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See farm animals

​Where you can see farm animals in the Auckland region

Our tip

When visiting farm animals, remember to:
  • follow any safety signs
  • respect restricted areas
  • leave gates as you find them.

Ambury Farm

The farm animals at Ambury Farm include:

  • sheep
  • goats
  • cows
  • pigs
  • pet lambs (in season)
  • chickens
  • turkey
  • rabbits
  • peacocks.

Grassy lanes between the animal enclosures help you get up close to the animals safely.

You can also go into the paddocks to mingle with the animals, except during lambing season (mid-July and early August).

Between mid-July and early December, dairy cows are milked once a day at around 10am.

This milk is used to feed the calves and pigs between 8.30am and 4.30pm.

Read more about Ambury Regional Park.

Anawhata Farm

Anawhata Farm is home to sheep and cows.

Read more about Anawhata, Waitākere Ranges Regional Park.

Ātiu Creek Farm

Ātiu Creek is a working sheep and cattle farm. In the springtime, lambs are a popular sight, attracting many visitors.

Read more about Ātiu Creek Regional Park.

Āwhitu Regional Park

Sheep and cattle are farmed at Āwhitu.

Read more about Āwhitu Regional Park.

Duder Regional Park

Visitors will find grazing sheep and cattle on the farmland.

Read more about Duder Regional Park.

Glenfern Sanctuary Regional Park

Enjoy the sight of cattle grazing peacefully on Great Barrier Island.

Read more about Glenfern Sanctuary Regional Park.

Mahurangi Regional Park

This park has approximately 100 breeding ewes and sometimes cattle as well.

Lambing attracts visitors in the springtime.

You are free to wander through the paddocks where farm animals graze.

Read more about Mahurangi Regional Park.

Mutukaroa / Hamlins Hill Regional Park

Young cattle graze on the hill and can be curious about visitors.

Read more about Mutukaroa / Hamlins Hill Regional Park.

Ōmana Farm

Ōmana has sheep, chickens and goats.

During lambing there is the opportunity to feed the lambs. Call 09 536 6007 to check the feeding times.

There is also a chance to watch park rangers moving sheep flocks with the farm dogs.

Read more about Ōmana Regional Park.

Scandrett Regional Park

Scandrett is a working farm so you may see sheep and cattle during your stroll.

You are free to wander through the paddocks where farm animals graze.

Read more about Scandrett Regional Park.

Shakespear Regional Park

Shakespear has a working farm of sheep and cattle. In the springtime, lambs are a popular sight and attract many visitors.

You are free to wander through the paddocks where farm animals graze.

Read more about Shakespear Regional Park.

Tāpapakanga Regional Park

Tāpapakanga is a coastal farm park with sheep and cows.

Read more about Tāpapakanga Regional Park.

Tāwharanui Regional Park

Tāwharanui has a working sheep and cattle farm.

Lambs can be seen in the springtime.

Read more about Tāwharanui Regional Park.

Te Rau Pūriri Regional Park

Te Rau Pūriri is a working sheep and cattle farm.

Read more about Te Rau Pūriri Regional Park.

Waharau Regional Park

Waharau has sheep grazing in its pastures.

Read more about Waharau Regional Park.

Wenderholm Regional Park

Sheep and young cattle are grazed on the park.

You are free to wander through the paddocks where farm animals graze.

Read more about Wenderholm Regional Park.