Hastings Ostriches

How ostrich are farmed and learn all about about them.

Depart from 'The Vault" 30 Main St, Winchelsea
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By appointment and
Sundays from November to May

Contact the office to find out extra tour days and times during the holidays.

Times: 11 am and 1.30 pm

Group bookings and tours also by appointment and scheduled to suit the group.
Guided tours take 1 -1.5 hours

Scheduled Tours

Adults : $12.50

Children $7.50

Seniors $10

VIP Egg collection Tour $30 per person.

Group bookings price on application.

The Vault: Ph 03 52 672001

Tours depart from our farm shop.


Visit our breeding farm

Ostrich are fascinating and majestic birds. They are the largest living bird weighing up to 180 kg and laying eggs over 1.5kg.

Visit Australia's leading ostrich breeding farm and learn all about ostrich, their history and how farming saved them from extinction.  See the different breeds of ostrich including the magnificent Reds, blues and blacks, and large flocks in our open paddocks. Compare them with our native emus also on the farm.

Come on one of our guided tours which cover the history of ostrich farming, products, farming practices and learn all about these prehistoric birds.

Book on one of our VIP egg collection tour and get up close and personal on our daily egg collections. The VIP egg collection tour is a unique safari tour throughout the breeding flock, hunting for eggs while learning about the ostrich and experiencing the excitement of these huge birds in the tranquil setting of the breeding farm.

Group bookings are encouraged and provide a memorable experience . Contact us to make a booking.

Scheduled Tours: Tours take 1 - 1.5 hours every Sunday between November and May.
Times: 11 am and 1.30 pm
Depart from: at the 'The Vault', our farm shop, 30 Main St Winchelsea, Vic.

Also check with the farm shop office as there are likely to be additional tours scheduled throughout the holidays.
VIP Egg collection tours are late afternoon by appointment. Get up close and personal on our daily egg collection. (Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment and are number limited.)

Where are we?

Located under 1.5hrs from the Melbourne CBD, on the main road towards the Twelve Apostles and inland route to the Great Ocean Road. Under 45 mins to Lorne.

Interactive map


Contact us to check for hatch days.

4 week old chicks.

Male ostrich.

Grower birds grazing.

Adult male African Black ostrich.

Hastings Ostrich
Ph: 61 3 52 672001
Fax: 61 3 52 673100

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