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“Interesting historic site”
Review of Totara Estate

Totara Estate
Ranked #12 of 33 things to do in Oamaru
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Comet, Qld
Level 6 Contributor
264 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Interesting historic site”
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Unfortunately it was a cold and wet day when we pulled in here on the spur of the moment. This was once a working estate and the first in New Zealand to export frozen lamb to Britain. What a fascinating story which is narrated in a short film before you visit the displays in the buildings. I'd go back again as I think I might appreciate it more and absorb a bit more if I wasn't quite so cold and wet.

Visited April 2012
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Fascinating!”
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Wonderful to be able to walk through the buildings where it all happended! A fascinating piece of NZ's rural history - a must visit when in the region!

Visited May 2012
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Front Royal, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Barbara saw a little lamb!”
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Very informative! Loved feeding the sheep and learning how it all began.

Visited April 2012
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