Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Oudtshoorn

4.3
Farm · Tourist Spot
Meet the largest birds on the planet at Highgate Ostrich Show Farm. Opened since 1938, the compound quickly became a place of entertainment and education, dedicated to breeding and protecting these big birds. Go on a guided tour through the ranch to learn about the birds' habits and way of life, and wrap up your visit at the curio shop, selling a variety of ostrich products, decorations, and souvenirs. Make Highgate Ostrich Show Farm a part of your Oudtshoorn vacation plans using our Oudtshoorn day trip planner.
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  • Our visit to Highgate Ostrich Show Farm was a fascinating experience delivered by some outstanding staff. Our tour guide, Ben, had great passion and knowledge and his presentation had us enthralled...  more »
  • A very good tour, informing us of everything happening on a working ostrich farm as well as educating talks about all aspects of the ostriches. We had an excellent breakfast at their Pepper tree...  more »
  • The guide who took us along this very thorough ostrich farm visit and shared with us valuable information in French (we were mostly French speaking) regarding the ostrich breeding process, the types.....  more »
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  • Very nice place to visit. We did the guide tour when they should us the howl farm and let us hold and pick up the baby ostrich ,and let us feed the big Ostrich out of your hand. Ostrich is very well looked after and well fed. They also have a big shop you can buy feathers dusters and ostrich skin from and even ostrich eggs. I will visit the farm again.
  • Wasn't sure about visiting this place as l thought it would be boring, but one of our party was very keen so l went along. lt was excellent the guide very informative we handled the three week old Ostriches fed the adults, and I rode on the back of one.
  • Had a great experience on the guided tour of the working farm. The guide was well informed and friendly. The restaurant on site serves a great variety of food and the outside coffee bar is a welcome oasis. Do visit and experience the oldest working ostrich farm in oudshoorn.
  • Great knowledge guide. Staff friendly and good facilities. Great for families with kids, definitely a must see!
  • What a lovely place. Unfortunatley the power was off when we were there but still had a great time.

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