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Cow Cuddle Therapy

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 30 reviews.Papaikou, United StatesPart of the Airbnb Animals collection

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Animal experience hosted by James

60 mins
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Our unique and amazing farm tour begins with a brief walk around, overview, and history of our sanctuary. Afterwards, guests should be ready to

-Groom baby cows
-Feed the herd (fresh , alfalfa, etc)
-Learn all about cows and how they benefit the garden and the environment!
-Cow Cuddle Therapy (cuddling with the calves and cows)

James's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
Guidelines created with World Animal ProtectionLearn more
From €31
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, James

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 30 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the owner and main servant at Krishna Cow Sanctuary. (Narayana dasa)

For the last 9 years of my life I've been interested in and practicing organic permaculture techniques, and for the last 4 years I've been intensively working with and studying cows. I currently am working with 58 cows of all ages and sizes, and offer my support to anyone who needs advice on pasture management and cow health.

I love gardening with the dung and urine and utilizing our produce to make healthy and delicious meals!

I love cows and they are my life!
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Where you'll be

We won't be travelling to any separate location. The tour will take place exclusively at our beautiful property located in Onomea Bay, on the scenic route on the way up the Hamakua coast. Our beautiful property is accessed via the Papaikou Hongwanji temple's parking lot (right off the highway! Mile marker 7)

27-378 Mamalahoa Hwy,
Papaikou, HI 96781

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 30 reviews.

Anthony
March 2020
If you love animals and are truly looking for an amazing experience look no further. James let's you into the inter workings of the cows. They were so sweet. I highly recommend.
Sarah
March 2020
Fair warning: Visiting James and his cows will make you want to start a sanctuary of your own!! This experience was a high point of our week on the big island. We learned so much from James and loved spending time with his sweet cows. They all have the biggest personalities! If you’ve got an hour - spend it at the Sanctuary 🐄
Fair warning: Visiting James and his cows will make you want to start a sanctuary of your own!! This experience was a high point of our week on the big island. We learned so much f…
M
February 2020
Have you walked up to cows on the island & felt jilted by their lack of interest in your existence? Have you felt dead inside & alone? We did too. James & his sweet cows were a great way to start our morning. Not only does James have a great understanding & love for his cows, but he allows you to join in on the bond he's moulded with them. How someone treats their animals is always reflected in the way their animals respond to them. James is one of the good ones. We need more people like him in the world.
Have you walked up to cows on the island & felt jilted by their lack of interest in your existence? Have you felt dead inside & alone? We did too. James & his sweet cows were a gre…
Jessica
February 2020
This was such a great idea! A lot of the cattle have been rescued from bad situations, and they are now happy and thriving. James really knows their personalities, their history, and takes wonderful care of them. We enjoyed interacting with the cattle, very much. It was a unique experience that I would recommend to anyone who loves animals.
This was such a great idea! A lot of the cattle have been rescued from bad situations, and they are now happy and thriving. James really knows their personalities, their history,…
Sara
February 2020
This was an amazing experience! The cows are incredibly friendly, and James is very passionate and knowledgeable about cows and food. This was awesome!
Kimberly
January 2020
James is so incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about his cows it was wonderful to not only interact with the animals myself but want him interact with them. I would recommend anyone visiting the big island to hang out with James and all his sweet cows!
James is so incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about his cows it was wonderful to not only interact with the animals myself but want him interact with them. I would recommend…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

This tour is ideal for anyone - the sanctuary welcomes everyone and actively embraces diversity and inclusivity.