I-40 Traffic Detour Update: July 19–22. VIEW DETAILS.

Discover the ancient art of falconry on Biltmore’s historic grounds. Learn how to handle a trained hawk or falcon, then experience the inimitable thrill of a raptor flying to and landing upon your gloved hand. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with one of these majestic birds of prey.

Maximum of 6 participants, 6 observers.

To participate in this activity, guest must have a daytime ticket, a Biltmore Annual Pass, or a stay at one of the estate’s splendid overnight properties. Must be 8 years of age or older to participate. Guests under 17 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. Guests encouraged to dress for the weather and wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes.

Cost $135 per participant
$80 per observer; observer ticket sold only in conjunction with participant ticket
Duration 1.5 hours
Hours of Operation 9 a.m., 12 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Location Antler Hill Village, Estate Grounds
View location on map