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Highgate Ostrich Show Farm

#4 of 32 things to do in Oudtshoorn Features Animals
P.O.Box 94 | Volmoed, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 7115
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Huge fun

we did not know what to expect but really loved this tour . The guide was excellent and really... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mark w
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sydney
So much fun!

We booked the Ostrich tour and classic meal. The tour was very interesting and entertaining. We... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KareyK
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Yokohama, Japan
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Incubators, baby chicks, ostrich rides and feather crafts are among the attractions at this family-friendly farm.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • 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 yesterday

we did not know what to expect but really loved this tour . The guide was excellent and really informative. The ostrich feeding was very funny . My wife and eldest daughter got to ride ostriches . Really worth a visit!

Thank mark w
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked the Ostrich tour and classic meal. The tour was very interesting and entertaining. We were able to feed the ostriches and sit on the back of one. We were also lucky enough to ride an ostrich - a fast, crazy, fun ride -...More

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

Thanks Karey for this very beautiful feedback and high rating, we appreciate this! It was great to have you with us! I hope you enjoy the rest of your journey! Regards Johan

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad that we added this to the itinerary. What a great experience! We learned a lot about the ostriches and how they operate the farm. We got to hand feed them and get our picture taken on them. Both kids went for...More

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

Thank you Carolina for this very detailed and beautiful review, you are a star, we appreciate everything you have said! It is so great to see how the kids enjoy themselves here on the farm, especially the donkey cart drive and the ostrich riding which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had Ben as our guide and he was very informative and passionate about his work. If it wasn't for him I don't think I would enjoy the tour as much. We did the Traditional Ostrich Tour and Premier Meal package and was surprised at the...More

Thank asiantravelgirl
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this wonderful feadback. I will share this with Ben. Our breeding season is in process.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's one of the most known ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn. They offer a nice tour. They show you the breeding proces and you can ride an ostrich (I don't like that part)and they have a good restaurant. I

Thank WendyMaes
DeDennefarmacc, Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Wendy Thank you for visiting Highgate and your positive feedback. We appretiate this. I am glad you also enjoyed our lovely food. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Regards Johan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice place to go while being in Oudtshoorn. We learned about this animals, enjoyed feeding them, and riding them...such an experience. Nice stop in the Garde Rout.

Thank Norma O
DeDennefarmacc, Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this lovely feedback. We are appretiating this very much. I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Regards Johan

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great morning had with a tour guide who adjusted his tour to suite the little kids. He made it fun and exciting and my 4 year old son loved riding the ostrich. The donkey cart ride was a unexpected adventure for us all and put...More

Thank Elmarie G
DeDennefarmacc, Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this beautiful feedback and for visiting Highgate! We are glad that your family enjoyed all the exciting activities. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Regards Johan

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had a great experience at Highgate, and a big part of it is was knowledgable, funny and passionate guide - Danian. He told us so much about ostriches and ostrich farming. We also got to feed, pet and hold baby ostriches, as well as...More

Thank Ashley Galina W
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Ashley Thank you so much for this beautiful review and for visiting Highgate. Danian is a excellent guide! We appreciate all your positive comments, our clients love the tours and our restaurant, we are so blessed! We are looking forward to have you back...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This was a highlight of our trip! We learned so much about ostriches! We got to pet baby ostriches, feed ostriches, ride ostriches (but keep in mind we are petite asian american ladies) and then eat ostriches as well witness the arts and crafts that...More

Thank twirlhrr
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Visitor Thank you so much for this very beautiful feedback and rating, and for visiting Highgate Ostrich Farm. We are so proud of our tours and food at our Peppertree Restaurant. We hope to see you back again! Regards Johan

Reviewed 26 May 2017

A great place for young and old alike. You get a lot of information on Ostrich and you can buy Ostrich products here. Well worth the visit.

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DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Visitor Thank you very much for your beautiful review and rating! Thanks for visiting us, we appreciate this all. I am glad you had a good and exciting time with us. We hope you are enjoyng the rest of your holiday. 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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