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
Join us at Rubicon Valley Tourist Centre situated at Kowai Bush Springfield on the Great Alpine Highway 73 only 50 minutes from Christchurch “The Gateway to the Southern Alps”. Nestled at the foothills of the New Zealand Southern Alps, at the edge of Canterbury. On a working high country farm. Ultimate Kiwi Experience MORE
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
The picturesque bush-clad hills and valleys of Coroglen hide a colourful pioneering history. Giant Kauri once stood here, gold prospectors and gum diggers prospered amidst these hills.
Today you can ride through this beautiful and historic landscape from Rangihau Ranch. MORE
Set in 80 hectares of tranquil grounds, within 15 minutes drive of Christchurch Airport, Orana Wildlife Park is New Zealand’s only open range zoo. Orana specialises in providing unique animal encounters in an open range setting. We get you up close and personal with our wonderful animals! MORE
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
Flat Hills Cafe is a country cafe with great food at great prices. There is free wifi and a gift shop with souvenirs, essentials, second-hand books and a large candy corner with a variety of lollies.
The Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony, New Zealands largest scientifically monitored blue penguin colony, sits on the Waitaki Coast beach front, only two minutes from the centre of Oamaru. MORE
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