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Will's Rare Breeds Farm

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4714 North Coast Rd, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 448 745 696
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Excellent and unique experience!! Will is so friendly and knowledgeable - not just the "rare... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roger T
Great visit - felt in love with farm life.

Thanks to Will the lovely farmer from Stokes Bay 🤗 I had a fantastic time learning about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa-Marie2405
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The Rare Breeds Farm is a unique collection of rare and unusual breeds of domesticated farm animals, many on the brink of extinction and not on public displays any where else in the world. Come on down and take a tour of the farm and learn more about these interesting and rare animals.
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4714 North Coast Rd, Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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+61 448 745 696
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and unique experience!! Will is so friendly and knowledgeable - not just the "rare breeds" but also the common animals. It is an eye opener with all the hardwork that he puts in, demonstrating his passion and enthusiasm in this field. It is an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Will the lovely farmer from Stokes Bay 🤗 I had a fantastic time learning about the different breeds and especially that all animals have a beautiful life with you. I can highly recommend 🐮🐷🐔🦆🐑🐏🐂Wills farm tour. ❤️ thanks again

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Well worth a visit. The owner is friendly and so full of interesting information. We actually had no idea about the 'rare breeds' of farm animals and this is really important to know a bit about. Fun, authentic and a great way to spend a...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Will is an excellent host, full of knowledge & enthusiasm about his rare animals. You are able to meet & pat the animals & it's just lovely to be on a farm where the farmer is so passionate about his animals. Well worth a visit!

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

How do we reconcile treatment of animals with the commercial realities of animal husbandry? What is the role of the farmer and what questions should consumers asking? If you are interested in where your food comes from and how it arrives on your plate ,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Will was a fantastic host with extensive knowledge about rare animal breeds. It was nice to be able to touch and interact with the animals and there was plenty of selfie opportunities with them. The kids in the group also had a great day and...More

1  Thank Bi_farmershaun
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Knowing little of farming in general let alone the importance of rare breeds, we weren't quite sure what we would make of our visit to Will's farm. However, no prior interest or knowledge was necessary of course as Will's passion for the rare breeds was...More

1  Thank Heather L
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Will is the best host on the Island and bends to your requests and questions with terrific enthusiasm. All ages enjoy this experience viewing breeds that are dying worldwide. His stories of acquisition are legendary. The views are amazing and its the sunniest spot on...More

1  Thank chrishelcoombe
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We drove all the way out there, some distance from where we were staying, to find them shut. You have to ring beforehand to make an appointment??? More prior info would be good.More

3  Thank Gloria F
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William M, Owner at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

All official advertising for the farm; website, posters & brochures clearly state to "book a tour". There is little more I can do beyond that to make people aware. The reason for needing to book is to prevent the very situation that occured for you....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this attraction and really loved it. Will was exceptional with his knowledge and passion on preserving rare breeds. It was informative and the work Will does is amazing. Well worth the visit, even just to support a dedicated person and the work he...More

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