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Animal Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great afternoon at the animal farm

We absolutely loved our visit to the animal farm today ♡ so many gorgeous & friendly animals... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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I want to live here

Had the best time here. For an adult I had the best time with the animals, especially the rabbits... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Desiree C
Brisbane, Australia
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  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“baby animals”(3 reviews)
“guinea pigs”(3 reviews)
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.
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389 Gardner Valley Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2211
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The farm itself deserves a 5 star, plenty to see, do and experience. Reasonable entry fees and able to purchase a wee bucket of animal feed for a couple of $ extra. You can go in the pens with the animals and brush the hairs...More

Thank Gemma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our visit to the animal farm today ♡ so many gorgeous & friendly animals & great, helpful & very approachable staff.More

Thank mandawicks1982nz
travelling_kiwi63, Owner at Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi. Thank you so much for giving us such a great review. It is great to hear that you had such a good time. Our animals certainly love the attention as you can tell and I am glad that you found the staff very helpful....More

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Had the best time here. For an adult I had the best time with the animals, especially the rabbits. You get to hold the rabbits and feed the animals. I just want to live here and not leave till staff kick me out. Staff are...More

Thank Desiree C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Arriving in winter on June 1st and school holidays were not in session, I was thinking about a lovely experience with the peaceful and loving animals on this "farm." which is more of a zoo for animals than a farm. Arriving, noticed a large amount...More

Thank GaryD1511
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old granddaughter and I spent a delightful few hours here this afternoon. The setting is very relaxed, and informal, and nicely spread out. There is a wide variety of farm and pet-type animals, and there were plenty of children patting and feeding...More

Thank BruceFarquhar
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We loved the animal farm. Spent a good 3.5 hours there. My 14 month old just loved getting in with the animals (especially the sheep 😂). Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend for the family.

Thank jasmine c
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place! Was great for tween age and so interactive! We could have stayed for hours and would highly recommend.

Thank SallyC2550
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Walked in thinking we will see only a few animals and left the place full of joy from spending time with a lot of lovely creatures: friendly emus and ostriches, piggys, poneys, goats, sheeps, rabbits, donkeys, llamas and alpacas and fun activities throughout the day....More

Thank Veruttzza
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon outing with our 1 and 3 year olds. They loved all the animals and feeding them. The toddler enjoyed her first donkey ride on lovely Ivy. The staff were so friendly and helpful.

Thank amor102
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place,so much to do and see and the love for the animals is amazing I highly recommend this place for everybody of all ages👍🏼😍

Thank Nik3Nak
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