Close Encounters

New! Giraffe Encounter

Giraffe Encounter

The Long Island Game Farm Giraffe Encounter gives guests the opportunity to get eye-to-eye with the park’s resident giraffe, Clifford. The Giraffe Encounter features a short presentation, followed by the opportunity to feed the majestic animal from an elevated platform that overlooks Clifford’s corral, located in the center of the park. For a ticket price of $6 per person, which includes the cost of food, guests will be able to attend this experience on a first-come, first-serve basis daily at 11:30 a.m., weather and animal permitting. Feeding opportunities are subject to Clifford’s appetite and tickets will be available at the gift shop. Refunds will be made available if Clifford does not visit. A video of the encounter can be found here.

Camel Encounter

Camel Encounter

The Long Island Game Farm Camel Encounter provides guests the opportunity to hand-feed our friendly camels from an elevated platform, which includes a short presentation and Q&A regarding the Saharan animals. A limited amount of tickets are sold at the souvenir stand for $6 on a first-come, first-served basis. Check our daily schedule for feeding times.

Bambiland

Bambiland

We offer the truly unique experience of getting up close and personal with the deer at the Long Island Game Farm. Come take a walk through our deer forest, where you can hand-feed our majestic friends. There is no fee to enter the encounter and cups of food can be purchased at the souvenir stand.

Nursery

Nursery Bottle Feed Baby Animals

The Long Island Game Farm welcomes of all types of baby animals to our family each Spring. From kid goats and bunnies, to chicks and ducklings, guests can bottle-feed our new baby animals. The adult goats also roam the nursery all summer long and enjoy being bottle-fed as well. There is no fee to enter the nursery, milk bottles can be purchased at the souvenir stand.

Additional Hand Feedings

Hand Feed Animals

Guests at the Long Island Game Farm have the opportunity to hand-feed our llamas, alpacas and Gabriella the Miniature Sicilian Donkey. These encounters cannot be entered, but the animals will come up to the sides to greet guests. Cups of food can be purchased at the souvenir stand.

Tube Feedings

Tube Feed Animals

Guests of the Long Island Game Farm also have the opportunity to feed our buffalo, ostrich, emu and zebras via special tubes that deliver the food directly into the encounter. This is designed to ensure the safety of all guests and animals. Cups of food can be purchased at the souvenir stand.