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Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm

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Address: Nickerson, KS
Phone Number: 8884898039
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A bit of Africa in Kansas

We came for a school field trip. We had a very knowledgeable tour guide who took us around to see and pet and feed a variety of animals. They have camels, including the rare... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2016
Uniquely Y
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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We came for a school field trip. We had a very knowledgeable tour guide who took us around to see and pet and feed a variety of animals. They have camels, including the rare white camels, zebras, emu, ostrich, giraffe and much more. Most the animals are very friendly and we were allowed to walk in the pen with the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

You can take a tour here that lasts an hour or more seeing lots of animals you may not have heard of. Part of the tour is seeing, feeding, and learning about the animals. Feed the giraffes, kangaroos or ride the camel or pony. The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. One can also stay here in the bed and... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The bed and breakfast is wonderful. The balcony surrounds the building and you can view the land full of exotic animals. We watched a turkey chase ostridges baby zebras at play, watch the giraffs. The animals are bottle fed and used to people so you can feed the girraff and kangaroos. The Bed and Breakfast has glass windows where you... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

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 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

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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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 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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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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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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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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