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Address: 141 Western Rd, Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-357 1050
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Agrodome is one on New Zealand's most loved tourist attractions....

The Agrodome is one on New Zealand's most loved tourist attractions. Located just 10 kms north of the Rotorua CBD, the Agrodome is home to the multi award winning Sheep Show . This famous Rotorua attraction features live sheep shearing, 19 breeds of champion rams, cow milking, lamb feeding, dog demonstrations as well as a full New Zealand dog trial. There are three exciting shows a day at 9.30am, 11.00am and 2.30pm. Each Sheep Show is an hour duration. Also join the Farm & Orchard Tour for a hands-on experience with a variety of farm animals including Cattle, Deer, Alpaca, Ostrich, Sheep and much more. You will also visit the Education Centre for honey and kiwifruit juice tasting. The Farm Tours depart daily at 10.40am, 12.10pm, 1.30pm and 3.40pm. Complete your Agrodome experience with a visit to the Woollen Mill and Shearing Shed to see the full process of wool from the Sheep's back to yours. The Farmyard Nursery is also a must see with baby animals available for cuddles and photos year round. After a full-on day of farm fun, ensure that you grab a souvenir to remember your visit from our fabulous gift store the Dog and Whistle . With a great range of New Zealand, Rotorua and Agrodome quality souvenirs you find something you can treasure forever. This all weather attraction is open 365 days of the year from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

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Know your sheep, Very good show

This was an excursion from a bus tour of New Zealand. Unfortunately all we had time to see was the very brief exhibition of a working sheepdog. Then went into hall for the sheep... read more

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Lynette W
Bray Park, Australia
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Bray Park, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an excursion from a bus tour of New Zealand. Unfortunately all we had time to see was the very brief exhibition of a working sheepdog. Then went into hall for the sheep show. This is very interesting and has some humour. Did not get the chance to see the farm, or other animals. Back on the bus and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was heavy rain because a tropical cyclone was on its way, and there were lots of tour groups hanging around waiting for the sheep show to begin. The reception area was crowded, making it difficult to get to the counter to buy tickets. Once inside the huge show area, it was easier to walk around, interact with the lambs,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the farm show and the tour combo. Both truly excellent. We got to feed sheep cows and alpacas plus taste some kiwi fruit honey. Will definitely do it again.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been before and now bringing own kids to watch this show, never a disappointing and in fact it's as interesting and interactive as ever! Kids going on the stage, feeding baby sheep and collecting wool. Horse and carriage ride was a pleasant surprise too!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was fun for the kids and got to see lots of sheep. Not much food available on site. The seats on the tractor are not friendly for disabled people. No one there to help them. Otherwise nice trip around for the children to feed the animals

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on our tour saw sheep shearing demo.took small tram ride, fed sheep ,cows & deer. learned a little about NZ. culture.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry to say very disappointed, gift shop was overpriced, toilets were filthy and the cafe was just a tiny hut and as it was pouring with rain we did not stay.

Thank sheilapshop
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Kia ora, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience at the Agrodome. We will be following up with our cleaning team in regards to the toilets being dirty. We have had a number of comments regarding our food and beverage offering and are looking at developing this in... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this may be a typical 'local' show with sheep. Well we wee most definitely wrong. The 'Shepherd' was a great showman, welcoming the audience in their respecive native tongues. he was informative and yet humour push too. I will never look at sheep in the same way again! Thank you for the great experience and entertainment!

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Thanks for your great review :) Glad you had a nice experience. More 

Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't know there were so many different kinds of sheep! Fun to watch - especially for the kids. Sheep shearing, cow milking and the working dogs are the best.

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Castle Bytham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A typically touristy outing. Rather manufactured in its presentation. Ok for a short visit but if you want tractor rides etc you have to pay a premium.

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