TO BOOK your visit

The BOOK HERE link is at the Bottom of this page

OPEN 364 days a year!

inc EVERYDAY of the SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

`Chick handling
Feed alpaca
Cow milking
Open paddock
holding rabbits is fun
close up baby and chick
I can milk a cow!

A day on the farm.....

WE ARE OPEN ... 7 days a week!!!  - You need to book in a time to visit.

We have created a very SAFE and FAMILY FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT for you to enjoy an outing with your loved ones.

This means we haven't only changed the way our sessions are run but also added a few new touches.

Limiting our session numbers and having parents monitor interactive activities will help in keeping you safe and our farm staff safe.

Please read the important information below before you book in your visit.

General visit session

Session length - 2 HOURS

INDOORS - The first 30 min

Interactive and hands on activities in our barn area. These activities are self guided by parents but a staff member will be there watching.

  • Cuddle baby chicks, fluffy ducklings and the cutest and softest baby rabbits

  • Have a go at milking our big dairy cow - I wonder who will milk her the best in your family!

OUTDOORS -1- 1.5 hours.

  • Self guided  walk around the farm if you purchased a feed bucket ($5.00 extra). Here you can hand feed over 200 animals! (30 min or longer)

  • Visit our NEW open paddock .. THE CHOOK YARD

  • Go free range in our OPEN PADDOCK.... yep you can go run with our goats!

  • Pony rides (if purchased)

  • Egg collecting coop (if purchased)

note: there is currently no bottle feeding in the general sessions due to our covid safe procedures _ Private encounters available

Our barn area is a shared zone with other farm visitors who book in the same session.

Your booking can be up to 10 people ONLY (not negotiable) inc adults, children and infants. (this is part of our COVID procedures and a government recommendation)

SESSION TIMES- We run several sessions are day each session is 2 hours.

The farm closes 2 hours after the last session that day. (This varies each day)

 

Booking are ESSENTIAL.

Booking link at the bottom of this page

Cost- $20.00* per person (adults and children) - over 12 months old

(infants- under 12 month old must be booked in however not charged entry)

*MUST BOOK ONLINE ( below)

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ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

Private sessions in a separate area of our barn

Baby Goat Encounter

Do you LOVE baby goats?

This encounter is for you spend some time with our littlest goats on the farm. Watch them play and give them their bottle of milk.

Pat a Pig Encounter

What about if you LOVE Pigs

Yep, that is right you get to spend some time with a little piggies. Scratch them and play with them and get up close and see how much they absolutely LOVE human interaction.

Our animal encounters are LIMITED and are not always available. See the booking site for availability or call or email us.

Cost (each encounter) $50 for up to 4 people and $10 per person after. (surcharge on public holidays apply) 

NOTE: each encounter ADDS 20 minutes to your session time.

On the day extras

  • Feed Bucket $5.00 each - these are about 3 litres full of yummy animal food for everyone in your family to have a turn..

  • Pony Rides $5.00 each - Suitable for 1 year olds up to 6 yr olds - it is advised that you bring along your childrens bike helmet. Parents will also be required to load and unload your child.

  • Diggerzone tokens - $5.00 each - Our indoor machines can be used however it is no more than 10 people at a time in the indoor room. All machines will have disinfectant spray and wipes that can be used by parents to wipe down the machine before use however after each session we will also clean.

  • NEW - EGG COLLECTING $10 per dozen eggs- we will "hide" the eggs for you to collect straight into a egg carton! this will take place in our in our brand new chicken coop area. Then you can take your eggs home! 

KIOSK OPEN - Weekends, school holidays and Public holidays only

coffee, delivered daily sandwiches and panini, hot chips, nuggests,cold drinks & snacks

Important Information

  • PAYMENT - to be made at point of entry cash or cards accepted- note CARDS have a 2.2% surcharge

  • PUBLIC HOLIDAY BOOKINGS 20% surcharge on all bookings

  • 1 contact per booking is required to log their details including full name and phone number 

  • We are unable to take group bookings of more than 10 people including adults, children and infants, this is non negotiable

  • Visitors will be asked to sanitise hands upon entering the farm... along with several times throughout your visit.

  • BBQ area is out of use

  • Picnic tables are able to be used during your session

  • All eggs collected are free range and stamped for human consumption

  • Allergy advice- The farm contains most allergens inc dairy, wheat, egg, nuts , sesame, dust, feathers ect - Please let us know on arrival if an allergy is a concern we will advise you if there is anything we can do to make your visit more comfortable.

SOCIAL DISTANCING and REGULAR HAND WASHING along with following our guidelines will help create a very happy and fun outing for your family.

IMPORTANT Covid -19 Information

Please DON'T visit us if

No online payments

Pay in venue on the day -cash or card

Please bring your booking confirmation with you

YOU DO NOT PAY ONLINE 

© 2019 by Golden Ridge Animal Farm.