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“Great Value for Money!”

Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo
Gladstone, Australia
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4 reviews
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“Great Value for Money!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2012

This zoo, was excellent value for money, there were alot of farmyard animals. Ranging from Rabbits & Guinea Pigs through to Deer's & an Ostrich! I would definatly reccommend this to anyone in the Hawkes Bay area. At the shop there you can purchase food to hand feed the animals for only $1. You get to have a upclose experience with these animals.

Visited May 2012
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Osaka, Japan
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42 reviews
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“Fun to get up close to farm animals”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

We visited on a foggy Saturday morning. It was a lovely couple of hours. The place is not huge so it's fun for little kids. They can walk around easily without getting too tired. The animals displayed are interesting and different. I recommend getting the bag of food for the animals.

We wanted to try horse riding so got there early to do it - we were a little disappointed all the horses were being used for pony club so we had to wait awhile. The ride was short but the kids enjoyed it a lot and I think it only cost a few dollars.

You can take a picnic and even use the BBQ there - take something to sit on though as the picnic tables are also used by ducks, if you know what I mean.

We enjoyed the morning a lot but this place is not a slick operation, it has a lovely home-y feel to it.

Parking is available and free. It's also stroller friendly if you have one of those Phil n Ted's type strollers.

I also recommend wearing old clothes and gumboots - it's a little muddy and mucky in winter.

Visited August 2011
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“Excellent day out!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Great day out for all the family, friendly staff and good value for money.

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Cayman Islands
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9 reviews
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“Great for small kids!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

Was second time taking my small children to the Farmyard zoo. Always a great time and my little children fed the baby lambs and all the birds as well as most of the animals. Great day out for the family. You can also ride on pony's here too.

Visited December 2011
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