Birthday Party 

Information 

Choose to celebrate your child’s birthday party with us, and have a wonderful time! Here, we provide a great venue, large enough to fit everyone under shelter.

By booking our special party space you get to create your own Birthday theme and cater to your own party needs. Funky Farm creates great experiences with family and friends feeding and petting animals and observing the children having great party fun in our exciting play area.

When having your party at the funky farm you don't just get an area you get to enjoy feeding the animals with family and friends and kids can enjoy playing amongst the playgroup set up that we have with all the ride on toys and funky houses.

We do also offer a decorating service, click on the 'Party Decorating hire' tab above to find out more

All bookings are made through our online booking system

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Morning Party Timetable

10.30 - 12.30 

10 am - Arrive to set up

10.30 am - Guests arrive 

11.30 am - Animal holding

(we bring the lizards and guinea pigs into your area for the kids to hold)

12.30 pm - Party Finishes 

1 pm - Out of Area ready for the afternoon party to arrive. 

Afternoon Party Timetable

1.30 - 3.30 

1 pm - Arrive to set up

1.30 pm - Guests arrive 

2.30 am - Animal holding

(we bring the lizards and guinea pigs into your area for the kids to hold)

3.30 pm - Party Finishes 

4 pm - Out of Area ready for the Farm to close

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Check out the video below to get a glimpse of the Funky Farm and our party area. We highly recommend you come in and have a look before booking your party.

Party Pricing

You will be required to pay our Private Party room fee prior to arrival to secure your booking. All booking are done through our online booking system. Room hire payment is done through our online system.

Undercover party area hire $95

(Room fee is Non-refundable)

Farm Admission is charged on top of the area hire fee. Entry is discounted with booked groups.

Discounted Admission fee's

(Only with Booked groups)

Receives one complimentary animal feed per paying person

$10 Per person (2+ Years)

$8 One-Year-Olds 

Extra animal feed $1

All prices subject to change.

What do you get?

- Private animal encounter with our Lizards and Guinea pigs, (as well as bottle feeding if we have any at the time)

- Undercover Party Area for you and your guests

- The Party room is fully furnished.

- Birthday Chair

- Main birthday table and chairs which sits up to 19 children

- 10x Extra adult seats 

- One lounge suit 

- One extra side table

- Area is cleaned before you arrive so you can start to set up as soon as you turn up.

- Ability to decorate the area for your little one's birthday (YOU MUST BOOK THE PARTY AREA TO BE ABLE TO DECORATE)

Room Extension / Extra tables

If you require another table / more space you can select the extra space when making your booking which is an extra $20. If on the day you decide you need to extend the room and need the extra table it will be an extra $30. To give you an idea of the size the party room currently has two bays and seats 19 children with the extension you get 3 bays and the kid's table seats 27 children.

Heating

We do have one wall heater in each party room which is available for use. It does keep the room just that bit warmer on those cold days. You are more than welcome to bring in another heater or two if you would like.

What happens if it's raining?

We do still open when it's raining. The birthday party area is undercover so you are protected from the rain. We do bring the toys into the undercover area for the kids to play on as well as the lizards and Guinea pigs for the kids to pat and hold. Even when it's raining the kids have loads of fun chuck on the gumboots and rain jacket and you are all good to go and see the animals.

Music, Wifi, Powerpoints

You are more than welcome to bring a speaker in to play music just be respectful of others in keeping the music appropriate as the farm is a kid-friendly environment. There are power points in the area which are available for use if you need to plug in your speaker or charge a phone. We do NOT have speakers or wifi available for use

Frequently Asked Questions

Q - Can we bring our own food? Yes, you do bring in your own food and cake for your party we do NOT do catering.

Q - Do you have food heating Facilities? We do NOT have heating facilities but we do have a BBQ which you can hire.

Q- Are we allowed to bring in our own food for the animals like veggies or our own maize bags? No, we have suppliers for our animal food that meet the nutritional needs of all individual animals. This way we can guarantee that they are free from chemicals and sprays, this cannot be guaranteed if we allow the general public to bring in animal food.

BBQ Hire

We do have a BBQ for hire. This can be booked through the online booking system. Hirrage is $25 for two hours.

PICNIC PARTIES

You are more than welcome to have a group gathering/party here within our normal open hours without using our special areas. When having a gathering/party in a public area (picnic party) you will not be able to decorate (must book a private area to decorate this includes putting balloons, streamers).

If you are having a picnic party and book through the online system you will receive our discounted prices, Adults, $7 (15+ Years), Children $7 (1 - 14 Years) All prices subject to change.

Booked Group's/picnic parties must have a minimum of 20 paying people on the day to receive the discounted rate (Children under the age of 1 do NOT count due to them being free into the farm).

If you have booked a private birthday party room you receive a discounted price no matter how many people you have.

HIRING EXTRA ENTERTAINMENT

(E.G Bouncy Castle, Face Painter)

You can hire a bouncy castle for your party but it must be available for everyone to use (E.g the general public). We do not charge a power fee but you do need to inform us prior to your booking that you have a bouncy castle booked for your party. We do NOT have bouncy castles for hire you will need to hire one from a company. The bouncy castle is not able to go under the shelter it will need to go out on the grass by the swings.

You can hire a face painter for your party, they will need to set up in your private area that way it stays separate from the general public. (The Face painter does NOT have to be available to the general public unless you chose to offer it to everyone). There is no entry fee for the face painter, unless they are wanting to go around the animals then they will be required to pay.

What the undercover birthday area looks like (How the room will look when you arrive)

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Funky Farm Hours:

Monday - Closed

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Thursday - 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Friday - 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Saturday - 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Sunday - 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

* Funky Farm reserves the right to change the operating times without prior notice. Hours are Weather Permitting 

Admission Prices:

1 FREE animal feed per paying person

Adults $12 (15+ Years)

Children $10 (2-14years)

1-year-olds $8

Senior/Student $11 (ID Required)

Family Pass $50

(2x Adults 3x Children)

NO booking is required to come into the farm for a general visit.

If you are wanting to make a Birthday booking or large group booking please do so through our online booking system.

LOCATION

FUNKY FARM PETTING ZOO 

236 State Highway 51 Mangateretere

(Next to Golf lands and No.5 Cafe and Larder)

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