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Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm

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Address: Nickerson, KS
Phone Number: 8884898039
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Fantastic family time

My niece and her two children age eight and ten stayed for two nights. I travel extensively and don't know that I have been more impressed by a motel. I was a little leery when it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

My niece and her two children age eight and ten stayed for two nights. I travel extensively and don't know that I have been more impressed by a motel. I was a little leery when it was booked because I have seen exotic animal farms before and the animals did not look healthy and the pens dirty. This place was... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was our second time there. Make sure you call in advance to book a tour whether you are staying the night or not. They do not accept drive up customers for tours. We stayed in the Savanna room this time and it slept 10 of us. It is ideal for 8 people. The evening and morning tours was great... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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102 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Definitely an interesting place - I mean you're in the middle of Kansas and you can see giraffes and kangaroos up close (and all sorts of other animals, but really - who gets to feed a giraffe and kangaroo by hand?) The tour is probably worth it - you get to spend some time with the animals, and you can... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

You can enjoy Hedrick's two ways: Stay overnight in their Bed & Breakfast or book a tour of the property only. A group of us decided to stay the night. I will be honest, I really didn't think this place was going to be very interesting, I assumed they wouldn't have more than a handful of animals and nothing to... More 

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Hutchinson, Kansas, United States
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is fun for any age. Each room has a different theme and are different sizes etc. Upon arrival we got settled into our rooms and got to go on a hayride. We had snacks in the roomy dining room and got a tour of the S.American animals. We got to feed the animals apples and sweet potatoes. We were... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hedrick's is the the perfect little getaway for a short weekend. We stayed at the bed and breakfast which also includes the tour of the farm. We got the camel room and it was very nice! I think it's a cute idea to have animal names for all of their rooms. You can literally pet and touch all of the... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

What a unique and wonderful place. Where else can you feed a giraffe and he give you a kiss or ride a camel?? These animals are well cared for and the personnel maintain a deep personal attachment to the animals it appears. My 6 and 8 year grandchildren enjoyed it and said it was better than most zoos because you... More 

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Goodland, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I just got home from our stay at the Hendricks exotic animal farm. We had a great time. The education value alone was worth the trip. I loved how these animals were treated with respect and kindness, beast of burdens they may be, they have the life. The staff was great and I had the honor of meeting Mr. Hendricks... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is both a working farm and a Bed and Breakfast. Myself and my 6 yr.-old grand daughter spent 1 night at the B&B. I rented "The Ostrich Suite" that had a separate room that contained a full-size hot tub. It was fun--but something like this is suited way more to being outside---too humid and hot in an interior room... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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105 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We stopped here with our kids on a road trip through Kansas, and did the one hour tour -- well worth the time and money. The animals range from normal farm critters like sheep, goats and chickens to giraffes, camels, zebras, kangaroos, ostriches and more. (They have a teacup potbelly pig who has free range of the office building who... More 

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