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Christchurch Sheep Farm Visit provided by Leisure Tours

Christchurch Sheep Farm Visit

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Follow the safety guidelines as issued by the New Zealand Government and maintain good hygene and social distancing measures. Do not travel if you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms. If the city in which you are departing from is in alert level two, then please wear a facemask for all transport.
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Updated 09/24/20
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    Stop: 3 hours
    Visit a working sheep farm set in tranquil and picturesque location. Enjoy the experience of watching sheep dogs work, rounding up the flock and penning them for you to touch, examine and photograph. A shearing demonstration has been arranged and if you wish you can have a go. Morning or afternoon tea will be provided.  Why not combine your sheep farm visit and upgrade to include another Christchurch attraction: Winery Visit - On your return from the sheep farm, choose to include a visit to one of Canterbury's largest vineyards. Enjoy a short tour of the winery followed by a tasting of the various vintages. . Jet Boating Tour - After the sheep farm visit, choose to enjoy one of the most exhilarating and scenically spectacular jetboat rides available in New Zealand. Jetboat the Waimakariri River Gorge through the foothills of the Southern Alps with breathtaking views of rugged snow-capped mountains.
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Important Information
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sheep farm tour, with either morning or afternoon tea
  • Winery visit and tasting (If option selected at time of booking)
  • Jet Boat Ride (if option selected at time of booking)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems or pregnant on the jet boat ride
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
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Jade B wrote a review Jul 2018
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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.
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Date of experience: April 2018
Response from Canterburyleisure, Manager at Christchurch Sheep Farm Visit
Responded Jul 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 and where possible exceeding our customers expecations. I hope you do have the opportunity to visit this very unique part of the world again at some future date.
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Kathleen S wrote a review May 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia14 contributions1 helpful vote
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 area. Graham, our guide, provided bits of
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Response from Canterburyleisure, Manager at Christchurch Sheep Farm Visit
Responded 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 some future date.
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Great afternoon’s experience
Our driver Phil was super friendly, accommodating, knowledgeable and just overall amazing. The selection of winerie
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Trip of a lifetime!
We enjoyed an amazing tour of the South Island of NZ. Felt safe and well cared for. Terrific driver, Ian. Lovely ac
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Graham our driver was awesome. He was humble, friendly and approachable and most of all cared for us.
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Superb day on the Waipara Wine Trail
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Beautiful day
What a beautiful spot. Had the best fish n chips in a very long time. Wonderful shops to brows through. Everyon
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Amazing experience, i would highly recommend.
Well organized, lovely friendly and helpful staff. Onboard videos informative. Great trip got what we expected ev
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Robert T
Worth a look
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Sharon C
Waste of a Day
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Winery Tour
I went on this tour with my mother and 3 year old son, and everyone (driver, winery staff, and fellow tourists) wer
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Great Wineries with Great People!
My wife and I had such a good time. We ended up becoming good friends with everyone else on the tour. Well worth th
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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