.

Our first availability may be 5 to 7 months  from today.   

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Hours of Operation:

We are a "by appointment only facility" please visit us by means of booking one of our experiences or courses.

Raptor Hill Falconry

The Virginia Falconry School

1810 Panorama View Dr. 

Stanley, VA 22851


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