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Children's Birthday Parties


Lots of fun options (Cost includes entry, party packs, animal food and farm  option)


    Kiddies Birthday Parties

    Littlies Menu (children must be 4 yrs & under): Hot chips, twisties, marshmallows, cherrios, lemonade, water

    Gibbons Menu: Hot chips, cherrios, fairy bread, twisties, chocolate crackles, iceblock, lemonade,

    Sleek Cat Menu (healthy): Cheese & marmite toasties, mini muffins, jelly, fruit platter, orange juice

    1.       Platters available for parents (see costs & descriptions below)

    2.       Party Pack for each invited guest

    3.       Birthday Certificate for birthday child

    4.       Complimentary entry into the Reserve for all invited child guests

    5.       Farm option includes facepainting, donkey ride and guided farm animal feeding tour - this is weather dependant and great for younger children.

    6.       Animal food to be shared amongst the guests

    7.       Complimentary entry for adults at rate of 1 per 5 children

    8.   50% discount off entry for other accompanying adults

    9.   20% discount in the gift shop for the party group for the day

    10.   Option to bring in your own birthday cake

    for more information phone 359 6226 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to make a booking


    1.       Charge per 5 children (must have a minimum of 5 invited guests including birthday child)

    2.       Food times 11.00am and 2.00pm on Saturdays & Sundays

    3.       Ask about ‘After school Options’

    4.       Maximum time for table use is 2 hours

    5.       Menu items can be substituted by like items (adequate notice must be given for this)

    6.       Menu, platters & farm choice must be made one week before booking

    7.       $50 deposit to be made on booking

    8.       Some offers & prices may differ from those advertised

    9.       Willowbank accepts no responsibility for damage or loss of personal belongings brought on site


    Food Times 11.00am & 2.00pm on Saturdays & Sundays

    If booking the Farm Option the morning group must be here by 10am as the farm option starts at 10.15 then birthday Party at 11am.

    The afternoon group needs to be here by 1pm for a 1.15pm Farm Option & Birthday Party at 2pm


    Options to put together - add the Farm option to any of the Menus or have the standard party and freedom walk through the Reserve

    Kids Birthday Parties Littlies Menu (4yrs & under) Gibbons Menu Sleek Cat Menu Farm Option Platters for Adults
    Party Pack
    Birthday Certificate
    Table decoration
    Animal Food
    Complimentary entry adult 1:5
    Guide to Farm Feeding/hosting
    Donkey Ride
    Face painting
    Food platters for adults (4)
    Club Sandwiches $25.00
    Savouries & sandwiches $30.00
    Sandwiches & mini muffins $25.00
    Willowbank Platter for 4 $60.00
    For 5 children (minimum number) $85.00 $120.00 $145.00 $50.00
    Extra children - per child $19.00 $26.00 $31.00 $10.00



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      Individual Child $21.00 

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