Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo was established in Feb 2004, since then it has become recognized as one of the leading attractions for both tourists and school groups, in Hawkes Bay. Known for its unique atmosphere and educational opportunities the Zoo also provides a safe, clean environment with informative signage and limestone walkways.
Feeding the animals is a great delight when visiting the zoo, it encourages the animals to come forward for petting and many of the goats ,sheep, llamas & alpacas can be hand fed.
Pony rides have also been popular at the zoo, these are available for $5.00 each and are lead ponies around the zoo track suitable for 2 year old to adults.
HORSE RIDING LESSONS
- 2 hour lessons for $30.00. 7yrs to Adults. This includes 1 hour riding time and 1/2 hour either side saddling up , brushing etc, then putting your horse away. Lessons are run after school 3.30pm -5.30pm, Weekends 9am - 11am.
- 1 Hour Trek $65.00:
- Ride and Dine $85.00 plus meal expenses (Duration 2.5 Hrs)
- Tuki Tuki River Ride $135.00 (Duration 2.5 - 3 Hrs)
- Hill Country Treks $95.00 (2hrs duration)
Minimum of 2 x people - maximum of 6 x people.
Prices are per person and include a 30% Discount voucher into the Hawkes Bay Farmyard Zoo.
Riding helmets and basic riding instruction are supplied before departure.Please wear comfortable long pants and covered in shoes, no sandles or tramping boots and don`t forget your camera.
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