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Clifton Station Wool World

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Fascinating Visit

One of the stops on our cruise ship excursion was at the Clifton Station Wool World. There were two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NXTTRP
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Cool Herding & Sheep shearing demonstrations

Very engaging, informative and entertaining demonstrations of sheep herding by two farm dogs and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2019
Edmundo_de_ABQ
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the stops on our cruise ship excursion was at the Clifton Station Wool World. There were two parts to the stop. First, sheep dogs herded sheep into the barn. The second part of the stop was watch an experienced shearer shear a sheep....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Very engaging, informative and entertaining demonstrations of sheep herding by two farm dogs and sheep wool shearing demo inside a historic barn. The giant pig out front that drinks beer is a hoot too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had a front row experience with sheep in this part of our Napier port excursion. The first part involves the herding of sheep with the use of dogs. The dogs respond to various whistles by the sheep owner. Each whistle corresponds to a command...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Set in the middle of the countryside is the Clifton Sheep Farm that is described as a working farm. The owner's provide a demonstration of sheep shearing and the sheep dogs rounding up and guiding the sheep. Also located on the property is a very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

great tour very friendly people loved the whole experience plus informative and educational and fun I would recommend

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

We had heard of this place from a fellow traveler and we were not disappointed. Our hotel thought they we closed , but she rang Ian up on his cell (thanks Fairley Motor Lodge) and he opened it up for just the two of us....More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We rang up on new years day to see if they were doing any tours, I don't think they were but said they could accommodate the four of us, The couple of hours we spent there were fantastic, Our friends from the UK had a...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

We were guests at a wedding held in the Woolshed and it was a brilliant venue. Lots of interesting artifacts and photos on display. The stage area made for excellent visual and audio and as it was an extremely hot, windy day, the building provided...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Helen G
Reviewed 29 March 2012

This is a museum like attraction by the sea in an old wool-shed. There are animals on site that you can get close to and there is a tour explaining the history of sheep shearing in New Zealand. There is also a souvenir shop on...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

We highly recommend the drive out to Clifton and a stop at the wool station. They have a nice shop of NZ woolens and a functioning shearing shed. The owner shears a sheep for visitors around 1:30 or 2:00 daily (check for times). The owner...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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do you know we were told at the time but to be honest I have forgotten sorry
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