Experience birds of prey at the Raptor Center in Guttenberg Castle

Get to know our birds of prey up close during a falconry lesson or our two-hour Fly for Fun and immerse yourself in the world of falconry. Take home unforgettable photos at an exclusive photo shoot – whether as a bridal couple, model or team.

Lesser Falconer

Experience an exclusive short presentation of an owl or a bird of prey. One of our falconers will introduce you to topics of your choice, such as ecology, falconry or nature conservation.

125,- €
For outside events we also charge a flat rate per kilometer.

Between the flight demonstrations, depending on the staff situation also after 16:30 hrs. In exceptional cases and by prior arrangement also after 18:00 h.

  • Dates by arrangement
  • Group size up to max. 30 persons
  • Duration: 30 min.

Fly for Fun

How much fun it is to be a falconer for a moment and to let different owls and birds of prey fly yourself, you experience at Fly for Fun. Within 2 hours all kinds of knowledge is imparted.

490,- € (Maximum group size: 15 persons)
The price for the group does not include the visit of the flying display and the round tour. The surcharge for this is 10,- € per group member.

  • Short introduction to the handling of a bird
  • Holding a barn owl as an exercise
  • Flying a Barn Owl from fist to fist
  • Flying a Harris Hawk
  • Holding or flying of Eagle “Jambo”
  • Group photo with bird (held by you)
  • Round for questions
  • Start: 12:30
  • Duration: Within up to 1,5 – 2 hours
  • Minimum age of participants: 7 years
  • Dates are by arrangement

Foto Shooting

High Noon! You and / or one of our birds of prey as a model in your own personal photo shoot. Face to Face! An inimitable moment – captured for eternity.

A fascinating moment: You yourself face to face with a bird of prey or an owl. Let this moment be captured photographically! Depending on the species and the individual, a bird is held by you or a falconer while you are being photographed. Selected birds and species are available for the photo shoot.

Romantic castle walls and a fascinating creature perfect your wedding shoot. Our falconers will find the most suitable birds and the most idyllic places for you.

The castle as a backdrop, our birds of prey as models – we are happy to provide parts of the site and selected birds for a photo shooting or a photo workshop.

This is also possible: You come as a complete team and take extraordinary photos with fascinating birds of prey within walls steeped in history.