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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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Fantastic experience

Went to Highgate with my family on a recent trip to Oudtshoorn. I can highly recommend this show... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SowetoExperiences
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Soweto, South Africa
Ostrich delight

Very good, informative and fun for all the family. Options of feeding the ostrich, sitting on them... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark S
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Preston, United Kingdom
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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%
Travellers talk about
“baby ostriches” (35 reviews)
“eggs” (75 reviews)
“feather dusters” (14 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

Went to Highgate with my family on a recent trip to Oudtshoorn. I can highly recommend this show farm. The guide we had was fantastic and the tour was very enjoyable and informative, my kids even had a ride on an Ostrich which they will...More

Thank SowetoExperiences
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Visitor Thank you so much for this beautiful feedback and for visited Highgate. I am glad your child had the opportunity to sit and ride on one of our lovely birds. The ostriches loves the interaction and attention they get from we as human...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good, informative and fun for all the family. Options of feeding the ostrich, sitting on them or watching them race. Good selection in the gift shop, and you can quite easily spend a few hours here, recommended.

Thank Mark S
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks Mark for your feedback and for visited Highgate. I hope you are enjoying the rest of your holiday. Looking forward to welcome you back on the farm. Best regards Johan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Highgate Ostrich Farm. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable and we learnt a lot about the ostriches and their environment. The kids had a lot of fun too. A must do visit in Oudtshoorn!

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

Dear Linda, thank you for your positive review. It is always nice to hear back from our visitors. Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mats our tour guide was fantastic . He made everything a lot more fun and interesting . Great place to visit . It's a must have on your bucket list . Services are great .

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

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your experience at Highgate. Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came away from this tour a little bit disappointed we expected to see a little bit more of the ostrich farm, the young chicks, rearing process etc. The guide was very knowledgable and answered everyone's question. We didn't enjoy the section when people were...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 9 year and 11 year old girls loved this outing! The ostrich riding was the highlight!! Informative tour guide!

Thank kim312659
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kim Wonderful to hear! Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After the visit and explanation about the ostrich farming we fed the ostrich which was great fun. We ha Tabitha as our guide and she was excellent. Afterwards we drive to smother part if the farm . You can practice seating or riding an ostrich...More

Thank Ronygr
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ron Thank you for your feedback. Wonderful to hear that we helped you in making memories that will last forever. Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Danien our guide was fantastic , very interesting tour with a sense of humour, learnt a lot of interesting facts about the ostrich, and how the farm works and the various employment . The making of the feather dusters, to the decorating of the eggs...More

Thank JayneAR
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jayne Thank you for your compliementing review. Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time spent at Highgate. Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 17 September 2017

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
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Riaan Thank you for your positive review. Was great meeting you all. Kind regards Johan

Reviewed 17 September 2017 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
DeDennefarmacc, Owner at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We as a team at Highgate try hard to give you a full ostrich experience. Kind 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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