Desaru Ostrich Farm – Ostrich farm experience in Desaru
A visit to Desaru Ostrich Farm is one of the most popular things to do here, especially among children. Located in Teluk Ramunia, this farm is the largest of its kind in Malaysia. The farm houses over hundreds of ostriches and you can get up close to interact with them! Not only can you feed them, touch them and take close-up photographs with the adorable ostriches, children could even ride on them! Desaru Ostrich Farm opens daily, from ten in the morning till six in the evening. You can get the entrance tickets at RM 15 for adults, and RM 10 for kids.
Visitors can enjoy the best ostrich farm experience in Desaru. There are fully-grown ostriches, as well as new born chicks in the farm. You can also learn about the process of ostrich breeding, feeding and engaging facts about them, from the local tour guides who will bring you around the farm. You can see the ostrich eggs kept in incubators to keep them warm, and if you are lucky, you may even see them hatching right in front of your eyes! The ostrich eggs are huge. It is said that they can hold a weight of up to 250 kilos! If you doubt this, you can stand on the egg to test it out!
You will also learn that each part of an ostrich is very useful. Like ointment made from ostrich oil helps get rid of aches and skin conditions. You can take home several souvenirs from the stall at the farm that have been made from ostrich egg shells, feathers, skin and other derivatives like key chains, fridge magnets and oil.
The farm restaurant serves ostrich egg and meat delicacies for you to savour. You can try the ostrich burger, omelette, fried egg, satay, steak, bak kut teh, and others.
Get up close and try feeding the ostriches in Desaru Ostrich Farm. Definitely an attraction you would want to visit in Desaru, as you will have so much fun in here!
Other popular attractions in Desaru
Desaru Fruit Farm
Teluk Sengat Crocodile Farm
Kota Tinggi Firefly Park
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