Raptor Experiences

Midgard Falconry classes offer everyone the opportunity to free fly a trained bird of prey to the glove.

Come as a hands-on participant or an observer and learn about raptor biology, conservation and the sport of kings in the Basic Falconry Lesson, a variety of Hawk Walks for more glove time with the raptor, and a Private Raptor Experience for the ultimate in depth class. Enjoy this intimate animal encounter in picturesque settings of the Fraser Valley!

Basic Falconry Lesson

Our instructors guide you in learning the fuction and form of the most common pieces of falconry gear, how to hold a hawk, cast it from your glove and call it back again. You may even be able to land a trick or two! You will be helping us put one of our seasoned birds through their paces. This is the foundation for working with a falconry bird in the field. You will also learn about the history of falconry and the role of raptors in their natural environment, as well as conservation. This class is offered at various locations throughout the Fraser Valley.

  • Price:  $75 per participant; $30 per observer
  • Duration:  1hr
  • Number of participants: Up to 4
  • Number of observers: Varies
  • Times: 11am & 3pm
  • Age Minimum: 8 for participants
  • NOTE: Wheelchair accessible
  • Gift Certificates and E-gifts Available
  • View Frequently Asked Questions Here

Hawk Walk

Our Hawk Walk takes you meandering on trails of the Fraser Valley mountains while free flying a trained raptor to and from the glove. Experience the awe of a hawk dropping from high in the trees and flying hundreds of feet to land gracefully on your glove. Hawk Walks offer the opportunity for a more intimate interaction as our instructors guide you through field training techniques such as following on and casting the hawk from the glove. The pleasure of partnering with a trained hawk in their natural environment is an unforgettable experience!  This class is offered at various locations throughout the Fraser Valley.

  • Price: $150 per participant, $70 per observer
  • Duration: 1.5hrs
  • Number of participants: Up to 4
  • Number of observers: Varies
  • Times: 8am & 12pm
  • Note: Some elevation gain and loss, agility and fitness required.
  • Age Minimum: 8 for participants
  • Gift Certificates and E-gifts Available
  • View Frequently Asked Questions Here

Private Hawk Walk

To make your Hawk Walk more intimate, book it as a Private Hawk Walk.  Our instructors will take you meandering on trails that will be yours alone.  This experience offers longer flights and a lot more time with the hawk on your glove.  Book it now for the ultimate adventure!  This class is offered at various locations throughout the Fraser Valley.

  • Price: $550 for two participants, each additional participant $100
  • Duration: 1.5hrs
  • Times: 8am & 12pm
  • Note: Some elevation gain and loss, agility and fitness required.
  • Age Minimum: 8 for participants
  • Gift Certificates and E-gifts Available
  • View Frequently Asked Questions Here

Private Hunt

Our most intimate experience at Midgard Falconry offers you and your guest the opportunity to experience the real world of falconry that drove our ancestors to tame these wondrous creatures in the first place. Our Private Hunt is the only experience where we take you into the field and participate in an active hunt. Go in depth with our instructors to learn falconry techniques and the sport as it was always meant to be experienced. This unique experience is offered at various locations throughout the Fraser Valley (conditions apply).

  • Price: $600 for two, each additional participant $100
  • No observers allowed
  • Duration: Varies
  • Times: Varies
  • Age Minimum: 8 for participants
  • Gift Certificates and E-gifts Available
  • View Frequently Asked Questions Here

Book your raptor experience right now!