Tag Archives: Animal Park

The Point Sheep Shearing Show – Kaikoura


Come inside, gather round and sample a true taste of New Zealand sheep shearing in action!

Get up close to our Drysdale Ram – “Ram-Man” – and let him eat out of the palm of your hand. Taking place in an authentic Kiwi shearing shed you will get a taste of traditional sheep shearing including information on wool types, sheep breeds, tools and the techniques & equipment of the past.
It’s not often you can be as close to the action as you can at The Point Sheep Shearing Show. MORE

Lilliput – Taupo


Lilliput is an unbelievable piece of NZ farmland, and Kiwi culture for
children, animal lover and adults alike. Hand feed over 25 different species of
animals and birds as you wonder over 10 acres. Every single corner reveals an
exciting animal, fun game or fantasy, an enchanting place to visit and
experience. Bring a picnic, spend all day. Be sure to have a cuddle with the
babies in the barn before leaving, the Cockatoos will bid you goodbye as you
leave. MORE

Seal Swim Kaikoura


Join us for a totally unique experience seal swimming with New Zealand Fur Seals in their own spectacular environment on Kaikoura’s beautiful coast!
Snorkelling with wild New Zealand Fur Seals, in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula, truly is a unique experience. It’s one of those simple nature experiences that opens your mind to the sheer magnificence of our natural environment and its amazing inhabitants. A breath taking nature activity. You won’t believe how curious, friendly and playful New Zealand Fur Seals can be in the water. MORE



SheepWorld is fascinating and fun whatever your age, whatever the weather, just 40 minutes north of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge.
Live action sheepdog display, sheep-shearing, bottle feeding lambs and more. Learn first hand about New Zealand’s sheep farming and wool industry in our fascinating show. As featured in numerous TV shows and magazines worldwide! MORE

Arataki Honey Visitor Centre


Be a Bee!
Learn about honey making, dress up as a beekeeper, see through the eyes of a bee. Whether visiting as an individual or a family, or as part of a group, there’s plenty to explore, lots to do and entry is free.
For school groups this is a great way to introduce the importance of bees to our valuable land-based industries and environment. MORE