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“Interesting and fast paced look at sheep shearing”

The Point Sheep Shearing Show
Ranked #18 of 38 things to do in Kaikoura
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Owner description: Enjoy the atmosphere of an original shearing shed. The show consists of hand feeding our drysdale Ram ??? Ram-Man??? (who is very photogenic) watching a sheep being shorn, the wool being sorted and pressed. This is followed by a general discussion giving information about sheep shearing, sheep breeds and wool types. Hold a shearing hand piece, old blades shears and Ram horns. During spring you can touch, hold and feed a lamb. Time 30 minutes.
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is one of the things that is open post earthquake (and so much is closed). The farmer is full of information about wool and yields from various breeds of sheep in New Zealand. At the beginning you can pet a lamb and he'll allow one of them to be given a bottle of milk (so they are not overfed) so don't be late if you want to see this part. Then its sheep shearing which is impressively fast it has to be said. This is a pretty quick tour and fast paced.

Thank WhiskeyGirlDublin
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our one night stay here was very enjoyable and we would recommend it to anyone. The accommodation was lovely and the proprietors were very friendly and welcoming. We attended the sheep shearing show whilst staying at the accommodation, which was enjoyable and interesting. Being very close the the seal colony on the Fyffe Quay this was a lovely spot to stay.

Thank MarieChCh2016
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great to see so many varieties of sheep. They were so tame
Not phased by the dog
The shearing was so simple

Thank Bobajijic
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

As city folk from the states we don't get much opportunity to see something like this. We enjoyed it. We learned a bunch about shearing and raising sheep in New Zealand. It was both informative and entertaining. It's also pretty cheap. I'd recommend it if you're in Kaikoura.

Thank Larry S
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

We really enjoyed the sheep sheering show. We loved meeting Pete's dogs and his sheep. We certainly were up close and personal! He even had a few local reasonably priced souvenirs that we purchased.

Thank eprVancouver
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