Karangahake Gorge - Bullswool Farm Park Entry

Tick off an essential kiwi adventure as you experience typical rural farm life at the beautiful Bullswool Farm Park...


  • Experience an unmissable kiwi rural adventure!
  • Hand-feed rare-breed farm animals such as emus, rabbits, llamas, donkeys and much more!
  • Set in a tranquil bush-land setting with many walking tracks and stunning views
  • Explore the native bird reserve and Gold & Kauri Museum
  • Minutes from the famous Karangahake Gorge walking tracks
  • A fantastic idea for all ages - there's something for everyone!

Bullswool Farm is a slice of Kiwi paradise and a must-do for those wanting to experience typical Kiwi rural farm life.

Perfectly positioned just minutes from the famous Karangahake Gorge walking tracks and set amongst wild and beautiful landscapes with stunning views, this unique working farm is the perfect way to disconnect in the peace and tranquility of nature.

You'll get to meet many rare-breed farm animals which include; miniature horses, emus, goats, alpacas, llamas, deer, paint horses, kune-kune pigs, miniature cattle, rabbits, rare breed chickens, ducks, pheasants, coloured sheep and donkeys. All the animals are friendly and well-cared for so you can get right up close and hand-feed them - even the biggest animals!

The kids will absolutely love the play area, with wooden play structures built by award-winning sculptor, Tony Howse. When you feel like exploring, there are many walkways to roam at your leisure offering amazing farmland and bush views, or you can check out the native bird reserve and the Gold & Kauri Museum.

To top it all off, why not bring lunch and enjoy it at one of the several picnic areas? There really is something for everyone!


Family Pass available here!

Adult $18.00
Child $12.00 (2 - 17 years)

What's included

  • Includes access to the Bush Discovery Reserve & Gold and Kauri Museum

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Child Age is 2 - 17 years inclusive.

    Opening Hours: Open from 10am - 4pm.

    Location: Bullswool Farm, 240 Rahu Rd, RD4, Karangahake Gorge, Paeroa.

  • Buckets of animal food can be purchased on the day for $5 per bucket.

Available Bookings from September 19 to September 25

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 19 Sep
Sun 20 Sep
Mon 21 Sep
Tue 22 Sep
Wed 23 Sep
Thu 24 Sep
Fri 25 Sep

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$18.00
  • Child$9.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

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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janeto from New Zealand wrote on 25 July 2020

Amazing place

Really good value for money and a great stop over to Tauranga from Auckland. Very interactive and our little boy could have stayed for hours.

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Khidhir Saemon from Singapore wrote on 09 December 2019

Awesome experince

Its a great activities for all ages. Lovely animals all around.

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Jai Parmar from New Zealand wrote on 12 September 2020

Farm trip

Farm was really good as my son enjoyed a lot and was not willing to come back

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Lesli from New Zealand wrote on 31 August 2020

Amazing experience

It was great!! Me and my partner came here on a Sunday, and we really enjoyed feeding the all the animals especially the Alpaca!!

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Kerryn Huggins from New Zealand wrote on 28 July 2020

Great place for preschoolers

Our children under 5 loved this place, great place to eat, play and see some animals up close.

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