Enjoy up-close interactions with boisterous and colorful birds. Hang on to your complimentary seed stick - the budgies will fly freely around the habitat, and may choose to come to you for a little snack.*
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Seasonal Experience Open April—October. Closed November—March.
Please note - experience closing time may vary. We recommend visiting before 3pm.
$5 per person $3 per person for Members Budgie Landing ticket includes 1 seed stick for guests to have the opportunity to feed, if the birds choose to eat.
Tickets are not included with park admission and can be purchased online or at Budgie Landing.
Stroller parking is required when visiting this experience. Guests must self-park stroller before entering and pick up after exiting.
Service Dogs Not Permitted
*Manual and electric wheelchairs are permitted. Always proceed slowly and watch out for birds on the path. No ECVs allowed in the habitat. Please see staff if additional assistance is required.
*As is the case with all of our animals, the behavior of the budgies is not guaranteed. Guests are advised that the birds may or may not choose to feed during the time of your visit. One complementary seed stick is included in each Budgie Landing ticket purchase.
The Inside Scoop on Budgies
Bronx Zoo director Jim Breheny takes you inside Budgie Landing for a special sneak peak and closer look at these sociable parrots.
Getting to Know Budgies
Budgies (or budgerigars if you want to be formal about it) are found in the wild throughout the drier parts of Australia, where they have survived harsh inland conditions for over five million years. Despite their rugged natural environment, they are known for their friendly dispositions.
Know Before You Go
Review the Budgie Landing rules and make sure you have the best experience possible.
No food or drinks allowed inside this attraction.
No strollers. Stroller parking is required. A stroller parking area is available at the attraction entry. Please take your belongings with you, as strollers and contents are left at your own risk.
This attraction is wheelchair accessible. Manual and electric wheelchairs are permitted. Always proceed slowly and watch out for birds on the path.
ECV are not allowed. For animal safety, electric scooters, including the zoo rental ECVs, are not permitted inside and must be parked before entry. Please see staff if additional mobility assistance is needed. Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of your visit for assistance.
Adult supervision required. All children must be accompanied into this attraction with an adult.
Restricted Area: For the protection of the animals, service dogs are not permitted in this attraction. Please refer to the Service Dog Policy for additional information.
One seed stick is provided with each ticket. Feeding is not guaranteed and birds may choose not to eat during the time of your visit.
All seed sticks, used and unused, must be discarded in the designated bin before exiting. Sticks cannot be taken out of this attraction.
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