We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Safari Ostrich Show Farm

Features Animals
R328 Road | 6 KM From Oudtshoorn Towards Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 7312
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
A lovely place with wonderful staff!

The Safari Ostrich farm is a wonderful place to visit. These farmers really care about the health... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gregory T
,
Abilene, Texas
via mobile
2018 travels

Being in South Africa means a visit to an Ostrich Farm for a first hand review and understanding if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlie F
,
Banning, California
Read all 1,297 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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 remarkable birds and their fascinating nature. The guided tour includes a fun ride on one of our tractors through a huge ostrich breeding camp with 18 adult breeding birds around you - a truly unique experience in itself. Safari Ostrich Show Farm is the first show farm in South Africa where the Kenyan Red and Zimbabwe Blue Ostriches as well as the local South African breed can be viewed.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eggs” (137 reviews)
“tractor ride” (39 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (52 reviews)
LOCATION
R328 Road | 6 KM From Oudtshoorn Towards Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
CONTACT
Website
+27 44 272 7312
Write a ReviewReviews (1,297)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"eggs"
in 137 reviews
"tractor ride"
in 39 reviews
"ostrich steak"
in 52 reviews
"informative tour"
in 31 reviews
"ostrich leather"
in 23 reviews
"curio shop"
in 26 reviews
"great fun"
in 34 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 23 reviews
"weight limit"
in 12 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 10 reviews
"excellent tour"
in 11 reviews
"ostrich products"
in 13 reviews
"fun experience"
in 12 reviews
"great guide"
in 10 reviews
"cango caves"
in 15 reviews
"farm"
in 242 reviews
"birds"
in 131 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 940 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Safari Ostrich farm is a wonderful place to visit. These farmers really care about the health and welfare of their animals which are proud and magnificent. I was delighted to hear about cancelling riding activities, seems like a very humane decision. Very educational and...More

Thank Gregory T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being in South Africa means a visit to an Ostrich Farm for a first hand review and understanding if these amazing animals. Very instering and informative. Good information by our tour guide. Lunch was very good also.More

1  Thank Charlie F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review ! South Africa and in particular the Oudthoorn region is the ostrich capital of the world. They are truly amazing and interesting animals and I am pleased to hear you loved you Safari Ostrich Experience. Thank you for your visit...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group visit to the farm with amazing reception, lunch and tour. Thank you Billy and the team, great work, 18 extremely satisfied clients.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Reuben_Dan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to know you and your group had a amazing time with us and hope to see you again soon. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Safari Ostrich Show Farm is a do once experience. I can't imagine doing it twice. However, it was interesting to learn about these unique creatures. The guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly with humor. She showed us several interesting facts and trivia about the birds....More

Thank William J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to hear you found the guided tour interesting and the ostriches to be unique. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The farm is a fun place to visit if you want to see Ostriches. I recommend doing the tractor tour because that allows you to go through the pasture more nad be followed by the birds. you also can stand on an ostrich egg which...More

Thank Jedediah S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! Our ostrich tours is unique compared to those offered by the other farms in the sense that as part of the tour you go on a tractor through these big breeding camps with many adult ostriches around you -...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience. A first time adventure. Guide was very good. Learned a lot about Ostriches. You don’t think of them as a commercial business. But sale of meat and feathers supports the community at large. Decorative eggs are just beautifulMore

Thank HiltonHeadFisherman
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! Ostriches are so different to other animals and so unique and interesting and peculiar. I am very happy to hear you had a great experience and learned a lot about these incredible birds whilst visiting us. Thank you for...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area of South Africa has numerous ostrich farms. This one had been recommended to us and we weren’t disappointed. The place was beautifully kept and well organised. We had an hour’s guided tour which was very informative and interesting. I was delighted to hear...More

Thank Jane W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to know that you were not disappointed by your recommendation to visit Safari Ostrich Farm rather than another farm. I am also very pleased to know that you found our farm to be well maintained and...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We stopped for an excellent lunch, which was followed by a tour of the ostrich farm. The tour was highly informative. There was an opportunity to feed the ostriches. A large shop was also available.

Thank y_monaghan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! I am so pleased to hear we could pleasantly surprise you with you Safari Ostrich Farm experience. This is exactly our aim - to exceed our visitors' expectations. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is an opportunity to get up close and personal with these magnificient and yet somewhat amusing flightless birds. We were taken around the enclosures, allowed to hold and stand on their eggs, and even feed them. We were also taken on a tractor ride...More

Thank SubhrajitRoy123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! Ostriches like shiny objects and if you get very close to them they will try to peck at your ear-rings for example. The ostrich are not interested in biting you per se or being territorial bur wants the shiny...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We very much enjoyed learning about the ostriches and the farm from our knowledgeable and friendly guide, CJ. The tour was well organised and presented.More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Andrea_Holybourne
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ! I am happy to know you had a fun and informative time with us. Thank you also for the compliments about the lay-out and presentation of our guided tour. I will let C.J. know how much you enjoyed his...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Oudtshoorn
86 on Langenhoven Bed & Breakfast
23 reviews
5.34 km away
Van Riebeeck Hotel Conference
1 review
5.66 km away
Queens Hotel
392 reviews
5.78 km away
Turnberry Boutique Hotel
341 reviews
5.87 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Beans About Coffee
181 reviews
5.37 km away
Nostalgie
926 reviews
6.25 km away
Bello Cibo Restaurant
551 reviews
6.28 km away
The Colony
170 reviews
5.77 km away
Nearby Attractions
Highgate Ostrich Show Farm
777 reviews
3.87 km away
Meerkat Magic
135 reviews
4.03 km away
C.P Nel Museum
155 reviews
5.70 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Claire M
12 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
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
0
Votes
BabyG-inaBottle
19 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Billy E | Property representative |
Hi -I work at Safari Ostrich Farm and can tell you that this would be 100% fine - we are very flexible and if their are seats available on other tour to the one you booked for you are most welcome to join them. Billy... More
1
Vote
voyagelady
9 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Jimmy L | Reviewed this property |
We went by car, dont know about tours. No race but you can feed, touch and ride them (age/weight limit)
1
Vote
Google Translation
;