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“Comfortable stay with the activities being the highlight”
Review of Flying Cow Ranch

Flying Cow Ranch
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Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed July 7, 2012

This was our first stop on a round-island tour of Taiwan. The ranch buildings were clustered around a central core, with the accommodation block being on the higher part of the hill. It was a short walk bringing our luggage up. Being higher up on a plateau, there was quite a good view of the surrounding countryside from an open area on the ranch. There were also some cheesy decorations in this area.

The air felt very fresh and unpolluted. A short loop walk around the farm would take about 20-30 minutes, and would pass by the Jersey cows from UK and the black-and-while cows from Holland. These are all reared for milk, and there is a milking session every morning. There are also goats, sheep and ducks on other areas of the ranch. One particular view near the start of the walk looked like it could be in the farmlands in UK or Australia.

The DIY activity on our night after dinner was making pastry - like a Japanese mochi. While this was baking, the host led a few party games, mainly for younger kids and the young-at-heart.

The room was adequate, with enough space for a triple. There was free wi-fi in the lobby area, and also 2 computers with internet access. Vending machines in the lobby also sold drinks and instant noodles for late-night hunger pangs.

If you have younger kids (age 4-11) this would be a nice place to spend about 2 days. There isn't much in the immediate area so you would be limited to the ranch if you didn't have your own transport.

7  Thank kspace
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Visit to this farm was part of the package tour.
The kids love this itinery the most, there are activities like, feeding the goats and other small animal, trying to milk the cow, DIY cookies baking.
The room is spaciaus with 2 double bed, it comes with their signature welcome drink - MILK.
The air is fresh with lots of greenery surrounding the farm.

1  Thank jusl
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

There are both DIY activities (ice cream, cookies making, art painting etc) and lovely mini farm with horses, cows, rabbits, ducklings at the ranch area where kids can hand feed theses animals at a small fees (NTD 50). At least half a day can be spend at this farm with abundant activities for the entire family.
Other amenities include accommodation, BBQ, milk souvenirs shops etc.
Must try the milk and the caramel milk pudding!

1  Thank Cheyenne_78
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Reviewed December 21, 2011

We love the stay, all 4 days and 3 nights of it. We booked the double-storey 6pax room. It is relaxing and enjoyable. Our kids have a great time with the DIY & the many activities at the ranch.

Here's the summary of the good and the bad:

- nicely furnished country-styled rooms, very warm and comfy.
- relatively new facility
- daily ration of fresh milks (1bottle per person) - we find the malt favor better compared to the fresh milk.
- air is fresh, full of flora and fauna.
- big open, rolling countryside along a running stream.
- the cows, goats, ducks are housed far away in their respective barns which is situated at least 1km away, so there's no smell normally associated to a farm.
- there's a mountain hiking trial, so come with proper shoes if you want to do a bit of hiking.
- DIY activities are fun for the kids. The sponge butter cake is a good treat.
- The room on the upper floor leads to a patio, great for afternoon tea.
- The farm staffs are although fairly young, all were very well trained and friendly. Their service is splendid !

- Very weak WiFi inside the room, but the signal is strong at the living room.
- All DIY activities can be covered in a day leaving with nothing really much to do. Should have brought a football or kites for the kids to play in the open field.
- There's only 3 restaurants , so not much variety for food..
- The free breakfast spread is horrible, although the grounded coffee is decent enough.

8  Thank dtsc
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Reviewed November 11, 2011

we arrived on a sunday afternoon and the place was teeming with people. a very popular spot for the taiwanese indeed. no problem we thought, its the weekend and we were prepared for this... alls well... until we were led to our room. we weren't expecting any five star facilities for sure... but we're very particular about cleanliness. the room was definitely not done up to expectations. balls of hair on the floor (a p***c hair on the toilet switch!?! Eeewww), duvets were dusty, room smelled musty..... the dining room next to the main reception area was where we had dinner and unfortunately it had similiar hygiene standards....which probably sealed the deal for us... walked over to the recep and asked to cancel our second nights stay (we were originally booked for 2). we had to forfeit a part of our deposit.... but heck... anything to get over our massive dissappointment.

5  Thank whereverimayroam
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