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We booked a cabin, and a room in the house for our teenage and younger children, as the bungalow was booked out. When received a message saying the hosts will be back at 6.30pm, and there would be a chance to pet the animals. We...More
Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 February 2017
It was an unfortunate day all round. We had to go to Auckland unexpectantly and hoped to be home earlier, but got held up in Auckland and were not able to get home in reasonable time. Our first day away in months, turned to custard...More
We needed a place to stay before going to the Waitono caves, and found the Big Bird. The hostess is really nice and friendly, but the descriptions of the B&B is not exactly accurate. Our "cottage with an ensuite bathroom" turned out to be a...More
Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 17 January 2017
As clearly explained over the phone to the person booking last minute - the normal accommodation was all booked out - it was 3rd Jan, and we had just added a portacabin and removal unit to cater for extra demand. The emergency offer we made...More
I was travelling with a group of friends and since there were so many of us, we booked a 'bungalow' for the night. The bungalow came with a kitchenette right next to a small dining area, a small shower and toilet, 2 queen size beds,...More
Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 16 April 2017
Thank you for adding your review - we appreciate the feedback and do offer a unique experience with our menagerie of Large Birds and Miniature animals...
Stayed only one night here whilst visiting Waitomo caves and found it a very friendly place to stay. A tour of the farm and being able to touch the animals, even an Ostrich, was a bonus. Breakfast was good and the addition of an Ostrich...More
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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 13 November 2016
Thank you for taking the time to kindly review your visit. Nice to add a little "unique" experience to your travel. Victoria and her family are laying well....so we have Ostrich-Egg Heaven!!
The owners are lovely and they make a big effort to ensure you are made to feel welcome. I loved the range of animals and being able to feed them. The rooms are a little tired, and could do with a deep clean, but it...More
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Response from waitomobigbird, Owner at Waitomo Big Bird Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 October 2016
Thank you for your kind overview - we have great plans for this year and due to ever increasing forward bookings, revisits and recommendations, we are looking forward to making improvements in all areas.