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Classic Sheepskin Tannery

22 Thames Street | Pandora, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 9662
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Deer skin trophys

They have done several skins for me and I've always been impressed with the result. I would highly... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Rob H
Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
via mobile
Had a good time

They provide a free tour at 11am and 2pm each day to anyone of their back of the factory to explain... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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Sheepskin tannery offering FREE tannery tours at 11am and 2pm Monday-Saturday. Great New Zealand sheepskin products all made at the factory ensuring the highest quality.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“free tour” (3 reviews)
“skins” (3 reviews)
“nunnery” (5 reviews)
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22 Thames Street | Pandora, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 9662
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

They have done several skins for me and I've always been impressed with the result. I would highly recommend them to any hunter who is keen on keeping the memory of the hunt after the freezer is long empty. Great work done for a fair...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

They provide a free tour at 11am and 2pm each day to anyone of their back of the factory to explain the process how their sheepskin made even though it was just a very short tour (within 10mins). They gave us a little off-cut sheepskin...More

Thank tokutoshi
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Before you go, check that the factory is actually working on the day you choose to go. We went on a Saturday, but there was no-one actually working there, which rather missed the point. I have been taking overseas visitors there for 30 years now...More

Thank MRS565
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

So many things you have to pay for in NZ, this tour was free. There were only 4 people on the tour but the guide gave us the full tour and answered all of our questions. I'd lost my sense of smell, but my wife...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The interesting thing to know about classic sheepskins is that they are factory retailer. The slippers are made onsite and sold out front in the shop. Anyone who has purchased from a factory before expects not to be slapped with full retail due to their...More

Thank airmikey1
ClassicSheepskins, Manager at Classic Sheepskin Tannery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

In the Classic Sheepskins factory shop we carry a mix of first grade slippers, factory seconds, test products, end of line styles. We also carry first grade sheepskins through to seconds, pieces and loads of other products as the result of being a manufacturer. Also...More

Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Wanted slippers made in NZ, not those sold in tourist stores made who knows where. They have a great variety, and the staff was very helpful. Love buying from a small locally-owned business. Highly recommend.

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I am a staunch animal lover so I didnt like the idea of animal skins etc. It was very interesting what they do but I couldnt stomach it! Others in my group loved it so really depends on how you feel about this sort of...More

1  Thank EmmaTauranga
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We were on tour. The sheepskin tannery was a part of it. It was interesting to see how sheepskins are prepared but walking through the factory may not be for everyone as there are some places with odors that could be objectionable. It wasn't terrible...More

Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

What sets this apart from all the other sheepskin outlets you see everywhere is that they have scheduled tours of the tannery which is very fascinating! They also have a wide range of other animal skins including goat, buffalo, cow, deer, rabbit etc. The staff...More

1  Thank Poojobby
Reviewed 23 September 2014

This is both a factory outlet store here and a tannery. There is nothing fancy about this place. It is a group of industrial buildings in an industrial area. There is off street parking right next yard full of cloths lines full of drying sheep...More

1  Thank Brian M
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Terence D
26 September 2015|
Response from ClassicSheepskins | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your message. We have an online store which you can purchase through. We sell special bed sheepskins which are perfect for what you need them for. As I can not post links please look for classic sheepskins... More