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Barrytown Knifemaking

2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
+64 800 256 433
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Loved it

My 13 year old son had wanted to do this for years and was not disappointed. I just had to turn up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa W
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Awesome knives

My husband and son had "the best day of the holiday" here! Knives are pieces of art and proudly... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Bridget G
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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“from scratch” (6 reviews)
“knife making” (23 reviews)
“axe throwing” (13 reviews)
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2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
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+64 800 256 433
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 13 year old son had wanted to do this for years and was not disappointed. I just had to turn up at the end for drinks and nibbles and collect his amazing knife... he really loved it and would definitely recommend it :)

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and son had "the best day of the holiday" here! Knives are pieces of art and proudly being shown to everyone Loved their time with Steven and Robin and we also booked their accommodation for one night which was great! Lovely home, very...More

Thank Bridget G
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience and the hosts, Robyn and Steven's hospitality, including the Barry-pagne. Both my wife and I love our knives.

Thank Justin N
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robyn m, Manager at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

thank you Justin!!!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The hospitality of Robyn and Steven from start to end was wonderful. The whole day was brilliant. Not just knifemaking but fun activities are abound during the day! Would recommend to anyone who would like to craft their own knife, whether you are a hunter,...More

Thank Tamsin M
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robyn m, Owner at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

thank you Tamsin! so glad you enjoyed your day :)

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 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
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robyn m, Front Office Manager at Barrytown Knifemaking, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

thank you Paul, so glad you enjoyed your day! cheers Robyn

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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
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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

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T210FVkatiel
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
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