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Safari Ostrich Show Farm

#5 of 32 things to do in Oudtshoorn Features Animals
R328 Road | 6 KM From Oudtshoorn Towards Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 7312
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Safari Ostrich Farm, established in 1956, welcomes you to the ostrich capitol of the world - Oudtshoorn. On arrival, you will meet one of our professional guides, who will take you on an unforgettable tour, where you will learn more about these remarkable birds and their fascinating nature. The guided tour includes a fun ride on one of our tractors through a huge ostrich breeding camp with 18 adult breeding birds around you - a truly unique experience in itself. Safari Ostrich Show Farm is the first show farm in South Africa where the Kenyan Red and Zimbabwe Blue Ostriches as well as the local South African breed can be viewed.
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  • Average11%
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R328 Road | 6 KM From Oudtshoorn Towards Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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+27 44 272 7312

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We took a tour of the farm and it was very interesting. They 3 types of Ostrichs, they are Kenyan Red, Zimbabwe Blue, and South African. We feed them, visited the hatchery, and took plenty of pictures. They have a café were you can try...More

Thank RAY S
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to hear you enjoyed the visit to Safari Ostrich Farm so much ! Our tours allow for many photo opportunities and for interaction with the birds. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 6 December 2016

Learnt such a lot - close up experience with the ostrich family. Our guide gave us so much wonderful information about the history and life cycle of the ostrich and then I asked her about how they mate - she explained but then, two minutes...More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to know you had such a great time with us and found the tour fun and interesting. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Quite interesting to see but not the most engaging part of our tour we have done quite a lot during this tour and after doing the caves we probably could have done with an afternoon by the poolMore

Thank jacka
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! Oudtshoorn is the Ostrich capitol of the world and people rightly associate ostriches with South Africa and Oudtshoorn specifically like you would associate the Panda Bear with China and the Kangaroo with Australia. They are unique and very different....More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Our Slovenian visitor wanted to visit an ostrich farm so we accompanied him on the whole tour - history and information, ending with a delightful ostrich lunch at the restaurant. It was very informative and most enjoyable.

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and found the guided tour interesting and also enjoyed the lunch. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

We visited here as part of our trip around South Africa. It was very informative and I was impressed just how much effort was put into looking after these birds. After being shown various types we were allowed to touch them and those fly weights...More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world and when visiting our beautiful region one must explore these strange and beautiful birds and of course savour the Ostrich steak and local wines. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

well organized tours with many diferent Ostriches from all over the world. we learned a lot about these animals and had a lot of fun while feeding them. A young gilr from the Netherlands was small enough to have a ride and that was also...More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to know you had such a good time with us and had fun feeding these magnificent birds. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Our group enjoyed it all from the welcome to the lunch and even the sprinklers, we look forward to future dealings, Thanks Again!

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Safari Ostrich Farm so much. Thank you for your visit and feedback.

Reviewed 1 December 2016

I really enjoyed this informative tour... we had lunch at the cafe and would highly recommend it! So delicious. We also tried ostrich at other eateries around town but thought this was the best.:)

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I have done the show a few times since I was a kid when my parents took me there many moons ago. This trip around I took my 2 sons to go and see what the story was behind the ostrich farming and breeding. My...More

Thank Ewald B
Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Thank you for your review ! We strive to improve the tour for our visitors all the time and hence makes some slight changes to the guided tour so as to enhance the experience for our guests - our valued repeat customers appreciate the changes...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The guide was very informative and we learnt lots about ostriches. Visit doesn't take long could be combined with other activities in the area.More

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Billy E, Manager at Safari Ostrich Show Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Thank you for your review ! Our guided tours of the ostrich farm is about one hour long - we found that if it is much longer than this people struggle with the heat and also lose interest. You are therefore right in saying that...More

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Response from travella2016 | Reviewed this property |
We were on a group tour, I would presume if you were an individual or couple you could alter your booking but I would not take that for granted. I would check out their internet webpage & see if they have a contact email... More
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voyagelady
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Response from Jimmy L | Reviewed this property |
We went by car, dont know about tours. No race but you can feed, touch and ride them (age/weight limit)
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19 December 2016|
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Response from Billy E | Property representative |
Good Day , our definition of a child is : 4 years to 14 years of age. 3 years (toddlers) and younger are free of charge but we charge children's rate for the guided tour if the person is 4 to 14 years old.
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