Petting Zoo in Bangalore

A petting zoo features a combination of domesticed animals and some wild species that are docile enough to touch and feed. In addition to independent petting zoos, also called children's farms or petting farms, many general zoos contain a petting zoo. Some petting zoos can be found in city parks, and some petting zoos are also mobile and will travel to a home for a children's party or event. Many areas have a qualified mobile petting zoo.

Most petting zoos are designed to provide only relatively placid, herbivorous domesticated animals, such as sheep, goats, rabbits, or ponies, to safely feed and physically interact with. This is in contrast to the usual zoo experience, where normally wild animals are viewed from behind safe enclosures where no contact is possible. A few provide wild species (such as pythons or baby big cats) to interact with, but these are rare and usually found outside of Western nations.

Gerry Martin Farm

Gerry Martin Farm has lots of domestic and farm animals including donkeys, goats, cows, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs and dogs. Bird-lovers will delight in our brood of ducks, chickens, finches, emus, pigeons and bantams. Kids get to participate in the feeding of some animals, and may be encouraged to pet some animals; at any age, they will learn something new about the creatures they interact with.

The Martin Farm Bangalore
33, Carmelaram post,
Sarjapur Road - Chikka Bellandur, Bangalore
Phone Number: +91-80-6570-0638, 098457 79666
Visting Hours: 10:00AM - 6:00 PM

Butterfly Park in Bannerghatta Butterfly Park

The country's first Butterfly Park was established in the Bannerghatta Biological Park. It was inaugurated on Saturday 25 November 2006 by Kapil Sibal, Union Minister of Science and Technology.

The Butterfly Park is spread across 7.5 acres of land. Butterfly Park comprises a butterfly conservatory, a museum, and an audiovisual room. The butterfly conservatory, which is a circular enclosure with a poly-carbonate roof, is 10,000 sq ft. Inside the conservatory, the living environment has been carefully designed to support more than twenty species of butterflies. The Butterfly Conservatory which houses around 20 species of butterflies.

The environment has a tropical setting, with a humid climate, an artificial waterfall, and appropriate flora to attract butterflies. The conservatory leads to the second and third domes, which house the museum containing dioramas and exhibits of carefully preserved butterflies.

Petting Zoo in Innovative Film City

Another popular petting zoo is located inside Innovative film city. This is present near the parking lot in Innnovative Film City. Children can get their farming & agriculture lessons at the petting zoo where they can feed and pet different domestic animals such as Emu birds, Swans, Lambs, Cows, Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Guinea Fowl, etc. Special classes can be organized with demonstration on farming & agriculture on request at the Petting Zoo Very informative and relaxing.

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The Big Barn Farm

The Big Barn Farm is located approximately 4KM from Bannerghatta Circle.

At The Big Barn Farm, young children explore the many facets of the farm and the natural world within a nurturing, creative and cooperative community.They will help with farm chores like gathering farm fresh eggs from the coop, feeding & brushing all of the animals,milking the cows.

There will be enough time to meet and play with all of your new barnyard buddies as we learn lots neat facts about them. Along with all the outdoor fun each day will feature different animals in our art projects. We will create with paint, clay, mixed media, drawing and more. Loads of art, loads of fun. Hop a hayride everyday. Everybody will have the chance to be in the tractor and go about the usual farm activities.

These camps give animal lovers an experience of caring for farm animals and an inside look at our farm operation. Barn Campers will learn how to feed and handle all the birds and animals. Kids learn about each species, the special care they require and their behaviors.

A maximum of 40 children with 40 adults can be accommodated. In-house caterer is available. They provide the following food options: Noodles, Fried Rice, Pasta (their specialty), Bun jams, Bruchettas, Potato Smileys, Potato Wedges, Garlic Bread, Sweets, Tarts, Milkshake etc.

The Big Barn Farm
Bilvardahalli Kysarguppe, Jigani Hobli,
Bannerghatta, Bangalore - 560083
Phone Number: +91-9900321111, +91-9449172000
Timings: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Prani, the pet sanctuary

Prani, the pet sanctuary is located in Somanahalli Village, off Kanakapura Road. The following are the core activities that one can do in Prani:

- Meet and interact with animals under expert guidance
- See from a very close range
- Touch, hold and pet
- Feed (if the feeding schedule allows you at that point of time)
- Clean / give bath ( for select animals only, if the schedule permits)
- Observe their younger ones, see how their parents take care of their babies
- Watch and learn the process of making bio-gas and its utilities
- Learn about different pets, ways to take care of them
- Understand the basics of human-animal relationship and how to interact with different kind of pet animals
- Basics of gardening and take hands-on sessions of gardening

Prani, the pet sanctuary,
Somanahalli Village,
Off Kanakapura Road, Bengaluru
Phone Number: +91 97420 84335

Enchanting Acres

Enchanting Acres is a beautiful farm on the outskirts of Bangalore, on Kanakpura Main Road. It is a result of the passion of people truly in love with nature. The farm houses a variety of farm animals and birds and grows a variety of vegetables and fruits as well. Its huge landscaped gardens are a heavenly delight. It also boasts of a large swimming pool, a gazebo, a fire pit, a lovely barbeque and juice counter area, and various water features.

Enchanting Acres,
29/1, Agara Village, Off Kanakapura Main Road,
South Bangalore 560082
Phone Number: +91.9880170889

Mother Sanctuary

Mother Sanctuary is a perfect getaway from the fast and busy life of the city. Located off Sarjapur Road, it is situated right in the arms of Mother Nature.With lots of open spaces, greenery, animals and other relaxing activities it is the perfect getaway from the hustle bustle of the city.

Mother Sanctuary
Near wipro Head Office, Chikkanayakana Halli Village,
Near Primus public school, Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560035
Phone Number: 098450 65343
Timings: 10:00AM - 6:00 PM