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Christchurch Sheep Farm Visit

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    This tour of a working New Zealand sheep farm is set in the tranquil region of North Canterbury. After hotel pickup in Christchurch, you’re driven to the sheep station where you’ll enjoy morning or afternoon tea with a bit of typical ‘kiwi’ hospitality.
    Watch sheep dogs at work as they round up and pen the flock so you can touch and photograph these gentle farm animals. If you wish, have a go at sheep shearing after a demonstration from the pros before returning to Christchurch. 
    If you'd like, combine your visit with wine tasting or jet boating — see options below.
    Winery Visit On your return from the sheep farm, include a visit to one of Canterbury's largest vineyards, located in the heart of the Waipara Valley. Enjoy a short tour of the winery followed by a tasting of unique vintages and aromatic wines at the cellar door. 
    Jet-Boating Tour After your sheep farm visit, embark on an exhilarating Waimakariri River jet-boat ride through Waimakariri Gorge, which boasts exceptional views of the Southern Alps as your captain fishtails and spins through the shallow water.
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    Reviewed July 15, 2018

    We did the sheep farm visit and a wine tour with Sue. She was just excellent -- really engaging, knowledgeable and friendly. She took tourism as seriously as any other dedicated craftsperson.More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Jade B
    Canterburyleisure, Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

    It is great to hear that our driver / guides such as Sue are providing a service that represents our companies values and expecations. Thank you for taking the time to submit your review; these reviews are valuable to us to ensure we are meeting...More

    Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

    If you want a glimpse into the lives of sheep and cattle farmers, check out this tour. Heather and Trevor were very nice and hospitable. I saw a sheepdog herding sheep, a shearing, and got a history of wool production as well as of the...More

    Thank Kathleen S
    Canterburyleisure, Manager at Leisure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. The images you have posted are great. It is rewarding to hear that you enjoyed our Sheep Farm Tour and I hope you have the opportunity to visit this region of New Zealand again at...More

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    • Duration: 3h
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