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Address: 324 State Highway One, Warkworth 0981, New Zealand
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+64 9-425 7444

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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Not Just for Small Children

The shop has much woollen ware. Out back is an animal farm, best for small children and when its not raining. Invest extra money in the sheep shearing demonstration. I really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The shop has much woollen ware. Out back is an animal farm, best for small children and when its not raining. Invest extra money in the sheep shearing demonstration. I really wondered how interesting this could possibly be, and the whole 3 of us for the show learn't things about sheep farming I never imagined. Further you get to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Genuinely enjoyed the visit to sheepworld, especially the show that offered views into the hard business of sheep farming and the tough job of being a shearer. If you haven't been there you missed an important part of New Zealand life.

Thank Katrin W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience, visiting sheep ranch, and mini zoo. Too bad we went there when raining. So we can't enjoy watching the dog show. But after that, still got a great time indoor and watching the farmers shearing the sheep.

Thank Othniel P
Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 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 13 February 2017

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 

Thank Carlukegirl
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 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 

Thank Julie B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

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.

Thank jrc256
Wyoming, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 

Thank Sawhira
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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