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Will's Rare Breeds Farm

#35 of 62 things to do in Kangaroo Island Features Animals
4714 North Coast Rd | Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
+61 448 745 696
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Truly unique

Will is the best host on the Island and bends to your requests and questions with terrific... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
chrishelcoombe
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Adelaide, Australia
RARE BREEDS FARM

We drove all the way out there, some distance from where we were staying, to find them shut. You... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Gloria F
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Victor Harbor, Australia
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The Rare Breeds Farm is a unique collection of rare and unusual breeds of domesticated farm animals, many on the brink of extinction and not on public displays any where else in the world. Come on down and take a tour of the farm and learn more about these interesting and rare animals.
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4714 North Coast Rd | Stokes Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5223, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Will is the best host on the Island and bends to your requests and questions with terrific enthusiasm. All ages enjoy this experience viewing breeds that are dying worldwide. His stories of acquisition are legendary. The views are amazing and its the sunniest spot on...More

1  Thank chrishelcoombe
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We drove all the way out there, some distance from where we were staying, to find them shut. You have to ring beforehand to make an appointment??? More prior info would be good.

3  Thank Gloria F
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this attraction and really loved it. Will was exceptional with his knowledge and passion on preserving rare breeds. It was informative and the work Will does is amazing. Well worth the visit, even just to support a dedicated person and the work he...More

2  Thank TheSymons
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Will’s Rare Breeds Farm is quite a unique setup of truly rare animals from around the world. He does the tours personally and is very informative and has some great stories about the animals. It is well worth the time to visit just call ahead...More

3  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This trip was a little different than I expected. The farms I have been to, you pay a price and then walk around the place with some information here and there for you to read. Will and his dog met us at the car park...More

2  Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was on my must do list. What a great place. Very informative and passionate owner who was happy to share his stories. Lots of animals to see and interesting stories about their history. Was very cold when we got there and loved being greeted in...More

2  Thank calekids
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Will and his numerous gorgeous and rare animals yesterday afternoon. We spent a couple of very interesting hours with Will listening to his story and passion for his animals and their breeding. Thank you so much for your care and...More

2  Thank Dallas S
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Owner Will is very passionate and enthusiastic about his farm on which he breeds rare and endangered farm species of pigs and sheep. These varieties are seriously inbred, but seem to minimise the downsides of inbreeding, and are good for medical research and application. Sheep...More

3  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Of all the farm and animal sanctuaries I've visited (and trust me we've seen a lot coz of our little one) Will's farm is truly a gem! You could see Will's passion with his work through the animal's connection with him. Yes, it's not as...More

4  Thank lyediamond
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Lovely to meet a man who is passionate about his work and so caring of his animals. I visited with a group from a cruise ship. Will walked with us around his farm, introduced his animals and talked about the history of the breeds and...More

3  Thank Susyangel
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