1 Great Day from Auckland - Sheep Shearing, Sheep-Dogs, Lunch & Wine Tasting

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Sheep Sheering and Sheep Dog Show

Sheep Shearing and Sheep-Dog Show

Enjoy the authentic live demonstration and taste award-winning boutique wines in a stunning location

Sheep Shearing in New Zealand is an amazing experience, also the impressive talents of the sheep-dogs. Enjoy award-winning New Zealand wines and lunch in a stunning location, showcasing the freshest, local organic ingredients. Taste the unique healthy Manuka Honey and enjoy scenic views on the way back to  Auckland.

Price per Person (min. 2 Persons): 

NZ$ 469.00   


This tour can be customized to suit your requirements precisely! Please let us know your special requests by clicking here. When you arrive in Auckland on a cruise ship, please refer here to the Auckland Port-Cruise Ship Schedules.

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Included within this tour

  • Personal guided Small Group Tour (2-10 people)
  • Guiding: Licenced Driver Tour Guide
  • Commentary: English or German (other languages on request)
  • Transportation: by car, depending on size of group 4WD, Limousine or 8-12 Seater Van, Hybrid Vehicle on request
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: selected Auckland City Hotels / close Cruise Ship Terminal / Meeting Point
  • Start of Tour: 9:00am- can be modified according to your cruise ship schedule or timetable
  • Duration: approx. 6 hours (please allow extra minutes depending on the traffic)
  • All Entry fees
  • Wine Tasting fee (three New Zealand Boutique Wines)
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    Visiting a Sheep Farm in New Zealand

  • Lunch in a magical setting, showcasing the freshest local organic produce and seasonal ingredients
  • Snacks: New Zealand bottled water
  • Not included: Personal Expenses (e.g. Quality Whool or Honey products etc.)

Quick overview:

  • Harbour Bridge, views of Auckland
  • Sheep Shearing & Sheep Dog Show
  • Wine Tasting of three award-winning boutique wines
  • Lunch in architecture-award-winning  restaurant nestled in awesome nature with local organic ingredients
  • Sculpture Trail, a dynamic exhibition of large-scale sculpture set in a stunning natural environment
    Sculpture Trail

    Sculpture Trail

  • Scenic Drive
  • Honey Tasting
  • Fall asleep after a Great Day

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The following summary...

..lists detailed information for each major stop of our itinerary.

  • Sheep Shearing in New Zealand is an amazing experience! The live demonstration begins with the sheepdogs rounding up and bringing in the sheep, which are then sorted and shorn. These dogs have incredible intelligence and social abilities. The Show is authentic, interactive and full of information about sheep farming, includes dog handling, sheep shearing and lamb feeding.
  • Learn first hand about New Zealand’s sheep farming in this fascinating and entertaining presentation. The experienced presenters are full of facts and explain what is happening throughout. This tour provides a fascinating insight into the unqiue qualities of wool, and how it is used in N.Z. to create internationally revered high quality products. You get a close-up view of all the action. A great day experience for all ages and of course everybody wants to get ’hands-on’ when its time to feed the cute lambs!
  • The next highlights are wine tasting and Lunch in a stunning location!

    Wine Tasting of New Zealand award-winning boutique wines

    Wine Tasting of award-winning boutique wines

    Discover the elegance of award-wining New Zealand boutique wines in a truly magical setting. The vineyard produces a focused range of world-class wines from grapes grown on site in this sustainably accredited vineyard: a renowned Pinot Gris, a vibrant Rose and intense Bordeaux-style red blends.

    Enjoy your lunch in an architectural-award winning restaurant, nestled in the midst of an idyllic landscape of farmed pasture and native bush. The kitchen is excited to offer a la carte dining, showcasing the freshest local organic produce and seasonal ingredients.

  • It‘s time to discover the next New Zealand icon with a well-knowing reputation all over the world: Manuka Honey is a unique, delicious tasting honey with complicated properties, high nutritional value and famous throughout the world.

    Next stop on our tour is a Honey Center that has not without reason the self-description: „We believe that New Zealand honey is the best in the world, and that ours is by far the best in New Zealand. We take great pride in producing the best honey in New Zealand.“ The honey produced from the Manuka tree (is native to New Zealand and grows in remote bush areas) has a distinctively strong mineral flavor which is a favourite throughout the world.

    You can taste the honey produced on site, this honey has a delicious flavour with excellent health benefits. Observe also New Zealand's largest live bee wall display and find a great range of premium skin-care and health-care products made out of honey.

  • Heading back to Auckland we drive over the Harbour Bridge with awesome views

    Manuka Honey - a New Zealand icon

    of the skyline and the imposing "Sky Tower".


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Sheep Dog Show and Sheep Shearing in New Zealand

Sheep Dog Show and Sheep Shearing in New Zealand

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Price per Person (min 2 Persons): 

NZ$ 469.00 

A minimum of two persons is required for this tour to go ahead.

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  • You go on with the payment to secure the booking
  • We are looking forward to your stay in this amazing country.

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