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The Point Sheep Shearing Show

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Woolies see Woolies!!

We just loved this show. The gentleman who runs it was so informative and fun for all ages! My... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Woolie C
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Taree
Sheep Serenity

Loved it! My husband and I discovered this place by chance as we were visiting the seal colony... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
MrsFin28
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Enjoy the atmosphere of an original shearing shed. The show consists of hand feeding our drysdale Ram ??? Ram-Man??? (who is very photogenic) watching a sheep being shorn, the wool being sorted and pressed. This is followed by a general discussion...more
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The Point | Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We just loved this show. The gentleman who runs it was so informative and fun for all ages! My teens enjoyed it and we adults enjoyed it. My son even got some sheep poop on his shirt!!! (added bonus) The fellow running it never asks...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Woolie C
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Loved it! My husband and I discovered this place by chance as we were visiting the seal colony. Just in time for the sheep shearing and so glad we were. We met the family who run this farm and they were really lovely. We fed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MrsFin28
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This show was $12 to get into and was entertaining and informative. Though it barely lasted 30 minutes, so I thought the pricing was high for what you got.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Chau N
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is such a fun little show! The owner of this small sheep farm in New Zealand spreads out his sheep shearing so he can sheer two a day for the tourists all year long. It is a very genuine experience as the owner has...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank CorwinL7
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

As a first time visitor to NZ and someone who knows very little about any type of farming, I had so many questions about sheep when in this country full of them. Yet, shockingly, there seem to be virtually no opportunities for tourists to interact...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Anne H. H
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

What a great little show, Peter has got this down to a tee! Do yourself favour and see it if passing through Kaikoura. We also fed a 2 day old lamb and petted some 3 month old lambs too. Just great!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank benjones1047
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Host was friendly. Casual atmosphere. Host presented information in a very interesting way, explained the sheep industry, gave the kids small samples, got to try lanolin lotion, bottle fed lambs, pic opportunities. Fun for kids and adults.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jldrake5
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We turned up on the off chance of the late afternoon show but unfortunately it had been cancelled for a last minute emergency - however the owners were very nice to show us around, give the kids some of the wool sheared earlier in the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ChinacolA
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Point is a small, family run farm that offers daily demonstrations of sheep shearing. They also provide some background on the history and types of sheep found in NZ. The owners are helpful, patient and very willing for us to interact with the sheep!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank MtnCelt63
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Such an amazing experience. Fabulous hospitality and super interactive. We loved learning all about the wool and the sheep. We even got to bottle feed a little lamb which was absolutely adorable.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jessie C
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