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Dakin Dairy Farms

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30771 Betts Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251-3401
+1 941-322-2802
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Awesome dairy tour and great food

They do a great job of talking about modern production agriculture. They also have great sandwiches... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
DCBadger
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Washington DC
Dakin Family Farm a nice place for young kids

My mother, 8 year old daughter and I went on the tour of the Dakin Family Farm. They had each... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Francine N
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WEST PALM BEACH
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Dakin Dairy Farms entertains & educates the public from cow to bottle on their 1000 acre sustainable family farm with Farm Tours, Birthday Parties, 5 Acre Maze, Hayrides, Bottle Feeding Calves, Pig Races, butter making, product tastings & mooore. Farm Market Gift Shop & Cafe open all year preparing fresh hot picnics featuring an Extreme Grilled Cheese Experience to enjoy under the 5 acre oak hammock picnic & play area. Season opens the 1st Saturday of October with an annual Festival "4 Life" and closes the 1st Saturday of June with an annual Dakin "Dairy Day" Festival celebrating National Dairy Month. Public Tours Available October - 1st Sat. In June: Wednesday & Friday: 12 noon, Saturday's: 10am, 12pm & 3pm, Scheduled Groups of 25 or More: Tuesday - Saturday.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hay ride” (16 reviews)
“chocolate milk” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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30771 Betts Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251-3401
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+1 941-322-2802
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

They do a great job of talking about modern production agriculture. They also have great sandwiches and milk shakes, plus all the excellent dairy products you can purchase. I also really enjoyed feeding the goats. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

My mother, 8 year old daughter and I went on the tour of the Dakin Family Farm. They had each person make butter from cream which my daughter loved. Unfortunately, the petting farm was closed due to some of the animals having pink eye and...More

Thank Francine N
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a Saturday morning with the kids and had a great time. It was very affordable something to do with the family and the staff was very friendly. We decided to go ahead and the lunch there. We all had a great time...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Simply a great place. Unfortunately the tours weren't happening that day which was my fault for not checking schedule but our disappointment was overcome when we were able to feed the goats and see the baby cows. The young lady we spoke with was absolutely...More

1  Thank Matthew P
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I’m always up for a different experience and seeing a working dairy farm was pretty cool! The staff are all really nice too. They have a gift shop area and a cafe when you first walk in and you purchase your tickets for the tour...More

1  Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We have been here with our family several times. Including a family birthday. We love it. Peaceful and wonderful staff.

Thank beechersuzanne
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Bought butter, mazzarella cheese, heavy cream, milk anf ice cream there. Fantastic products. Unfortunately they don't make their own ice cream but it was still pretty good. Whole milk was some of the best you will ever taste. Makes you want to stay away from...More

Thank Guy C
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We took the full tour with stops looking in on the milk processing and cheese making parts of the farm. We saw the milking parlor and learned how the cows are cared for and fed. Fresh grass is cut twice a day and mixed with...More

Thank Mary F
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Fun walking tour of the big dairy operation, followed by the hay ride tour. Then, a rest to show us how to make butter and then off to the petting zoo. Great tour guide, fun tour and we will def. be back - kids loved...More

1  Thank Bill A
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Dakin Dairy has recently remodeled their entrance to the farm. There is always something going on there, and they have a great farm store where you can buy fresh milk, ice cream and all sorts of trinkets and treasures.

Thank Paige F
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