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Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farm Stay

by Marisa Quinn-Haisu (follow)
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The Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farm Stay was originally called the Mouquet Farmstead. It became the Sunflowers Farm in 1999 when Steve and Debbie Jones and their children bought the place and refurbished the farm and opened the petting zoo section. The farm gets its name from all of the sunflowers that blossom in the fields during springtime. The Sunflowers Farm is located on Caves Road in Burnside and is just a short drive from Margaret River. It acts as both a farm and as place of accommodation for people who want to experience what it’s like to live on a farm.



The farm has four fully furnished units that can house between five to nine people each and include facilities like a TV and DVD player, kitchen and laundry, air conditioning, ceiling fans and a log fire, a microwave oven, linen and a barbeque and playground. It is generally recommended that large groups of friends or families stay at the farm due to the activities that guests can participate in. If you stay at the farm you will enjoy unlimited access to the animal farm and buckets of feed and will be able to go on pony rides, tractor rides, explore creeks and walking trails and help collect eggs.



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The animal farm has over 350 different animals that you can feed and pat and cuddle. There are kangaroos, chickens, goats, sheep, pigs, ponies, baby chickens, ducks, emus and geese and even a peacock. It costs $12.50 to enter the farm. You can get a bucket of feed for $3.00 that will include a selection of foods that the animals like to eat. There are signs on each of the paddocks and cages that will tell you what you can and cannot feed the animals. The farm is huge and a lot of fun to walk around. There are animals that roam freely and will come up to you for a feed.



The goats stood up on their hind legs when they saw us and were very happy to stick their heads out and eat from our hands. There was a big beautiful horse who came over to greet me in one paddock and let me scratch his head.

I thought the chickens were hilarious. I had fun throwing handfuls of feed into their cage and watching them whip around in a whirl of feathers and eat off the ground. The sheep were a little more aggressive than I expected. One kept head butting the others to get out of its way so he could get more feed.

There was a shed we could walk into and see some absolutely huge pigs who were sleeping in the shade. My two-year-old was entranced by a peacock who proudly showed off his feathers in front of her. Once you’re finished looking at the animals you can purchase some Simmos Ice Cream and then go out the front and watch the kids climb over a huge playground. Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farm Stay is well worth the money and promises a fun and educational afternoon.

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Sunflowers Animal Farm and Farm Stay
Address: 5561 Caves Rd, Burnside WA 6285
Telephone: (08) 9757 3343
Website: Click here.

The Animal Farm is open seven days a week (except Christmas Day) from 9am to 5pm.

Animal Farm cost: $12.50 per person.
A bucket of animal feed is $3.00

Farm Stay cost: Costs range from $129 to $259

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