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Address: 324 State Highway One, Warkworth 0981, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 4257444
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Description: Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live...
Sheepworld is New Zealand’s Sheep and Wool Centre. In twice-daily live demonstrations the dogs round up and bring in the sheep, which are then sorted and shorn. Our Wonderful Wool multimedia exhibition then explains how the fleece is turned into an amazing variety of products, many of which are on sale in our store. There’s also an eco-discovery stroll through native bush, a natural adventure playground, a farmyard full of animals and an on-site cafe. Suitable for all ages.
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Unexpectedly Great!

If you grew up on a farm, I wouldn't expect you to enjoy this. But for city folk who have driven by sheep a million times and never really seen one up close this is great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

If you grew up on a farm, I wouldn't expect you to enjoy this. But for city folk who have driven by sheep a million times and never really seen one up close this is great. Informative & entertaining for the whole family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

Visited with two small children.The dog&sheep show was quite interesting for us adults and kids loved the animals & feeding them in the yard.Well organized and maintained.Good place&worth the money.

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michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We take all our out of town guests to hear & see how to shear a sheep. The shearers are very funny, helpful, and the kiddies have a good time learning. Then off to feed all the animals in the zoo. They do kids parties with education & food. Very family oriented staff. Sizable gift shop with high quality Merino... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We visited Sheepworld on a sunday and it was well worth the drive. They have many animals, that you can see and - some of them- cuddle, a very nice cafe and an excellent shop. The best part is the show, at2 p.m.You could watch the beautiful dogs doing their work and their training was well explained. Then the sheep... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Awsome afternoon with our young kids, really welcoming and helpful staff. Thanks for the hospitality and the show.

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California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

When we departed our cruise ship this stop was part of an Auckland City tour. I wasn't expecting much but it turns out they do a wonderful job, and it was a very entertaining and informative show. A nice place for a visit and you'll walk away knowing a lot more than you ever thought you would!

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

It was such great fun visiting sheepworld. The show is really entertaining and at the end they even brought in some baby lambs to be bottle fed by the visitors. They also have quite a large farm zoo, behind the barn with donkeys and pigs and lots more animals you get stroke and feed. The cafe has a good selection... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were given gift vouchers for Christmas to this little farmlet attraction. Apparently my sister had trouble buying them for us from overseas so that's something to be aware of for overseas gift buyers. We heartily enjoyed the sheep show. The presenter was very informative and highly entertaining (and a little un-PC which added to the fun) and the lamb... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We are from Auckland and with a 2 1/2 old in tow its a bit tiring traveling down to Rotorua, so we chose Warkworth. The farm is small but they have a lot of friendly cute animals my boy wouldn't want to leave! The show itself, wow, it was very informative and entertaining, especially the farm dog part!! The show... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Sheepworld was one of the bus tour stops from our cruise ship. From the name, I was concerned that it would be pretty lame. To my great surprise, it was very fun and informative. They first told us a lot about how the dogs are trained and used. They then did a demonstration where the dogs gathered the sheep from... More 

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