Earn 1 Airpoints Dollar™ for every $100 you spend

Explore Bookme forRotorua & Taupo

Airpoints

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...

Highlights

  • 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!

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

What's included

  • Includes access to the Bush Discovery Reserve & Gold and Kauri Museum

Notes

  • Child Age is 2 - 17 years inclusive.

    Opening Hours: Open from 10am - 4pm.

    Location: Bullswool Farm, 240 Rahu Rd, RD4, Karangahake Gorge, Paeroa.

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

Available Bookings from June 06 to June 12

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 6 Jun
Sun 7 Jun
Mon 8 Jun
Tue 9 Jun
Wed 10 Jun
Thu 11 Jun
Fri 12 Jun

1spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$10.70
  • Child$9.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$13.50
  • Child$9.00

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

4.7

15 reviews

Showing all 15 authenticated Bookme reviews

Glyn Carpenter from New Zealand wrote on 28 April 2019

Share Link

Good but expensive

Great place for kids. But $18 price for the adults who take them in is needlessly expensive. All the adults do is watch over the kids. It's a kids experience. $5 per adult would be more appropriate.

This review helped me

From Karangahake Gorge - Bullswool Farm Park Entry

We are an attraction that caters for all age groups, which happens be an excellent facility for children. However, we have lots of adults without children visit us, who enjoy the farm animals, beautiful setting, Native Bird reserve, and our museums. We also have lots of adults who bring their children, and choose to fully experience the farm themselves, and participate in all that is on offer, rather than just "watching over" them. Farm parks are labour intensive and expensive to run, and while you might regard our admission price "needlessly expensive", we couldn't possibly cover our operating costs if we only charged $5 per adult. We think we offer fantastic value for money. There are only a handful of visitor attractions in surrounding regions - Auckland, Waikato and Rotorua, where visitors can occupy themselves for 3+ hours. We are one of those few attactions, and to the best of our knowledge, we are the also the cheapest.

Carol from New Zealand wrote on 29 July 2019

Share Link

Great family experience

What an absolute gem this place is! Lots of super friendly animals to feed. Great selection of play areas for little kids. Lovely woodland walk and interesting farming artefacts on display. Nice picnic areas. Something for the whole family to enjoy.

This review helped me

TJ from New Zealand wrote on 03 June 2019

Share Link

An up close experience with some neat farm animals

An awesome place. Especially great for kids. I agree with the price for adults (as stated in another review here). But I think the deal through Bookme was really good. I would suggest bringing some comfortable footwear suitable for the farm park. We went in the winter and a member of our visiting crew had dress shoes on which wasn't a good idea. Also, I would say, have a look at any maps on site, or the Visitor's guide to make sure you don't miss anything. If we hadn't looked, we would've definitely missed a fair bit, including the nice donkies we saw at the end. (The donkies were braying happily when they saw us, and came over... “eeyore eeyore!". Very cool, haha.)

This review helped me

Kimmy from New Zealand wrote on 26 April 2019

Share Link

Great Farm

Great place to see! lots of animals to see and activities to do. Well maintained and beautiful farm. Had so much fun. Awesome place for the kids and the whole family.

This review helped me

Jo from New Zealand wrote on 24 April 2019

Share Link

An awesome day!

Loved our time at Bullswool. Thanks for having us

This review helped me

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

Adult

    Child 2 - 17 years

      Qualmark certification

      What does Qualmark mean for you?

      When you see the Qualmark logo, your activity of choice is endorsed by New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance organisation and backed by leaders in the industry. It’s your trusted guide to iconic activities and experiences that are awarded for their exceptionally high level of quality, safety and sustainability.

      This activity has a Qualmark Award

      This award identifies a business with a high level of professionalism, a keen awareness of the impact it has on the environment and a commitment to a customer centric approach.

      This award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations. Their proactive leadership and management ensure the business’s focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to create genuine, constantly evolving and sustainable tourism experiences.

      This award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand. It denotes exceptional customer experiences at the heart of everything the company does. This business is leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.

      Ask a Question

      Register for Bookme now

      Create your Bookme account today and start keeping track of your bookings and favourite deals.

      Sign Up for Bookme

      Login instantly with Facebook

      Login with your Facebook account.

      Or with your existing Bookme login

      Sample menu

      Add to list

      Register for Bookme now

      Create your Bookme account today and start keeping track of your bookings and favourite deals.

      Sign Up for Bookme

      Login instantly with Facebook

      Login with your Facebook account.

      Or with your existing Bookme login