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Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo

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32 East Road, Hastings 4180, New Zealand
+64 6-875 0244
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Good place for small kids

My kid's really enjoy this place. Bring a picnic lunch. Get one or two of the $1 food cups to... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
mtngirl38
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Canada
Horrendous waste of money

We thought we would treat our children out to a lovely morning at the farmyard zoo and I have to... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
David and Troy S
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
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“farm animals” (11 reviews)
“pony rides” (9 reviews)
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32 East Road, Hastings 4180, New Zealand
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+64 6-875 0244
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"feed the animals"
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"farm animals"
in 11 reviews
"pony rides"
in 9 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 6 reviews
"wide range of animals"
in 3 reviews
"children love"
in 2 reviews
"animal food"
in 2 reviews
"great activity"
in 2 reviews
"play ground"
in 3 reviews
"walk around"
in 3 reviews
"great for kids"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful family"
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"great morning"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
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"hawkes bay"
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"lamb"
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

My kid's really enjoy this place. Bring a picnic lunch. Get one or two of the $1 food cups to feed the animals (1 or 2 per kid) and walk around and feed the animals (be sure to go through the gate into the second...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We thought we would treat our children out to a lovely morning at the farmyard zoo and I have to say we were nothing but disappointed. For $36 (including feed) we spent the majority of the time there with our kids on the playground which...More

Thank David and Troy S
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We were visiting from Australia and my daughter recommended that we take our granddaughter (3 yrs old) to this place. The photos on the website are not what we saw. The majority of the animal enclosures were filthy and quite a few of the animals...More

Thank Sharon B
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is ideal for families with small children. The children can get up close to a wide range of animals which are well cared for. They also enjoy the chance to ride a horse. Good play equipment. Great for grandparents to give the grandchildren a...More

Thank 46seacreature1
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I called in to give the kids a chance to see the farmyard animals. The place is small but great for young kids. Any bigger and they would get tired too quickly. Our daughter had a pony ride and both kids loved...More

Thank pjstravels
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

So many animals to see. Great opportunities for families to see and get up close to a range of different animals big and small. Love that children can lead and handle the animals. Also a playground for the childre n to play in. A great...More

Thank leoniehastings
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Been 4 times now, always great for the kids next time me and bby will do the horse ride, now she wants a rabbit. so much fun. I think even my 40+ year old cousin had a blast

Thank Melanie N
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and daughter went on a 1 hour trek which went through a local vineyard and the had a wonderful time. All the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. It doesn't claim to be London Zoo but it had a whole lot of...More

Thank Rogre
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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
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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
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