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Sheepworld - New Zealand Sheep and Wool Centre

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and discover Rural New Zealand at Sheepworld, just a 40 minute drive north of Auckland!


  • An authentic, rural New Zealand farm experience!
  • Learn all about NZ farming, wool production and harvesting techniques
  • Enjoy a daily live show with entertaining, informative presenters
  • Get up close and personal with friendly farm and exotic animals
  • A fun and educational experience for all ages!

Discover Sheepworld - New Zealand’s premier showcase for sheep and wool production, where you can get a fascinating insight into how we farm our sheep in NZ, and harvest and use their wool.

In the show you'll get to watch close-up as the sheep are rounded up by the dogs, sorted and shorn. Learn amazing facts about sheep, farming, and wool from the entertaining and informative show-presenters.

There’s also a farmyard full of friendly farm and exotic animals, the New Zealand Wool Story exhibition, an eco-trail through stunning native bush, and a great café.

The on-site Ecowool shop offers beautiful knitwear, sheepskin footwear and rugs all made from natural, renewable materials.

Sheepworld is educational and fun for visitors of all ages and nationalities and is great whatever the weather!


Show times from September 2020:

  • 11.00am or 1:00pm - Sheep & Dog Show

  • Please Note: Sheep & Dog Show operates on weekends and school holidays only.

    Adult $22.50
    Child $14.00 (4 - 13 years )
    Infant $0.00 (0 - 3 years )

    What's included

    • General Park Admission
    • Sheep and Dog Show
    • Tickets give you all day access to the Park plus entry to the Sheep & Dog Show


    • Sheepworld is located on State Highway One (SH1) 65 KMs north of central Auckland, 4 kms North of Warkworth.

      Twice daily direct bus service available from Auckland.

    Child Friendly

    • This experience welcomes families with children.


    • Opening Hours: Open 10:00am to 4:00pm, Saturdays and Sundays (except Christmas Day).

      Please Note: Sheep & Dog Show operates on weekends and school holidays only. You are welcome to arrive any time after 10:00am on the date you have booked.

      Child Age is 4 - 13 years. Under 4 years are free of charge.

    Available Bookings from November 30 to December 06

    Change Dates

    All prices are shown in NZD ($)

    Mon 30 Nov
    Tue 1 Dec
    Wed 2 Dec
    Thu 3 Dec
    Fri 4 Dec
    Sat 5 Dec
    Sun 6 Dec

    9spaces priced from:

    • Adult$16.00
    • Child$14.00

    6spaces priced from:

    • Adult$16.00
    • Child$14.00

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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    eloisel from New Zealand wrote on 21 February 2020

    Sheep world

    Staff are very helpful and knowledgable. The talk was fantastic and informative. The animals are healthy. Lovely shop if you wanted to just buy wo products. Loved the baby goats!

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    Maz from New Zealand wrote on 05 October 2020

    Nice weekend getaway from Auckland

    Nice an easy check in. Good sheep and dog show. Good for kids and families.

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    Vanessa Steffener from New Zealand wrote on 28 September 2020

    Sheep world

    Amazing friendly team, my boys and I had a great day. Thanks.

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    gobinds from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2020

    Sheep world excellent trip

    Great experience Friendly staff

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