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Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm

Nickerson, KS
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Nickerson
Type: Farms
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Wichita, Kansas, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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

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Madison, Wisconsin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Wichita, Kansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

with the animals and the family/emmployees were very nice. I did kind of question weather this is the best way to keep animals. They seem happy and healthy. kids love this place.

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Topeka, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Want to get up close and personal with animals? This is the place for you!! You are allowed to interact with the animals twice during your stay - once in the evening and then again in the morning. You can watch the animals from the bed and breakfast house or walk around. You have the opportunity to see peacocks, camels,... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

Well worh the money. Each room has a different animal theme and the staff is very nice and informative. The place and animals are well taken care of and have lots of space to roam but you can see the animals from anywhere you go, no hiding spots.

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Parkville, Missouri
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We arrived in the early evening to Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm. We received a mini tour and the kids had an opportunity to feed kangaroos and giraffes. We were given a snack and the kids spent time in their game room were weconversed with other guests. In the morning we were greeted with a full home cook breakfast and then... More

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Exotic is very true - the opportunity to feed and interact with kangaroos, giraffes, zebras, camels, horses, and more is incredible. We stayed in the Zebra room and it was decorated so cute! And their "all inclusive" is really all-inclusive. No extra fees charged on at the last minute. The kids got a huge kick out of the whole experience.... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

This place is amazing! I went over the weekend with some friends and had a blast. We stayed at the bed and breakfast so we got 2 tours with the animals. No animal was off limits for petting. Our guide gave us sweet potato chips to feed the kangaroos the first night. The kangaroos were friendly and receptive to people.... More

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