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Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

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P.O.Box 94 | Volmoed, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 7115
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Educational visit for Tourism Professionals

We recently visited Highgate on an educational excursion from Mossel Bay. Compliments to Lisa and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Riaanjordaan
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Super fun! A great place!

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with smiles. Our guide was excellent. His talk was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Farnhamhome
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Incubators, baby chicks, ostrich rides and feather crafts are among the attractions at this family-friendly farm.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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P.O.Box 94 | Volmoed, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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+27 44 272 7115
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently visited Highgate on an educational excursion from Mossel Bay. Compliments to Lisa and Team for a very informative visit! Highgate is one of the must-do visits when in Oudthoorn!

Thank Riaanjordaan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with smiles. Our guide was excellent. His talk was spontaneous, he was extremely knowledgeable and he had a genuine interest and care for the ostriches. We felt that he wasn't just doing a job, but that he...More

Thank Farnhamhome
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There isn't much else to do in Oudtshoorn so this is the highlight of the trip. They show you the egg and feather factory. The baby chicks and the incubators. They also let you sit on an ostrich which is standing in a wooden frame...More

Thank DoctorGCP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this experience!! Learned so much about these birds. They were so entertaining, and very well cared for. Being an animal and bird lover, I could see that these birds were healthy. They were a little intimidating, but fascinating to observe. My 2 teens...More

Thank CherylJax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I spent a few hours at Highgate and enjoyed every part. Our guide was both entertaining and informative and the experiences with the Ostriches themselves were great. Highgate is one of the few Ostrich farms that allow sitting and riding on Ostriches...More

Thank n0am2017
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Visitor Thank you so much for visited Highgate and for this great feedback. It is great when you get such positive feedback. I hope you are enjoying the rest of your holiday. Best regards Johan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from holland and asked the guide 'Dannan America' to do the tour in African language. Because we were very early we had a private tour. He speaks slow so we can understand him, because african language looks a lot like Dutch. It was...More

Thank frank_lammers88
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Frank Thank you so much for this very beautiful feedback and for visited Highgate. Danian is a very goo guide who loves his job! I will forward your review and thanks to him. I hope you are enjoying the last part of your holiday...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Highgate! Our tour guide Matt was fanastic! He did the tour in Afrikaans, English and German, effortlessly and with style. Highly recommend.

Thank lindseyloubird
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Lindsey for this beautiful feedback and high score, we as team appreciate it. Best regards Johan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here we learnt about the Ostrich and what it provides. From feathers to skins, meat to eggs. The science behind the maturing and eventual birthing of the birds. We went away with a thorough understanding of how the eggs are screened, analyzed and those that...More

Thank marc-hirschowitz
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Visitor Thank you for this beautiful and detailed feedback. The most important is that you had a wonderful time with us. We are very proud of what we have accomplished here at Highgate. The tours are special, our food compete with the best in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Twenty years ago we visited this farm and this year we visited it again with our two teenagers. It was a very interesting tour about the ostriches and how the life. You can sit sit and even ride on them if you wish. We ha...More

Thank Christophe H
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank Chrisophe for this beautiful feedback and for visited Highgate Ostrich farm. Enjoy the rest of your tour here in SA, Best regards Johan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place. Tour excellent followed by fun opportunity to ride ostrich and watch a very short race. You can feed ostrich. Has a nice outdoor sitting area to grab a coffee. Also offers lunch which is very nice. There is a set menu or al...More

Thank Barbados0506
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Barbados Thank you so much for this great feedback and the high rating, we appreciate this very much. I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday here in SA. Best regards Johan

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janetwood1001
30 March 2017|
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Response from DeDennefarmacc | Property representative |
Good morning, no , you do not need to buy tickets in advance, you can also enjoy delicious food in our restaurant before or after the tour.
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Neel219
18 June 2016|
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Response from Jmt1971 | Reviewed this property |
Highgate has quite a number of tours per day and I don't think you will have a problem if you go the following day. You can call them to confirm your booking but if you fail to do that just try to be there in the morning... More
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sashatrading
6 May 2016|
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Response from MarcandLauraB | Reviewed this property |
Hi the farmsite is really good and interesting but we were only visitors so you would need to ask them about a monthly purchase.
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