Farmyard Zoo

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Not your typical zoo where animals are viewed from afar. Here, it is a hands-on experience with friendly animals.

Spanning across 10 acres, the Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo offers a wonderful retreat for kids and adults alike. This is not your typical zoo where animals are viewed from afar. Here, you can immerse yourself in a hands-on experience with various friendly animals, from the smallest guinea pigs to the majestic alpaca and everything in between.

The farmyard zoo is home to over 20 species of animals and birds. Whether you want to feed the playful goats, hold a bunny, admire the colourful peacocks, or pet the donkeys, you’ll be spoilt for choice. The zoo also houses exotic animals like emus and llamas, providing an educational experience about diverse species worldwide.

The Joys of Nature

Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo is more than just a place to meet animals—it’s a place to unwind and enjoy life’s simpler pleasures. Set in a tranquil and safe environment with expansive picnic areas, you can enjoy a leisurely meal amidst nature while the kids let off steam at the adventure playground.

Interactive Learning

For those keen to learn more, the zoo offers an ‘Animal Encounter’ experience, where you learn interesting facts about different animals, their habits and habitats. It’s a fun-filled adventure and an educational journey into the animal kingdom that is certain to leave a lasting impression on young minds.

Celebrate Your Special Days

Planning a birthday party or a special event? Look no further! Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo provides an exceptional venue for kids’ parties, group visits, and other events. With the ability to cater for groups and special arrangements for guided tours, the zoo ensures a fun and unique celebration.

At the core of Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo’s mission is a commitment to the well-being of all its animals. The team takes pride in providing a loving, safe, and clean environment for the animals, and their devotion is palpable in how the animals thrive.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, a trip to Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo offers a delightful respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Its inviting atmosphere, interactive animal encounters, and beautiful surroundings make it the perfect recipe for a fun-filled day you and your family will cherish. So why wait? Plan your visit to Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo now and be ready to create unforgettable memories!

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