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Karangahake Gorge - Bullswool Farm Park Entry

Tick off an essential kiwi adventure as you experience typical rural farm life at the beautiful Bullswool Farm Park!


  • Experience an unmissable kiwi rural adventure!
  • Hand-feed rare-breed farm animals such as emus, rabbits, llamas, donkeys and much more!
  • Set in a tranquil bush-land setting with many walking tracks and stunning views
  • Explore the native bird reserve and Gold & Kauri Museum
  • Minutes from the famous Karangahake Gorge walking tracks
  • A fantastic idea for all ages - there's something for everyone!

Bullswool Farm is a slice of Kiwi paradise and a must-do for those wanting to experience typical Kiwi rural farm life.

Perfectly positioned just minutes from the famous Karangahake Gorge walking tracks and set amongst wild and beautiful landscapes with stunning views, this unique working farm is the perfect way to disconnect in the peace and tranquility of nature.

You'll get to meet many rare-breed farm animals which include; miniature horses, emus, goats, alpacas, llamas, deer, paint horses, kune-kune pigs, miniature cattle, rabbits, rare breed chickens, ducks, pheasants, coloured sheep and donkeys. All the animals are friendly and well-cared for so you can get right up close and hand-feed them - even the biggest animals!

The kids will absolutely love the play area, with wooden play structures built by award-winning sculptor, Tony Howse. When you feel like exploring, there are many walkways to roam at your leisure offering amazing farmland and bush views, or you can check out the native bird reserve and the Gold & Kauri Museum.

To top it all off, why not bring lunch and enjoy it at one of the several picnic areas? There really is something for everyone!

Family Pass available here!

Adult $18.00
Child $12.00 (2-17 years old)

What's included

  • Includes access to the Bush Discovery Reserve & our Museums


  • Bullswool Farm: 240 Rahu Rd, RD4, Karangahake Gorge, Paeroa

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Open hours: 10am - 4pm (Last admission 3:30pm)

    Buckets of animal food can be purchased on the day for $5 per bucket.

Available Bookings from October 18 to October 24

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$18.00
  • Child$12.00

  • Adult$14.00
  • Child$10.50

  • Adult$11.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$10.50

  • Adult$14.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$10.50

  • Adult$14.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$10.50

  • Adult$14.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$10.50

  • Adult$14.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$10.50

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Jai Parmar from New Zealand wrote on 12 September 2020

Farm trip

Farm was really good as my son enjoyed a lot and was not willing to come back

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janeto from New Zealand wrote on 25 July 2020

Amazing place

Really good value for money and a great stop over to Tauranga from Auckland. Very interactive and our little boy could have stayed for hours.

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rossk from New Zealand wrote on 15 July 2021

Bullswool Farm

We had a great time! Perfect place to spend a few hours with young children.

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Linda from New Zealand wrote on 04 July 2021

Really lovely place for kids.

Nice scenery and lots of cute farm animals and play facilities. Good for a family stop for a day

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Roger from New Zealand wrote on 07 June 2021

Wonderful experience!

It’s just exceeding my expectations.

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