Highgate Ostrich Show Farm, Oudtshoorn

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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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  • An hour and a half Ostrich farm tour with Ben as our guide, gave us great insight and knowledge about this marvelous animal. It's a privilege to have a place like Highgate Ostrich farm not too far...  more »
  • We visited this ostrich farm in february in the afternoon. It was recommended by some friends of ours and I must admit beforehand I was not so interested in ostrichs, but that was proven wrong. The...  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.

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