White Post Animal Farm of Melville

The #1 Animal Farm Petting Zoo
on Long Island is right in your backyard!

The #1 Animal Farm
& Petting Zoo on
Long Island!

Our Friendly Animals

The White Post Animal Farm and Petting Zoo is the perfect place to get up close and personal with your favorite farm animal friends. Your family will have the chance to hand feed and bottle feed our many animals. Food Available for an extra charge

Primate Enrichment Barn

Upon entering you will be greeted by our furry and tiny creatures, the Marmosets. As you make your way the Lemurs are there to capture your attention but the mischievous Squirrel Monkeys are sure to grasp your attention with their entertaining antics as they swing, and climb. Coin-operated feeding stations are available to give them treats!

Giraffe Observation Deck

There’s not one but two of the world’s tallest animals! Welcome to the home of Patches and Oliver. Two of the sweetest animals you will ever meet, that are bigger than you! Giraffe treats are available free of charge with admission. The Giraffe Station is open only when weather permitting and may not be available when temperatures are below 60° F.

Poppie's Lorikeet Landing

These free-flying birds helm from Australia. Our friendly Lorikeets fly about in search of sweet nectar. They will land and drink nectar right from your hand.
Nectar cups are available for purchase in the aviary booth.
The aviary is open weather and temperature permitting.

Ronnie's Birdie Landing

Feel the excitement as you enter our free-flight aviary with cascading waterfalls and a 70-foot flowing stream. Prepare to be greeted by a flock of colorful adorable Budgies, Cockatiels, and Lovebirds. With the purchase of special birdseed sticks, they will fly over to you and eat right out of your hand.

Pony Rides

Come on down Cowboys and Cowgirls and take a ride on one of our ponies. Take a photo for a great memory. Ponies are not full-grown horses, there is a weight limit of 65 lbs. per rider.

Available for an extra charge

Farmland Express
Train Ride

Kids will love to take a ride on our Farmland Express Train Ride. A mini-replica of the trains of yesteryear that you can ride today.
Children under the height of 36″ must ride with an adult. Both child and adult must pay for rides.

Available for an extra charge

The Singin' Chicken Show

Ever wonder what really happens in the Hen House when the farmer isn’t watching?

Come watch as our favorite feathered friends belt out some popular tunes and teach you interesting educational facts at the same time.

Included with Admission

 

The Animal Band Jamboree Show

Don’t miss our very own mechanical musical group: The Animal Band Jamboree. A visual delight and entertaining attraction you don’t want to miss.

Included with Admission