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The Point Sheep Shearing Show

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Address: The Point | Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: 033195422
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Description: Enjoy the atmosphere of an original shearing shed. The show consists of...
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.
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We showed up for the late afternoon show and were happy to find out we were the only members of the audience. We got an up-close and personal viewing of the technique used to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Green Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We showed up for the late afternoon show and were happy to find out we were the only members of the audience. We got an up-close and personal viewing of the technique used to shear a sheep along with a great commentary by the shearer dude. At the same time, we got some great photos of the activity along with... More 

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Shanghai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Since we were here, and our kids love animals, we decided to stop. The proprietor was a super nice guy, allowed us to walk around the farm for an hour before the show started. The kids (9 and 11) loved seeing the sheep, chickens, and the barnyard dogs. The show was interesting and informative - he shaved 2 sheep (none... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Haven't seen how farmers shear a sheep to take off the wool ? Pop out to Kaikoura Peninsula ,on the way to see seals or Peninsula Walkway & just by BBQ Sea food. Or do all 4 at the same time maybe. Can also see a sheep dog working too,really good.

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

For low price we could hold and feed lamb, huge ram, have fun with friendly dogs, see live shearing and listen to Pete talking about sheep and wool. Fun and educational experience :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very entertaining and well worth the visit. We had a wonderful experiences. Value for money, educational and entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was amazing to watch the shearing show so closely. Mr. Smith indulged us totally into it and we managed to have some great photos of the sheep before and after, as well as fed milk to the lamb. He has a lovely farm with friendly dogs. We really enjoyed our experience.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

A short and entertaining visit to the sheep shearing show is definitly a great memory to our 10 weeks in New Zealand. Our children got to feed a little lamb were impressed by the dogs, and all in all had a great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Went with my family as a teenager. Loved it! Great taste of life in NZ and good to see the sheep up close after seeing so many on the bus tours! We got to feed young lambs with bottles which was amazing and cute, and the show and dogs were great!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Get to see a whole sheep being sheared in about 3 minutes. Get up close with the sheep, learn about the wool and products off it. Also two lovely dogs! $12 for adults may be a bit steep for a 10 minute show but it was quite good fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

I already went there about seven years ago and it was definitely worth to see it again. Pete is a very funny guy who knows how to entertain eyerybody. During the Show you learn a lot about sheep in New Zealand, but it never gets boring. You also get the opportunity to feed the lambs and take pictures with them.... More 

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Address: The Point | Fyffe Quay, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
Phone Number: 033195422
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura

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