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Barrytown Knifemaking

2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
+64 800 256 433
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Just Brilliant

This has to be the most original activity that I've ever done and is a must for anyone traveling up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul A
Greenhow Hill
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The perfect Father - Son bonding activity

We always thought it would be good but from the minute I booked the day with Steven and Robyn... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Chris M
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“knife making” (23 reviews)
“axe throwing” (13 reviews)
“great fun” (9 reviews)
2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
+64 800 256 433
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This has to be the most original activity that I've ever done and is a must for anyone traveling up the west coast. In fact one person had got up in the early hours and driven for 4 hours specially to get there for the...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We always thought it would be good but from the minute I booked the day with Steven and Robyn saying "no worries" just turn up to arriving to pick up the keys to their rustic hideaway accommodation it was the start of an unforgettable weekend!...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend this enough!! Such an amazing, day throughout! A big highlight to our trip! It's a must do! Steven and Robyn were both wonderful and awesomely entertaining. They made everyone feel welcome and at home, giving their attention equally to everyone and their...More

Thank MCCOR94
robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank You!!!! So glad you enjoyed your day, and LOVE your knives!!! Robyn

Reviewed 21 May 2017

What a fantastic day. Regardless of your knife making capabilities, Stephen and Robyn (complete with a smile and brilliant sense of humour) will have you leaving with a beautiful knife. It was a highlight of our 2 month trip! Could not recommend it highly enough...More

Thank tinanurse1
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We had the most amazing, informative day with Stephen at Barrytown Knife making. Starting from a block of wood and a piece of steel to taking home a knife you could imagine buying in a shop. Lunch was provided as was sparkling wine and beer...More

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Best day ever....Steve & Robyn are awesome - the whole experience is so unique & at the end of it all you go away with a knife you have made.

Thank James P
robyn m, partner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

thank you James, was great to have you both along! all the best Robyn

Reviewed 2 February 2017

It was an awesome experience! The 2 hosts (Robyn and Steven) are so niec and made the day to one of the funniest ones! The opportunity to make ur own knife is unique and I would definitely recommend it to spend a day at that...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was an absolutely brilliant day. Steven and Robyn immediately make you feel welcome in your home and, despite there being a group of 10 of us all making knives at different stages, always make you feel like you have their individual attention. Steven puts...More

1  Thank kirstythescot
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Me and two friends went on a Saturday. Had a great day experiencing how knifes are made hands on and Stephen and his wife Robyn are lovely people with a wealth of knowledge from a really skilled craftsmanship. Stephen helps forge, shape and whittle the...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

About 20 minutes south of Greymouth you will find Barrytown on the scenic coastal road. look out for the sign a cut out of a knife then up the long drive to meet Steven and Robyn. They are great fun and you will learn the...More

1  Thank nglenjarman
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7 September 2016|
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Response from robyn m | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, fly down to CHCH, then either fly to Hokitika, drive over, or catch the transalpine train, depending on your time frame. Hope to see you sometime soon! cheers Robyn