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The Vault - Hastings Ostrich Farms & Crown Exotic Leather

03 5267 2001

Hastings Ostrich Farms is Australia's leading and largest ostrich farm housing a unique flock of red neck, black neck, blue neck and Hastings White ostrich. The company farms, produces and exports all types of ostrich products.

The farm shop, The Vault, also has a large range of Australian goods from other suppliers to compliment its wide range of ostrich products. It is situated in the former Winchelsea National Australia Bank, where a large bank vault is still used to house its exotic leather goods.

A wide range of high quality leather goods made from ostrich, kangaroo and emu leather, including bags, corporate items, wallets and belts can be found at The Vault. In addition, ostrich goods including ostrich dusters of all descriptions, boas, feather handbags, plumes and ostrich egg shells are available.

The vault also specialises in a unique range of Australian made gifts and souvenirs including cards by regional artists, Australian linen, sheep skin ugg boots, glasses, platters, cups, hats, souvenirs and children's books. An extensive range of emu products is also stocked including pure emu oil, massage oils, lip balms and capsules. Come and learn about the benefits of emu oil products.

Hastings Ostrich Farms also run group tours of the breeding farm. For a fun, informative and entertaining tour of the various breeds, including comparison with the Farm's emus, book a tour. Learn all about the history, practices and products created by ostrich farming which has saved these prehistoric birds from extinction. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and are by appointment only.

Content: The Vault - Hastings Ostrich Farms & Crown Exotic Leather

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Type Entry cost
Per person
Price per person for ostrich farm tour.

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  • Interactive centre
  • Shop
  • Shopping
  • Animal Viewing
  • Guided walks
Opening hours:

The Vault Farm and Gift Shop is alway a great visit all year round. Hastings Ostrich Farm Tours are best in the breeding season from October to May with bookings essential.

  • Friday to Sunday
    10:00am - 5:00pm
    The Vault is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. All farm tours are by appointment only so please book to ensure no disappointments. Minimum numbers apply, groups are encouraged.