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Mangela Animal Touch Farm

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Address: Tzaneen, South Africa
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+27 15 304 3172

Mangela Animal Farm provides a superb entertaining environment for children...

Mangela Animal Farm provides a superb entertaining environment for children to touch, feel and interact with animals. We are home to a wide variety of animals ranging from exotic chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, donkeys, emus and many more. Mangela Animal Farm is the perfect place for parents to enjoy some time out with their kids!

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Kids outing

The kids really had a blast here. From the pony rides to the chu chu train, and all the rides are R10. I wouldn't bother with eating here. Cheese used in the sandwiches is of low... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Mpho m
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

The kids really had a blast here. From the pony rides to the chu chu train, and all the rides are R10. I wouldn't bother with eating here. Cheese used in the sandwiches is of low quality, the wine was terrible and the steak was OK. Strictly for the kids with no eating!

Thank Mpho m
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I left after waiting for 40 minutes for a sandwich and after having to go find someone to take the order.

Thank M S
Management response:

Good Afternoon I once again want to apologise for the poor service that you received from us. We are busy looking at options for a generator that will be big enough to carry us through power outages. In future we will also inform our patrons about the electricity situation and difficulties in the kitchen. Thank you for taking the time... More 

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57 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! This is the best animal farm I have ever been to. It is great for both adults and children. Children will be kept busy for a couple of hours. It is a big animal touch farm with the usual goats, pigs, donkeys, ponies, horses, cows, sheep etc. What is awesome is that there is no cover charge! They offer... More 

Thank Julie C
Management response:

Hallo There! Thank you so much for your beautiful review about us!! We absolutely love children, and if they are happy we are happy. We have a lot more plans for our Touch Farm, and hope to see you back soon again to enjoy all the new things that we have to offer soon. Have a lovely day! More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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88 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

it was actually more interesting than I expected it to be but really it's a kids activity. The surprise for me was the unexpectedly friendly bull who came over to the fence to be petted. I did so on his head and down to his nose. When I started to walk away, he followed me down the fence for more... More 

Thank bonnierdh
Management response:

Good Day. Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review. We are truly blessed to have these amazing animals on our farm. We hope to see you again soon. Regards More 

Tzaneen, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Mangela Touch Farm is a nice place to treat kids during the holidays and ideal place for kiddies parties Its also for

Thank jytjie
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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94 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Great experience with the family and our 5 year old son. He enjoyed the environment and running around with the animals. There is a nice play area, and a decent coffee shop. The food was good. Looks like they are renovating - it needs a bit of an update...

Thank j0766
Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Not enough animals to touch and some were not in very nice shape... the place is ideal for the small animal farm, many entertainments available for children-- shop is also quite nice, but the backside lounge for drinks is super pleasant.

1 Thank elc1957
Howick, South Africa
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is an ideal setting for the family or for grandparents to spend time with their beloved grandchildren!

Thank I9745MJamyl
Klerksdorp, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Like that you can buy some local products and they do have a verity of the in the shop. Worth a visit

Thank Johan J
Tzaneen, South Africa
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Unfortunately Mangela is looking quite rundown. Every time we go it looks worse, with less animals. Such a pity.

1 Thank Rob B

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