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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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Awesome time! Got to sheer a sheep

As an early 30s couple, we knew this place was going to be probably targeted more at kids. But boy was it worth the journey north from Auckland to visit Sheep World! Despite the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As an early 30s couple, we knew this place was going to be probably targeted more at kids. But boy was it worth the journey north from Auckland to visit Sheep World! Despite the $26 entrance fee, we walked away LOVING sheep world and the great & informative show put on by John. We even got to take turns sheering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The show was great and the property and animals were fantastic, very hands on which is great and lovely people who are very helpful and willing to answer any questions!!

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Quezon City, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was a bit skeptical at first since my initial impression is that this show is for kids but I'm glad we went here. The dog & sheep show was very interesting, informative, and also fun. You can also feed the farm animals (great for kids).

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I wanted to go to Sheepworld because we have a Border Collie x. My family thought I was a bit nuts but everyone from the husband to the 3 yr old thoroughly enjoyed themselves. John Green (not the author) was fantastic at explaining the profession of sheep shearing, working dogs and the history behind them. The 8 yr ld even... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

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

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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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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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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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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34 reviews 34 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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