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Middle Rock Sheep Farm Tour

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Address: 1160 Coleridge Road, Darfield 7572, New Zealand
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+64 3-318 6899
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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One hour’s drive west of Christchurch. A comprehensive sheep farm tour...

One hour’s drive west of Christchurch. A comprehensive sheep farm tour viewing 7,000 sheep and seasonal farming activities -sheep dog mustering, sheep handling, lamb feeding (in season). A visit to Middle Rock offers the opportunity to be guests of a New Zealand farming family in a non-commercial environment amidst the stunning high country scenery of the Lake Coleridge area. There is no minimum number and family groups are a specialty.

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Incredible to experience life on a working sheep farm! Loved it!

NZ is known for sheep, so to get a true NZ experience, we booked a morning to experience at the Middle Rock Farm. I highly recommend this. The Nell family is so kind, friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cary, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NZ is known for sheep, so to get a true NZ experience, we booked a morning to experience at the Middle Rock Farm. I highly recommend this. The Nell family is so kind, friendly and knowledgeable. The things you see and do on your tour will vary based on what's going on at the farm - this is a working... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2014

I took my visiting Mom for a tour here as she was dying to see a real NZ sheep farm. This place looked a little more "real NZ" than the other places on offer, so we chanced it. What a great decision! The couple who own the place are lovely, and so old school that when we arrived in the... More 

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