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Clifton Station Wool World

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Address: Clifton Station | Hawke's Bay, Te Awanga, New Zealand

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Genuine New Zealand.....

We had heard of this place from a fellow traveler and we were not disappointed. Our hotel thought they we closed , but she rang Ian up on his cell (thanks Fairley Motor Lodge... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We had heard of this place from a fellow traveler and we were not disappointed. Our hotel thought they we closed , but she rang Ian up on his cell (thanks Fairley Motor Lodge) and he opened it up for just the two of us. So thankful. Ian is the genuine deal. This is the honest, non Disney version, of... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We rang up on new years day to see if they were doing any tours, I don't think they were but said they could accommodate the four of us, The couple of hours we spent there were fantastic, Our friends from the UK had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed it (especially the Wild Boar and Possum). It was totally... More 

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

We were guests at a wedding held in the Woolshed and it was a brilliant venue. Lots of interesting artifacts and photos on display. The stage area made for excellent visual and audio and as it was an extremely hot, windy day, the building provided much needed relief from the weather conditions.

Thank Helen G
Havelock North, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2012

This is a museum like attraction by the sea in an old wool-shed. There are animals on site that you can get close to and there is a tour explaining the history of sheep shearing in New Zealand. There is also a souvenir shop on site.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2012

We highly recommend the drive out to Clifton and a stop at the wool station. They have a nice shop of NZ woolens and a functioning shearing shed. The owner shears a sheep for visitors around 1:30 or 2:00 daily (check for times). The owner is very knowledgeable about the sheep industry which has moved from wool to meat. It... More 

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