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Animal Farm

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Animal Farm, New Zealand

Lovely place! Many animals to feed and interact with. The staff were very friendly and hosted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great fun for all!

We were the first to enter which was great as we missed the crowd. Great fun, lots of variety and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Nelson, New Zealand
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“baby animals”(4 reviews)
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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.
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389 Gardner Valley Road, Upper Moutere, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
+64 3-543 2211
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Am amazed that this place have had such good reviews as the overwhelming impression we came away with was that the animals were not treated with the respect they deserved but just used as cute petting animals for kids. Yes, there were a lot of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 8moac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place! Many animals to feed and interact with. The staff were very friendly and hosted several activities. We got some goat and sheep slobber on our hands but overall it was a great experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KeaTui123
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were the first to enter which was great as we missed the crowd. Great fun, lots of variety and the walk around the park made sure we got our exercise in for the day. Patting the little lambs and goats was awesome fun, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sherpa829084
Reviewed 23 October 2018

A great place to take children for a few hours. We had planned to go there for a couple of hours and ended up staying all afternoon. We could have stayed longer, especially our daughter. Our daughter (6) had a great time interacting with and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank angelaruegger
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great place to visit with the kids. You can get very hands-on with the animals, and there are often baby animals too. We bottle fed the lambs and goats, and got to see the baby highland cow. You can buy animal feed pellets for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tuesdaygrlnz
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Two children, 11 & 9, vote this a great place to visit. There are tame animals wandering everywhere and you are allowed in the paddocks with many of the animals and birds who mob you for food. We fed and cuddled the baby goats, my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank arimmer2018
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Low cost with a variety of farm animals who were all very friendly. Staff we helpful and relaxed. The baby pigs and goats were particularly friendly and loved lots of cuddles. Highly recommend this for a cheap and fun few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vjrichardson
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 822gemmar
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mandawicks1982nz
travelling_kiwi63, Owner at Animal Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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