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Safari Ostrich Show Farm

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Safari Ostrich Farm, established in 1956, welcomes you to the ostrich capitol of the world - Oudtshoorn. On arrival, you will meet one of our professional guides, who will take you on an unforgettable tour, where you will learn more about these...more
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R328 Road | 6 KM From Oudtshoorn Towards Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, this is a farm and it was included in our holiday package but it was worth a visit. Quite an experience feeding the ostriches from a spoon. Opportunities for photos, standing on ostrich eggs ( not incubating ones! ) our guide answered any questions...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On the way there my wife and I was wondering what the difference was between a ostrich and a Emu, soon learned they where nothing alike, this was a very informative and interesting tour and some great items in the gift shop.More

Thank Gren1969
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review ! How amazing that your wife was wondering about the Emu vs Ostrich and then you see both of them on our guided tour of our farm. We have some Emus at Safari to show our visitors the vast difference...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to the farm as part of the itinery in a package holiday and wasn't sure what the expect - but what a fun day out! The ostriches are really interesting and funny creatures and through the tractor ride you got to learn more about...More

Thank salj123
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review ! Our unique tractor tour allows you to get really close to the big birds since you can, with the tractor, get inside their big camps and as you say they come really close to you. I am glad to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Carla did a wonderful job guiding us through the Ostrich farm. She gave us many information about everything regarding ostriches. We even could feed some ostriches, which was a lot of fun.More

Thank Arlette Z
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review ! Good to hear you enjoyed your visit and guided tour with Carla. We prefer to focus on the natural inter-action with the amazing birds and hence to not allow our visitors to ride ostriches at Safari - feeding the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I certainly recommend a visit, took about one hour on the tractor pulled trailer, very well attended by many people from all corners of the globe....Many picture opportunities and was not rushed as several previous commentators suggested at time of our visit....the guide was well...More

Thank John C
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review !! I am very glad to hear you had a fun and enjoyable visit to Safari Ostrich Farm. Ostrich leather is expensive - but it is top quality leather which is extremely strong and durable and will last you a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this Ostrich farm as the other one nearby suggested ostrich racing which we didn’t want to see. We thought we would be able to pay an entry fee and wander around some of the farm and that the tractor tour was optional. Yes,...More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review ! The ostrich industry in South Africa is very strictly regulated since it is an export orientated industry and South Africa pretty much controls the world market. There is bio-security regulations one has to adhere to if you have an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the morning package at 11 am with lunch included. The guide was entertaining, if a little non-PC with some comments, but overall very informative and answered all questions. The ostrich steaks were delicious and would recommend. The rest of the meal was a...More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review ! I am pleased to know you enjoyed your visit to Safari Ostrich Farm and that the tour was informative and entertaining. Ostrich steak, if prepared correctly, is not only delicious but also healthier than Beef Steak. Our portions are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Joining a tour of this farm is an excellent way to understand ostriches and how they live. It's very well done and the guides are very caring of their large birds. You'll see all you could wish - they also have emus and cassowaries for...More

Thank GlobalRover
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review ! I appreciate your comments with regards the quality of the guided tours we offer and also your observation about how much we care for our birds. Our ostrich leather shop has one of the widest ranges of leather goods,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend the tractor tour. Staff are knowledgeable and are very helpful and polite. Excellent service.

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review ! Glad to hear you found our unique tractor safari guided tour to be excellent and appreciate your sincere recommendation. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here as part of a group. Prior to our visit there had been rain so the tractor ride was out. We however were able to walk round outside the various enclosures and at a number of points there were feeding stations, which you...More

Thank George P
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! Ostriches are very interesting and unique animals who, as you mentioned, actually does not put their heads in the sand - that is a myth. I am pleased to know you had a good time whilst visiting us at...More

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Sonja K
26 August 2018|
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Response from Billy E | Property representative |
Dear Sonja - we do not offer ostrich riding on our farm - we prefer to focus on the natural interaction with the amazing birds- there is also no racing of ostriches done at Safari Ostrich Farm. - Billy Engelbrecht - Safari... More
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Radhika G
29 June 2018|
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Response from Gregory T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, i was just recently there, great place and great staff. Majestic birds!
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Claire M
12 October 2017|
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Response from Billy E | Property representative |
Hi- Our tours run every hour on the hour from 08h00 until 16h00 when the last tour of the day starts. You do not have to book but if you do book online via our website you will receive a discount on the tour rate... More
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