Family Fun at Dakin Dairy Farms

Group Tours at Dakin Dairy Farm

Looking for things to do in Sarasota & Bradenton FL? Our Farm Tour is a unique attraction to the Sarasota and Bradenton area, offering an experience that creates lifelong memories. Learn "Where Milk Comes From", learn how milk travels from the cow to the bottle, then taste the difference of truly fresh Dakin milk.


Dakin Farm Tours

WHAT WILL YOUR TOUR INCLUDE:

On the Dairy Tour...Your actual tour (about 1-1/2 hours) includes a hayride through the freestall barns, see where our mama cows are milked and where all the yummy milk is stored before it’s bottled. Bottle feed baby calves, hand feed goats and sheep, enjoy the bunnies and watch the pig races. Get a first-hand look at how a cow is milked. You will also visit the Processing Facility. Children will learn how milk gets from the cow, to the processing room, bottled, packaged and to the grocery store! Tour perks include....tasting our delicious whole or chocolate milk.

WHEN ARE TOURS?


Tour days and times vary! Make reservations online now. Check the CALENDAR for dates and times available. Then contact us including your name and the number of children and adults attending, your phone number, and the date that you are requesting. Food orders can be ordered in advance. School tours need to order all food in advance. Click on menu to see the food options.

WHO IS INVITED:

Families, large and small groups (and individuals, too!) are invited to come out to Dakin Dairy Farms and learn about when farming was a way of life for most of our ancestors. Everyone should learn that their food, including milk, is produced on a farm.

WHERE IS DAKIN DAIRY FARM?

We are just a short country drive away from you in Myakka City, Florida. That's in Manatee County.. Click the MAP icon to see how to get to us, and print directions to bring with you.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

PUBLIC TOURS:


  • Courtyard Pass: $5 per person (two and under free)
  • Farm Tour $10 per person without Corn Maze (two and under free)
  • Corn Maze: $9 per person (two and under free) (SEASONAL)
  • Combo Ticket: $15 per person includes Farm Tour and Corn Maze (two and under free)

SCHOOL TOURS:

  • Only $10.00 per person (one teacher per class free)

FARM MARKET HOURS:

  • Tour Season Hours: MONDAY – SATURDAY: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Summer Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PUBLIC FARM TOURS:

Enjoy Our Oak Hammock Courtyard

*After your tour you may choose to enjoy any or all of the attractions listed below.

Enjoy our delicious Country Picnics under our 5-Acre Oak Hammock filled with good ole farm fun. BYO Blanket or use our picnic tables.

Day & Night - 3 Ways to Play

  • Cornelius Quest's Picture Find.
  • Kernel B. Cobb's Word Game.
  • Maize-O-Vision.
  • See 6 Acre Corn Maze page for details!
Little farmers will be thrilled to ride the cow train. We take you into the corn maze on it’s own path during Maze season. (Very Cool)
After your Farm Tour relax by one of our fire pits while roasting a Hotdog or Marshmallow! Marshmallows and Hotdogs are available at our Farm Market!
  • Build Bone & Muscle on our mini challenge course.
  • Children Love our Fossil Dig. Look for fossil shells & sharks teeth.
  • Climb and Conquer the Sand Mountain!
  • Swings & Slides are nestled in our Oak Hammock for the little ones.
  • Relax and enjoy our Farm's beautiful scenery!
  • Swing life away on a tire swing!
  • Swings & Slides are nestled in our Oak Hammock for the little ones.
  • Feed our Goats & watch them race up the "goat walk"!
  • Squeal at the pigs as they race at Squealer Field!