Bullswool Heritage Farm
Bullswool Heritage Farm
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Welcome to Bullswool Heritage Farm, New Zealand's most popular Farm Experience! The iconic Bullswool Heritage Farm is an unmissable adventure on any visit to the Coromandel. Set on 100 acres of mature native bush and lush hill country, and only minutes from the famous Karangahake Gorge, Bullswool Heritage Farm has something for everyone. - Working Sheepshed Museum telling the story of NZ's early farming pioneers. - Early Milking Shed display Museum - Working Horses of NZ Stable Museum - Historic Kauri & Gold Museum - The Award-winning Karangahake Native Bird Reserve - Visitors can hand-feed loads of friendly animals in our popular and unique Rarebreed Animal Park Bullswool Heritage Farm is one of New Zealand’s must-see rural attractions, and offers an unforgettable experience of a slice of rural paradise.
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Egan S
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
A sleepy little gem in southern coromandel
Or only 15mins drive from waihi area

Either way an unassuming , delightful treat for animal lovers .

Excellent value with no time constraints, only how long you want to feed the happy little to big animals

From sheep , to a great pig , to ducks , to a couple of elegant horses .. Chuck in a pheasant and one on brand cranky goat and you more animals to feed and pat than you have hands. They all looked happy ( well maybe not cranky goat ) and in good sized spaces .

A charming interaction was at check in , you get a bucket of food , labelled for each animal type … included in the price of entry ( which by an std is cheap as chips )
We asked if we needed more than one - rather than a hard sell - they said if you run out come buy another … which we dutifully did .. and would have bought more and more I think had Mother Nature in the form of rain intervened.

#sheeps for the win
Five out of five for value and animals in a happy place
Written 17 January 2024
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Scottish Dream Tours
Cle Elum, WA420 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Wonderful experience that we will long remember. We included this experience into one of our small group tours and what a great day it was! We fed all of the animals and wandered through the lovely grounds and then had a picnic lunch at the farm. The grounds are absolutely breathtaking and there was abundant beauty at every turn.
Written 13 March 2023
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Manuela W
Taupo, New Zealand403 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
We have been to many of these farms over the years and I can honestly say that is one is my/our favourite.

It is clean and everything is looked after and nice and tidy. Oftentimes, fences or playground equipment are half rotten, crooked or in need of some TLC - but here everything looks really well maintained.

Most importantly, the animals look happy and healthy!

We loved the creative playground equipment and I adore the detail that went into them. There is keyboards, real radios, proper stools, even an old engine in the cars.

We stayed in Waihi Beach for a couple of nights doing the Rail Trail, Karangahake Windows Walk and Bullswool Farm and had a great little holiday in the April school holidays.

We can definitely recommend Bullswool Farm!
Written 30 April 2022
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MrsGQ2015
New Plymouth, New Zealand9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
We took our two sons, 7 years and 4 years during the October school holidays, we had an absolute blast, we loved feeding the animals, and all the wooden toys to play on we're really fun, can easily spend hours here, and next time we would bring a picnic and stay longer
Written 2 October 2021
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Ashleigh Jillings
Whangaparaoa, New Zealand110 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
We had the most amazing day at Bullwool Farm today! What an incredible place. Everything is constructed to the highest quality and immaculately kept, the animals were all happy to see us, we loved the creative ways of feeding some of them (like the xylophone feeder!!).

The little buckets of food were fantastic and a great learning experience for the kids.

We spent most of the day there and could’ve spent longer. Everywhere you look there’s something else to see/do!!

We will be making the trip back to Paeroa again JUST to visit again.
Written 5 March 2020
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Wow Ashleigh, what lovely feedback!! Reading this made our day. So glad you and your family had so much fun here - we look forward to welcoming you on our next visit. Best wishes, The Bullswools :-)
Written 12 March 2020
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Candice W
Brisbane, Australia31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stopped in here on the way from Auckland to Tauranga and I’m so glad we did. What a fun day. I’m not from NZ so it was cool for me to feed some sheep while in this beautiful country. The animals were so friendly (except for a young deer, he didn’t like people too much) but it was awesome to see them all up close and see how well looked after they are. The feeding system is smart. Colour coded cups and signs so you knew which feed to give to which animals & there was plenty of it too. Price was really good, I think entry was around $18 and feed was an extra $5. But we’ll worth it. We were delayed getting to Tauranga because we spent more time here than we anticipated but if you’re going through the gorge, definitely stop in!
Written 5 January 2020
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Hi Candice, thanks for taking the time to write a review, and for your kind words :-) Very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit with us! Regards, The Bullswools
Written 6 January 2020
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ShazTKmo
Waikato Region, New Zealand156 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
My son and I went here as part of a daycare trip. Very reasonably priced day out $12 er adult and child $2 for food. My son enjoyed the different bird life (hens chickens ducks geese etc) and goats and emu. The play areas were multidimensional and great fun. Pirate ship, multiple tracks including go carts, hill racers, and bmx, a rocket ship, a train all made or of natural materials lots of wood and iron. Very very hilly and steep but a gray way to wear down energy. Picnic tables for a picnic lunch. Llamas sheep cows ponies and other animals further up the hill. Plenty of parking and a really friendly host. Very very rural day or and great for the young children, heaps to do.
Written 7 May 2019
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Thanks for the lovely review, great to know you and your son had such a great day here.
Written 12 May 2019
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Georgia M
Waihi, New Zealand8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Took the city cuzzies to meet some animals. Perfect day was had by all. Fantastic interactive and imagination toys. Perfect spot for my blend of children. Age range 5-17. Nana even enjoyed it.
Written 24 March 2019
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"Nana even enjoyed it", hahahaha. We love hearing that family members of all ages enjoyed themselves here - cheers for the lovely feedback.
Written 12 May 2019
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Muulibuuu
Rotorua, New Zealand17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Traveled up from rototua simply to visit this farm, it blew us away! With inspiration for our own future farm! Animals and staff are great and great with kids - all animals are happy and healthy and aren't scared of people, you can tell they are very much loved... And fed lol ❣️ You get the best amount of animal food for $5! You will not find this value anywhere else Must do trip for any family!
Written 26 February 2019
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Hi Saffabb, thanks for the awesome feedback. So glad you enjoyed your day with us so much - especially went it was quite a drive to visit us. :-)
Written 12 May 2019
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2016Colin
Tauranga, New Zealand32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Great for the 5 grandchildren & parents we had with us. Took lunch with us so we were able to spend 5 hours there
Written 12 January 2019
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