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“Great fun for kids and not just”

Waitomo Big Bird & Miniature Animal Petting Farm
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Waitomo Big Birds (Ostrich & Emu & Giant Moa) and Miniature animals provide an hours petting experience for animal lovers with lots of photo opportunities with animals - miniature horses, donkeys, llama & alpacas, baby-doll & dwarf sheep, goats, miniature highland cows, mini-bulls, and small petting animals - mini-lop rabbits, tortoise, and mini-munchkin cats with kittens in season.
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

You get to see ostrich ,emu, cows, pigs, llamas, alpacas, ponies, possibly the smallest caw in the world. The animals are friendly and you get nice photo ops.

Thank Roam2Eat
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Great for kids you get to walk next to a ostrich and pat the animals and see tiny cows and much more,the animals are people friendly,my highlight was walking next to a ostrich how often do you get to do that

Thank ex-army-now-caveman
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

This farm looks really nice from "outside", lot of sweet animals and big birds...we decided to stop and buy an ostrich egg on our way to the south but unfortunately no one was at home. As there wasn't any another possibility to have such an ostrich experience nowhere during our NZ trip we went through Waitomo again on our way back to Auckland, however we didn't have any luck again, once again "no one at home". Therefore I would recommend to call first before you plane your trip :).

Thank martina2288
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Stayed here in August for a night B & B whilst up in Waitomo for the Kiwi Cave Rafting tour, it is so worth staying there, a lovely family run accommodation with comfortable facilities. We stayed in one of the cottages, the beds were the most comfy I have ever slept in and I had a great nights sleep, breakfast was amazing! Home made bread, ostrich egg omelette, fruit, waffles, cream and more, so delicious. Ann made us very welcome as did her dog Pippi, the cats and Victoria the ostrich. I would recommend you staying here and enjoy the Kiwi hospitality in beautiful surroundings.

Thank Barbie M
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Alpacas, emus and ostriches oh my! And several friendly adorable miniature animals all of which you can feed and pet and walk around in a big beautiful New Zealand field. An experience you will not have at any zoo. Quite a fun unexpected part of our trip :D

Thank Poqpoq
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