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Barrytown Knifemaking

2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
+64 800 256 433
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Perfect day on the west coast

What a fantastic day. Regardless of your knife making capabilities, Stephen and Robyn (complete... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
One of my best New Zealand and the experiences!

We had the most amazing, informative day with Stephen at Barrytown Knife making. Starting from a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Rachel N
Auckland, New Zealand
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“great fun” (9 reviews)
“south island” (7 reviews)
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2662 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
+64 800 256 433
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A must do if you are in the area. Steven and Robyn are great fun and you will make a great knife from scratch. It was worth the money just to listen to Steven talk, one of the best days I've ever spent on holiday.

1  Thank Cobie B
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Amazing day at the knifemaking at Barrytown. Robyn & Steven are great hosts, a must to do when holidaying on the coast.

1  Thank LindaandBryan M
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this day out, it's a must do. Steven and Robyn are a great couple. Not only will you leave with a brilliantly crafted knife, you'll be entertained all day long, with Steven's hilarious personality and many other activities (axe throwing, ninja star...More

1  Thank Clare P
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Whats the best way to get here from Auckland? Fly to Chch?
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