Randonnée avec des chèvres

Gray, Maine, États-UnisDans la collection Animaux sur Airbnb

Expérience avec des animaux organisée par Karl & Margaret

  1. 2 heures
  2. Proposée en Anglais
À vivre une fois dans sa vie
Les participants considèrent cette expérience comme spéciale et unique.

Au programme

A Ten Apple Farm goat hike is a two hour recreational and educational goat experience. You'll meet your hosts (and our herd of Alpine dairy goats), and hear about their 16 years of experience with goats and living on a small family farm. Once we've met the goats and the many other animals residents of the farm, we’ll set off on a hike through the Ten Apple Farm woods with the goats and Philip our sheep! The hike consists of an approximately one and a half mile loop trail through our woods on lightly groomed trails. Along the way we’ll talk about goats as pack animals, what they eat, and you’ll learn a thing or two about raising and caring for goats. There's lots of time for interacting with the goats, asking questions, or just soaking in the Maine woods and these adorable, fun animals. We end the experience with fresh goat milk and homemade cookies!

Please note: Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult. 5 and 6 year olds should plan to hold a parent's hand during the hike. (Children under 4 must be carried).

Other things to note:
The hike is not strenuous, but there is a little bit of steep terrain in 2 spots. We have rope railings on the trail to assist with getting up and down in those spots, but guests who have bad knees, hips, or other difficulties with uneven or steep terrain should be aware.
A Ten Apple Farm goat hike is a two hour recreational and educational goat experience. You'll meet your hosts (and our herd of Alpine dairy goats), and hear about their 16 years of experience with goats and living on a small family farm. Once we've met the goats and the many other animals residents of the farm, we’ll set off on a hike through the Ten Apple Farm woods with the goats and Philip our sheep! The hike consists of an approximately one a…
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Ce qui est inclus

  • Nourriture
    Fresh goat milk and cookies
  • Équipement
    Snowshoes for winter hikes with goats, Deet based insect repellent in summe...

Faites connaissance avec votre hôte, Karl & Margaret

Hôte sur Airbnb depuis 2014
  • 195 commentaires
  • Identité vérifiée
Margaret Hathaway and Karl Schatz are the husband and wife team behind five books on food and farming, including the memoir The Year of the Goat, the guide Living With Goats, and the two volumes of the Portland, Maine Chef’s Table cookbook. Margaret is a writer who has worked in book publishing, corporate communications, and as manager of New York’s Magnolia Bakery. Karl is a photographer and communications strategist who has worked at ABC Television, as an editor at Time Magazine, and as Director of Aurora Photos. In 2003 the couple left NYC to explore the world of goats across the USA. Since 2005, they have lived with their daughters on Ten Apple Farm, a homestead in southern Maine, where they raise dairy goats, tend a large garden and small orchard, make cheese, lead goat hikes, teach workshops, and operate a guest house
Margaret Hathaway and Karl Schatz are the husband and wife team behind five books on food and farming, including the memoir The Year of the Goat, the guide Living With Goats, and the two volumes of the Portland, Maine Chef’s Table cookbook. Margaret is a writer who has worked in book publishing, corporate communications, and as manager of New York’s Magnolia Bakery. Karl is a photographer and communications strategist who has worked at ABC Television, as an editor at Time Magazine, and as Direct…
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animaux

Des interactions responsables

Tous les hôtes doivent suivre les consignes élaborées avec la World Animal Protection.

Des hôtes experts et attentionnés

Profitez de l'expertise de biologistes, défenseurs de l'environnement, agriculteurs et bien d'autres.

Des animaux de toutes sortes

Partez à la rencontre de 300 espèces d'animaux, des alpagas jusqu'aux zèbres.

Le lieu

A Ten Apple Farm goat hike starts at our 1901 traditional New England connected Farmhouse and homestead. We have spent the past 16 years restoring the homestead's agricultural heritage. We are a diversified farm, so there's a little bit of everything here, and something for everyone: goats, pigs, sheep, mini horses, poultry, a large garden, fruit trees, and 18 acres of beautiful Maine woods and trails, on which we hike with the goats.

Évaluation de 4,99 sur 5 sur la base de 195 commentaires.

Polly
novembre 2021
We had a wonderful experience hiking with the Alpine goats on the Ten Apple Farm. Karl and Margaret very engaging hosts. The story about how they became owners of goats after they purchased these animals was fascinating!
Lucia
novembre 2021
This was a great experience! Perfect for spending some time outside with family. Our kids are 17 and 14 and they really enjoyed it! Karl and Margaret were wonderful hosts— warm and happy to share their knowledge about goats and farming. I wasn’t expecting the educational aspect which was really cool, and the cookies and goat milk were delicious!
Dennis
novembre 2021
Highly recommended. Very unique and special. The goats are fun and entertaining. Full of personality. Our host Karl was wonderful and informative. We had an excellent time.
Anissa
novembre 2021
It was a pleasure spending time on Karl and Margaret’s farm. The goats and Philip are good company on the walk through a secluded trail on the property. I will never forget the sound of the goats and Philip rushing down a gentle hill behind me and then watching as they happily pass by just as if I was part of their pack. Karl has a great sense of humor and is extremely knowledgeable.
Alexandra
novembre 2021
If you are looking for something fun to do that is a little off the beaten path then this is for you! A beautiful bike with the sweetest bunch of goats, and one sheep, and 2 very knowledgeable hosts. This experience went above and beyond my expectations. I can't wait to visit again!
Jacqueline
octobre 2021
Such a wonderful experience––Karl & Margaret are incredibly kind & informative and the hike with goats and sheep was so unique and fun!

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Critères requis pour les voyageurs

Votre photo doit correspondre à celle de votre pièce d'identité pour confirmer que c'est bien vous qui participez à cette expérience.
Les voyageurs âgés de 5 ans et plus peuvent participer, 16 personnes maximum. Les enfants de moins de 2 ans peuvent accompagner leurs parents.
Tous les participants doivent porter un masque et appliquer les mesures de distanciation physique.

Ce qu'il faut apporter

Hiking boots, sneakers or other good walking shoes
Clothes appropriate to the weather & time of year

Conditions d'annulation

Pour obtenir un remboursement intégral, annulez jusqu'à 7 jours avant le début de l'expérience ou dans les 24 heures suivant la réservation si elle a été effectuée plus de 48 heures avant l'heure de début de l'expérience.