Big Bird & Miniature Rare Breed Animal Petting Farm

Waitomo Big Bird Opening Hours

Enjoy an interactive, educational, intriguing and memorable New Zealand farm experience with our ostriches, emus and miniature animals.

Ostrich Tour: Get up close and personal with Victoria, the people-friendly ostrich. Oscar and the other big birds will check you out! Learn all the amazing aspects of this extraordinary bird.

Rooster Crow Tour (non-guest option) Petting Farm tour + Breakfast (Adults $20, $15 Child)

Worlds Largest Spinning Wheel

Enjoy a great New Zealand heritage experience for all ages.

3pm Daily - 1hr

  • Adults $10, Child $5, (Minimum show charge $50)
  • Enjoy a N.Z. heritage experience for all ages.
  • SEE: "The World's Largest Spinning Wheel" - built in 1979 by Ross Barnes and Stuart Davidson. Recognised by The Guinness Book of Records. Height: 3.6m (12ft) Weight 400kg (884 lbs) It took 6 months of spare time to build and is made up of 121 pieces of native timber.

Kiwiana Farm Show

  • Handmilk Cow
  • Separate Milk/Cream
  • Make & Taste Butter
  • Make & Taste Ice Cream
  • Make & Taste Ostrich Omelette
  • Handspin Wool, Alpaca & Llama fleece

Freephone: 0800 733 244

Ostrich Products

Cosmetic products - healing properties for eczema, arthritis and rheumatism.

  • Eggs $10-$25 (empty), $30-$40 (fresh laid in season)
  • Feathers
  • Big Bird vests, bags, wallets, belts, etc.
  • Ostrich oil products
  • Ostrich breakfasts $5

Great Location, Great View & Easily Found

  • 5 minutes to glowworm caves
  • 5 minutes to Otorohanga Kiwi House
  • 5 minutes to Otorohanga & Te Kuiti
  • 3 minutes to Waitomo Golf Course
  • 2 minutes to two restaurants

Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast & Miniature Animal Petting Farm
17 Waitomo Caves Road, SH 37, Otorohanga
Freephone: 0800 733 244 • Phone: +64 7 873 7459
Email: bigbird.bb@xtra.co.nzWebsite: www.waitomobigbird.co.nz