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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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beautiful ostriches

V nice visit to the ostrich farm , informative tour, genuine ostrich leather bags n eggs to buy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
taj111
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Fun Ostrich Rides!

We came here just to ride the ostriches after finding out the other ostrich farm we were at had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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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“adult birds” (6 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 4 days ago

V nice visit to the ostrich farm , informative tour, genuine ostrich leather bags n eggs to buy , Can feed the ostriches, sit on them , take a ride too , also enjoy the ostrich race done by their workers , liked it a...More

Thank taj111
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Visitor Thanks for visited Highgate and your positive feedback! It was a honor for us to have you with us to enjoy a lovely family day together. Regards Johan

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here just to ride the ostriches after finding out the other ostrich farm we were at had stopped their ostrich rides shortly before our arrival and we were extremely disappointed about that. We did really enjoy our farm tour at the other place,...More

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

Dear Visitor Thank you so much for all your positive feedback and for visited us! We are the only ostrich farm that still do the ostrich riding as we believe it is fun and everyone enjoys themselves. We are very strict on the weight limit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant informative tour, loved the Ostrich racing and feeding them. Bought a few souvenirs from the shop.More

Thank Grant S
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Grant Thank you for visited Highgate and your positive feedback and high score, we as team appreciate it. I am glad you had some fun with us as well as a lot of information about our ostriches and the industry that you can take...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really 1,5 hour of visiting a farm , with a perfect speaker like Hermes , everything was explaind in full detail and with a generous sense of humour Great walk around the farm, then a ostriche ride for both kids and really , the better...More

Thank peter D
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Peter for this wonderful feedback and high score, we appreciate it!! We at Highgate try to give a wow experience to our visitors, and with our warm hearty and friendly staff it is not difficult let everyone feels at home when they visit us....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We havent been here for a good 10 years and well some places dont change for the better because its good old down on the farm ambiance that is great. All done at its own pace, great fun was had.

Thank Grant M
DeDennefarmacc, General Manager at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Grant for visiting Highgate and this great review and high score. We as team really appreciate this feedback. We hope to see you and your family back. Regards Johan

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben our guide was very informative and friendly with good knowledge of ostriches. On this trip (R154 for adult and R133 for kids) we saw ostriches, informed about feathers, leather, meat. Held the eggs, fed the birds, saw the chickens, had a chance to sit...More

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

Dear Visitor Thank you so much for this great review and high score. I am glad you had a good time with Ben, he is an excellent guide, as the other guides as well. They have a passion for their work and enjoy the tours...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid 154 rand per person for a one & half hour tour of the farm. Our guide Granwell was informative & enthusiastic. We got to feed the ostriches & I sat on one but I didn't have a ride on them as I was...More

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

Dear Emily Thank you for visiting Highgate and for your feedback. I am glad you had a good time with Grandwill, our guide, very enthusiastic person! Our weight restrictions is 75kg for riding as well as sitting on the birds!! We have a policy regarding...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is considered one of my best trips in South Africa! 🇿🇦 Everything we learned and experienced was new! Our tour guide was the amazing "Jasmine". She was very informative and told us so much information about ostriches, their eggs, feather, and life. We held...More

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

Dear Tarneem Thank you for this beautiful and hearty feedback and all the comliments, we really appreciate this. Thanks for visited Highgate, we are so thankfull that our visitors really having a joy able time with us . I hoe you enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited fairly early one Sunday morning in July which is the quiet season. The regular tour guides were not available so we were lucky enough to be shown around by the farm foreman who was a very knowledgable and friendly guy who seemed to...More

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

Dear Visitor Thank you for this great feedback and high score, we appreciate it! You were entertained by Hermes, our French speaking guide from the Congo, a very dynamic and warm hearty person. (He is not the farm foreman, but one of our excellent guides!)...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Mark Thank you for visiting Highgate and for this very nice review and high rating. Our guides are all qualified and are really good and love what they are doing. Enjoy the rest of your holiday. 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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