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Animal Farm

#3 of 8 things to do in Upper Moutere Features Animals
389 Gardner Valley Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2211
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We visited the farm with a 4 year old, she absolutely loved it. The goat racing was hilarious and... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
All Around the World
via mobile
Lovely staff

Lovely staff members explain about the animals to us it was informative and entertaining Variety... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Seoul, South Korea
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Animal Farm is the ultimate hands on farm experience. Set on 17ha, we have over 40 varieties of rare breed farm animals from NZ and around the world.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Mar 2017
22 Feb 2017
“Lovely staff”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
389 Gardner Valley Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2211
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the farm with a 4 year old, she absolutely loved it. The goat racing was hilarious and then she got to hand feed a goat some milk and then a sheep. She talked about it all day, along with being allowed to hold...More

Thank BlueMoki8
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Lovely staff members explain about the animals to us it was informative and entertaining Variety of animals to see and different activities will keep children busy and entertained.

Thank ChloeLee69
Reviewed 17 February 2017

What a great place for the whole family. The staff were super friendly. The layout provides lots of places for kids to play and walk around to explore where all the different animals live. We were there for an hour which was a good time...More

Thank toni668
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome and loads to see feed and cuddle. Tracks are well laid out and easy to follow with plenty to keep little ones busy. The wee bucket of food was easy to carry and a nice touch for the kids. Tummy tickling the piglets...More

Thank Kml7
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Animal farm is a fun place to visit with lots of opportunities to get up close with the animals. The owners/staff are very friendly and are always ready to give you more information on the animals or get a bunny out for you to cuddle....More

1  Thank Karen-wilde-cooper
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Kids really enjoyed getting up close to the 1 week old piglets,catching eels in the creek and feeding the animals.. Plenty of shade and things to see and do. A great place to visit

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We loved the cuddles with the 9 day old piglets. The children enjoyed the sandpit and ice cream. Unfortunately it was unbelievably windy which made us not want to spend a huge amount of time there. Be prepared to walk some distance.

Thank Brooke G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Kids enjoyed all the animals and having the chance to get up close, they love using the net in the creek. Good to grab a coffee as you walk around takes a reasonable amount of time, school holidays they have fun extras, kids had so...More

Thank AlynaNZER
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Dave Hunger has a very different view of farming. Yes, he has a herd of about 150 cows in milk, but it's the attraction he's built to make anybody's visit unforgettable that will stay in your memory for ever. There are so many different sorts...More

Thank 783mikey
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Even though the farm was closed, as it was a quite rainy day, the owners showed us around. We cuddled rabbits and ginny pigs, fed goats, sheep, emu's. The enthusiasm and love for the pets and the farm they are creating is contagious. Grateful we...More

Thank marjoleingraper
David_Patt, Owner at Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for the review, it was an absolute pleasure to show you around and see you all enjoying the experience so much.

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Hello, I want to export pets or small anmals (exclude dog and cat) like as Chevrotain, Silver Fox, Capybara, Raccoons, Suricate, Coati, Genet, Giant Rabbits, Parma wallaby, birds, etc to Korea. My business partner operating a zoo in Korea. We hope if you can supply continually these pets, cooperate with you. Regards Paul
20 May 2017|
Response from David_Patt | Property representative |
Sorry we can't help yoi