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Waitomo Big Bird Bed & Breakfast

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17 Waitomo Caves Road Rd 7, Otorohanga 3977 New Zealand See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ended up staying here due to last minute change of plan. So glad we did - what a unique experience! Don’t come here if you’re expecting “luxury” - it’s a farmhouse-style B&B which is adequately comfortable. What makes this place is the setting, the animals...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Big Bird twice, my son and i, once to stay a few nights and another time to say hi because we had such a lovely experience that first time and it's just a delight. Whatever your age, if you love animals this...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure to give some "animal value" to those to appreciate the energy involved to offer the option to the "animal lover"! Your enthusiasm leaves me enthused with my day's contribution...Thank you...

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Best place for animal lovers! This place was a mini heaven for me. I rented the chalet with a friend of mine. There are plenty of glass windows to look out at the cows and ostriches. We stayed at the beginning of winter (end of...More

Thank Erin D
Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your enthusiasm Erin - pleasure to host you and make your stay memorable and enjoyable. Welcome back ANYTIME !

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Big Bird is a fun place to stay if you have small kids, enjoy seeing miniature animals or just enjoy seeing farm animals. It is a great location near all of the Waitomo and Otorohanga attractions too. My kids absolutely loved it and we wished...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your enthusiasm - we do have upgrading planned for this winter and look forward to giving the most unique animal experience available to our visitors this next year as we set up the Petting Farm to the next level.

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful host (or should I say hosts? 😉) Very convenient location if you're going to the Waitomo cave tours. Really good price. Very fun, comfortable, and homey atmosphere (LOOOVE Ann's homecooked breakfast!). If you love animals, I REALLY recommend your stay here.  Now for the...More

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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 9 May 2018

So Glad you chose Big Bird - this WAS your kind of place! Loved the "animal therapy" we could add to your day!! Welcome back anytime.

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Waitomo Big Bird B&B & Petting Farm is an "Animal-Lovers Paradise" with over 50 pettable animals of 15 varieties. Our theme is Large Birds & Miniature animals and we have a fibreglass Giant 4.3mtr extinct More Moa Mascot and "Charlie" the tiny Miniature Bull who is one of the smallest bulls in the world. We have self-contained cottages and Farmstay rooms in the homestead and welcome all size groups. Prices are $55 per adult, $25 child (5-12yrs), $20 (1-4yrs) and $30 teens. (Mini-horse rides for under 30kg) Self-contained $10 extra. Bungalow (sleeps 6) Chalet (3) Studio (4) Homestead (Queen/ensuite + single) (Family queen + 2 singles) Twin (2 singles.) Prices include: Continental breakfast, Free Ostrich/Emu & Miniature animal tour, FREE WIFI. Parking. We welcome guests to a working farm/home environment with a family atmosphere. If you enjoy animals - this IS the place for you! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
6
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
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Dining (10)
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"Any available room will allow you a wonderful experience."
dchap31
4 Mar 2018
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"Rooms are generally good."
Howardlhw1
23 Jan 2018
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"Animals lovers rejoice, take the morning animal tour."
LindaG5001
16 Jan 2018
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"Great for kids"
bethinbritain
5 Jul 2017
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