ORANJESTAD – Come and celebrate Aruba’s National Flag and Anthem day at the Ostrich farm. Enjoy a delicious BBQ while sipping away on an ice cold beer, smoothie or a nice glass of wine under a large cool gondola. Before or after your lunch you can join our tour guide on an Ostrich encounter. The guided tours are both informative and interactive.
You will be introduced to the adult emus and ostriches. You will learn about the ostriches amazing speed as well as other defense mechanisms it uses against predators. Mating, rearing, and feeding habits will both surprise and amuse you. You will even have the opportunity to hand-feed the not-so-shy creatures. Just watch out! Ostriches are ALWAYS hungry, and if you have food in your hands, you may quickly find yourself surrounded by a herd of curious critters.
The tour concludes with a visit to the incubator, hatchery, and the special pens for young ostriches and emus. You will learn some interesting facts about ostrich eggs as well as the incredible growth rate of young ostriches. Our guides are well-equipped to answer your questions about ostriches and emus throughout the tour. We hope you take the opportunity to learn more about these fascinating creatures.