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East Coast and the Volcanic Zone Sights

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  • Western Rd., Ngongotaha Map It
  • Rotorua
  • Farm/Ranch

Updated 02/18/2014

Fodor's Review

At this working sheep-and-cattle farm you can get a guided tour through the farm(where you can get up close and personal with the animals) and the kiwifruit orchard, but the main attraction is the farm show. Well-trained dogs run across the backs of sheep, and there are a shearing demonstration and lots of barking, noise, and farmyard smells. Heads-up to the uninitiated: what the shearer is wearing is not an undershirt but a shearing vest, a classic Kiwi item. Expect

plenty of wisecracks about pulling the wool over your eyes and about Whoopi Goldberg (here, a Lincoln sheep with dreadlock-style wool). Sure, it's corny, but it's fun. Shows are at 9:30, 11, and 2:30 daily.

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Sight Information

Address:

Western Rd., Ngongotaha, 6 km (4 mi) north of Rotorua, Rotorua, 3010, New Zealand

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Phone:

07-357–1050

Sight Details:

  • Farm show NZ$31, farm tour and show NZ$51
  • Daily 8:30–5

Updated 02/18/2014

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