Waitomo Big Bird & Miniature Animal Petting Farm, Otorohanga

5.0
#4 of 6 in Outdoors in Waikato Region
Farm Tourist Spot
Discover a farm with one of the smallest animals in the world as well as the world's biggest birds at Waitomo Big Bird & Miniature Animal Petting Farm. This tranquil bed and breakfast hosts ostriches, emus, and 50 miniature rare-breed animals amidst New Zealand's landscape. See llamas, alpacas, and ponies playing around the ranch. The animals are friendly and cooperative for photos. The owner is generous with her time and will give you food pellets to feed the animals. Waitomo Big Bird & Miniature Animal Petting Farm is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Otorohanga Edition.
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  • We had a spontaneous visit to the petting farm and were welcomed with open arms. The animals are clearly adored and very friendly. It was an incredible experience to come up close to some interesting ...  more »
  • Easy to find, parking on site. Friendly hosts. Comfortable quiet accommodation in house or in cottage units in garden. Miniature animals and ostriches around in adjacent fields.  more »
  • Enjoyed it, although a little disorganised. We had booked at the local tourist office, and this seemed to irritate the host (presumably they get a cut), and she didn't seem to have been expecting us, ...  more »

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