Ranch “Ozolmājas”

Activities for families

CLOSED – from 01.03.2024. Spring cleaning works. For new season opening follow the information on Rancho “Ozolmājas” social networks – here.

Open your heart and mind, spend time in nature, hug ancient oak trees and animals – this will be an adventure in Rancho “Ozolmājas”.

Rancho “Ozolmājas” gives you a pleasant and heart-warming experience not only for children, but also for adults. The approximate duration of the visit is 1.5 hours. The animals of the ranch are allocated 8 hectares of land.


Here you will be able to meet the powerful camels of the desert, African wild Watusi cows with giant horns and the miniature zebu. The beautiful horses – Irish Tinkers, Shetland ponies and donkeys of various breeds – mini donkeys, classic gray, spotted, as well as French Poitou donkeys and completely white albino donkey Ringo with light blue eyes.

Different breeds of goats – Valais black-necked mountain goats, Girgenten goats from the Sicilian region with cork horns, Anglo-Nubian long-eared goats and othher goats. Sheep breeds – huge Swiss mountain sheep – Valais black-nosed sheep, Hungarian Racka, German marsh sheep Haidschnuke, four-horned Jakob sheep, Romanova, Suffolk, Dorper breeds, as well as very small mini French Quessant dwarf sheep. Peruvian alpacas, kangaroos, maras, Vietnamese guinea pigs and white porcupines. African ostriches, Australia’s largest birds Emu and South America’s largest birds Nandu, gorgeous bright blue-green peacocks and a pair of royal white peacocks, decorative pigeons and colorful pheasants, black swans, as well as domestic birds – turkeys, geese, ducks and chickens. And of course rabbits, lots of rabbits, they have their own ranch, where you can pet, pet and feed the little furries. Welcome to visit!

We also offer a visit to the ranch with a special task – FIND and MARK. All residents of the Ranch are collected in a separate booklet, find them and mark them in the booklet.

The price of the booklet is EUR 0.50.

We offer:

Coffee and ice cream in the summer season;

25l pot and 70l pot for groups of soup cooked on the fire

Lamb goulash soup

Beef goulash soup

Rabbit meat soup

Coffee, tea for groups on order;

Homemade lemonade/ hot drinks on the fire – for groups on order;

Gift cards for a visit to the Ranch;

Drawings with natural henna / companies;

Homemade body scrubs from chestnuts and herbs for use in the sauna;

Ostrich eggs – in the spring season;

Picnic areas with grill and fire place, for visitors at no extra charge;

Log cabin for rent/semi-open type, for small parties/

Photo sessions:

– along the visitors’ route;

– with a horse, pony or donkey/we offer country-style hats, neckerchiefs, for a separate fee;

– with a camel;

– in the horse paddock;

– wedding stop

pony ride (only for groups of 10 children);

horse riding (only for groups of 10 people).

Rancho “Ozolmājas” is accessible to people with mobility impairments.

It is allowed to visit with a dog.


The working hours of Rancho “Ozolmājas” depend on the season and the weather. Visitors are not accepted on Mondays.


Visit for groups with registration in all seasons.


Individually – during the tourist season from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., longer working hours are possible on holidays.


Individually – in the autumn/winter season with application.


Before visiting, we recommend you call (host Sarmīte 22314805, host Aldis 26160423) or look for the latest information on Facebook: RanchoOzolmājas


Visit for adults: 6.00 EUR, for children from 2 years: 5.00 EUR.


Ozolu mājas, Kārklinieki, Balvu pag., Balvu nov., LV-4561
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Working hours

In summer season: Mon- closed; Tue - Sun: 11:00 - 18: 00; Rest of the time Tue - Fri: book your visit in advance, Sat - Sun: 11:00 - 18:00.