Animal Farm

Animal Farm offers kids the opportunity to interact with animals in a safe environment which is both fun and educational. We are situated on a working highveld farm 10km outside the town of Fochville – centrally located 40km from Johannesburg, Vereeniging and Potchefstroom. We are ideal for school group excursions and provide lectures on various farm animals including cows, sheep, goats and pigs. Kiddie party packages are also available.

Play and Learn

  • Only 40km from Johannesburg, Vereeniging and Potchefstroom
  • A petting zoo on a working highveld farm.
  • Ideal for school group excursions – weekdays by appointment only (minimum of 50 pupils – aged 5 to 10 years – accompanied by own teachers/parents/supervisor (ratio 2/25)
  • Poultry includes ducks, chickens, geese, guinea fowl and ostriches.
  • Other animals on the farm: Horses, donkeys, goats and bunnies.
  • Lectures on various farm animals including cows, goats, sheep and pigs.
  • Feeding of animals allowed.
  • We have junior and senior playground facilities and jumping castles.
  • We have kiddie party packages available – booking essential (Kids + parents minimum 30 per group)
  • We are open to the public on Saturdays and public holidays per appointment from 9 am to 5 pm. Only Group Bookings 50 persons minimum
  • Closed on Sundays, Easter and Christmas day.

Educational Excursions

Hereby an invitation to book your school for an interesting day visit where kids can learn, play and have fun on a real working highveld farm where we heard 200 boergoats and a petting zoo with 30 different birds and animals.

Daily program:

  • Arrivals 8 am
  • Program starts at 9 am
  • Departures 1 pm

(or as agreed upon by request)


Packages available:

Entrance fee R50 per pupil

Teachers entry is free and includes a cup of coffee

Select your own package:
  1. Entrance fee R50 per pupil (Compulsory)
  2. Mineral water (500ml) R10
  3. Ice cream R10
  4. Animal Feed R10
  5. Game drive on farm wagon R10

Please take note all pupils have to take the same combination package (for example  1+2+4 =  R70 per pupil)



  • Own lunchbox is permitted
  • No alcohol allowed
  • No open fires
  • No littering


The following basic products are available:

  • Cool drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Sweets
  • Ice cream
  • Chips
  • Addional animal feeds for rabbits, chickens and donkeys.

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