What you'll do
You will arrive & be greeted by 1 of the founders of Ardor Wood Farm. 1 PERSONAL ORIENTATION: There is a brief history & orientation at the Barndominium residence & then you head to the dairy goat barn! Along the way checking for fresh eggs in the hen house, of course. (20) 2 BABY GOAT FEEDINGS: Our Nigerian Dwarf Dairy goats are our treasured pets. You will be introduced to the herd, & be on a first name basis. We will then spend time with the new "kids" for snuggles & cuddles. You will have the opportunity to learn care & bottle feeding with one of your favorites alongside one of the owners. (40) 3 TRAILS & PICNICKING: After your goat immersion experience you will set off at your leisure on a private adventure to explore the numerous trails throughout our 67 acre property. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on your hike or when you return in the outdoor dining area. Be certain to leave time to encounter a magical walk into the Abingdon Labyrinth. There's certainly treasure to find if you circumvent the circuitous route to the center! (60-90) You will enjoy a delightful 1/2 day experience in Nature, with an abundance of wild flora & fauna, at beautiful Ardor Wood Farm!
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
Karen & Graham are co-founders of Ardor Wood Farm, a beautiful setting just east of Austin, aspiring to live with All nature, restoratively. We are passionate about Biophilic Design and Nature Play! Bring out your childlike Wonder and experience a 1/2 day at the farm with Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. Graham, the resident Celtic Cowboy - raised in Ireland - is an expert carpenter, beekeeper, beer maker, critical care medic and all things in dairy goat care. Karen shares a creative perspective, which nurtures your beautiful self expression through the lens of nature's inspiration & wisdom
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Where you'll be
Upon arrival to the farm you will park your vehicle & venture on foot (special accommodations can be made by electric cart). You will spend time playing with newborn goats in the dairy barn and thereafter be able to access numerous trails, pond, wildlife viewing areas and apiary. Additionally, experience walking the ancient pathway of a labyrinth. At Ardor Wood Farm unleash your inner Explorer, and be free to ignite your wonder in Nature!
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
We want you be DELIGHTED! Clearly describe why you have chosen an Ardor Wood Farm experience, and what you most look forward to receiving from ~2.5 hours at the farm. We look forward to seeing you!
Joy of Baby Goats