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The Deer Story - Museum Entry

 

DEER FARMING MUSEUM • HUNTING MUSEUM • CAFE • DEER PRODUCTS

 

Explore the fascinating history of deer at The Deer Story Museum and enjoy a unique and educational New Zealand farming experience!

Follow the deer’s journey from their early liberation in the wild, through to the culling era and then into farming - helping New Zealand to become the biggest deer farming country in the world.

 

Highlights of a visit to The Deer Story Farm Include:

  • See how the professionals capture live deer and their techniques used on the 3m x 3m big screen
  • Get up close to a full size replica of a Hughes 500 helicopter chasing a full size running stag (Static display)
  • See the world’s largest set of deer antlers including 4 world class trophy sets of Red Deer Antlers
  • View an authentic reconstruction of a deer culler hut from 1940’s era
  • Enjoy hand feeding friendly deer from the decking
  • Grab a coffee from our Cafe which also stocks a wide range of venison meat products
  • Shop for beautiful deer related products such as deer skin handbags, deer antler carvings and ornaments etc in our souvenir shop
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    Price:

  • Adults $12.50
  • Child 5 to 15 years $6.25
  • Infants under 5 years are free of charge
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    Location: 1076 State Highway 1, Manakau between Levin & Otaki. Just over 1 hours drive from Wellington.

     

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    10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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