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Sheepworld

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Address: 324 State Highway One, Warkworth 0981, New Zealand
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+64 9-425 7444
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Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live...

Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live demonstrations the dogs round up and bring in the sheep, which are then sorted and shorn. Our Wonderful Wool multimedia exhibition then explains how the fleece is turned into an amazing variety of products, many of which are on sale in our store. There’s also an eco-discovery stroll through native bush, a natural adventure playground, a farmyard full of animals and an on-site cafe. Suitable for all ages.

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Amazing Show

We visited Sheepworld this week and were not disappointed. Initially we thought the pricing to be a little steep $69 for a family, however the show was amazing and it was one of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LSSwan
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Gosford, Australia
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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Sheepworld this week and were not disappointed. Initially we thought the pricing to be a little steep $69 for a family, however the show was amazing and it was one of our favourite parts of our NZ trip. The show went for over and hour and included a sheep round up (by dogs) and sheep shearing demo. My... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to take my kids to an educational experience on sheep whilst visiting NZ. I found this place and it did not disappoint. The sheep & Dog shows are at 11am and 2pm in a seated covered barn. Excellent show and at the end the kids got to feed some little lambs, which was a huge highlight for them.... More 

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't really want to come here but the hubster insisted. Turned out to be really interesting and engaging. The show starts with us all being taken out to the field, where the main man and his sidekick showed us the sheep and the dogs. They explained briefly how the dogs work and then set the whole thing going. Once... More 

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Thank Julie B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience for young and old. The show, the animals, the cafe, the playground ... we thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Sheepworld. Thanks for a great day.

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Thank jrc256
Wyoming, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This started out as a kind of weird visit. We arrived on the bus from Auckland in the rain, only to find that there was no one there. A power outage in the area the day before had caused a delay in opening. The only person there to greet the six or so people who were wandering about at opening... More 

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Thank smedson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My visitors remember this show and refer to it in stories afterwards. The shop is very nice and the grounds are interesting. Wear boots or walking shoes if it's been raining. This is a working farm so if you want to walk between the paddocks, it can be a bit messy after a big rain. Feed the lambs from a... More 

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Thank Sawhira
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The dog and sheep show is very educating and interesting. Must do! If I can just buy ticket for the show it will be great because rest of the farm is just ok

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We are a family with a young child. We visited Sheepworld on 23 Dec 16 and took the full admission (the park admission and sheep/dog show) and it's a time well spent. There are two show timing, 11am and 2pm. We went for the latter. The show is very informative. Angus, the farm host as well as the professional dog... More 

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Wellsford, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Excellent NZ experience for tourists that you have to stay. See NZ lifestyle happening before your eyes.

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Sheepworld, Manager at Sheepworld, responded to this review

We are very glad you hear that you enjoyed your Sheepworld experience. We welcome tourists from all countries, plus of course New Zealanders wanting an entertaining insight into our sheep farming. Thanks for visiting and for your kind comments. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I would expect the Sheep World to be more entertainments and attractive as the Agrodome in Rotorua. Maybe you should add a cow to the farm show for a milking demonstration. More animals display for feeding time.

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Sheepworld, Manager at Sheepworld, responded to this review

Hi Andy and thanks for your feedback. Our show at Sheepworld concentrates on sheep, sheep farming (including working sheep dogs demo) plus the New Zealand wool industry. We try to keep our shows informative, entertaining and authentic - a mix of education and fun that is suitable for all ages and nationalities. Cow milking in the show and other animals... More 

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