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Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo

Features Animals
32 East Road, Hastings, New Zealand
+64 6-875 0244
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Always a great visit!

Make sure you take sunblock, water and a sunhat as there is very little shade as you wander around... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2016
Sweet little farmyard

I am a serious animal lover so I fully enjoyed this place. There are loads of animals to feed and... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Masterton, New Zealand
via mobile
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
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“pony rides” (9 reviews)
“farm animals” (9 reviews)
32 East Road, Hastings, New Zealand

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Make sure you take sunblock, water and a sunhat as there is very little shade as you wander around. But well worth the visit!

Thank KirstyR_NZ
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I am a serious animal lover so I fully enjoyed this place. There are loads of animals to feed and interact with. They all seem happy and friendly. Everyone we met who worked here was knowledgable and helpful. It was reasonably priced and you could...More

Thank EmmaTauranga
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This little zoo is quite good would go there any time . A lot of small animals . Different from what we have seen

Thank Ammar40
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I really want to write positive things about anywhere in Hawke's Bay. As a local, I want to support our businesses & local places, however, it's embarrassing to advocate for a place that is obviously run so shoddily. Where to start -- OK the price...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Visited the farm recently and commented to one of the ladies how young lambs had been in a pen for sometime in the sun with no shade and water - response not all farmers provide shade and water to their animals. In such a situation...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Overpriced and understaffed on the days we have visited. $5 for a 5 min pony ride is too much. The ride could be ten minutes. The young Volunteers who work there are lovely but there seems to be a lack of support and communication from...More

Thank Rachel c C
Reviewed 25 November 2015

No dramas with the farmyard animals. Would recommend it, reasonably priced. We also did the horse ride each, 1 hour for $70 each. After stating that I'd never ridden a horse before, I still had to ask for basic instruction like how to make the...More

Thank Kiralee R
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

A neat place to visit. Loved the friendly Llama. Definitely some interesting creatures to see at this place with plenty of personality! Great to see lots of others visiting too.

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 13 November 2015

IF you are looking for a great 1/2 day adventure to give the children a break from long drives, then Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo is the place to go. If you are in the local area, be sure to stop in. It is affordable, clean...More

Thank Janelle1981
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I've always wondered about this place, so simply decided to call in. Wasn't expecting much because it was me and another adult visiting but was pleasantly surprised. I actually quite enjoyed wandering around feeding all the animals, and got some quite nice photos. Wasn't to...More

Thank Draco_Malfoy
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