Agrodome - NZ Travel


Agrodome, Rotorua

The world famous Agrodome is a must see for any visitor to Rotorua and New Zealand. Home to the multi award winning Agrodome show – an exciting and informative insight into the world of New Zealand agriculture, featuring 19 breeds of sheep, sheep shearing, cow milking, lamb feeding and dog demonstrations and our fantastic combos.

The Agrodome offers visitors an experience like no other – seeing through the eyes of a true New Zealand farmer. Situated just north of Rotorua city on a scenic 160-hectare sheep and beef farm, this exciting, educational and hands-on experience is one not to be missed.


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Main Office: Agrodome

Western Road, Ngongotaha



Distance from Town: 10km


Parking:Free parking is available onsite


Departures: Daily. 8:30am - 5:00pm.Closed Christmas Day

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Help Notes:

Everyone welcome, good for families young and old.


Transfers: No

Minimum Numbers: No

Daily Operations: Yes, several

Suitable for Disabled: Yes, more than welcome

Safety: Our staff and animals are all customer friendly, our animals are in fenced areas around the farm. You can choose to stay on the outside of the paddock or go inside our enclosures and have a pat and feed our lovable animals.

Can children take part: Yes, we encourage children to take part, the animals love it.

Can I take photographs during the trip: Yes, definitely the best way to remember your fun time with us.

Available Activities:
Agrodome Sheep Show

It is an action-packed hour of farming entertainment and education that is unlike anything you have seen before! Our energetic presenter will take you deep into the world of New Zealand farming where you will be introduced to 19 breeds of sheep; you will witness a live sheep shearing demonstration and even have the chance to bid on a sheep in our lively auction.

But it is not just about the sheep. Be amazed by the remarkable Huntaway dogs and our Strong-eye Heading dog as they demonstrate their ability to respond to commands and keep those sheep in line!

If a hands-on experience is what you want, then jump up on stage for the opportunity to feed the lambs or even hand-milk a cow! And the action does not stop there! When it is all over inside, head outside to observe the talent of our Strong Eye dog in a live dog trial with three sheep, or pop into the Woollen Mill and Shearing Shed, free of charge, to take in the history of the farming and wool industries.

During this multi award winning show you will be entertained and informed as a real kiwi shearer (black singlet and all) presents 19 breeds of champion sheep, shears a sheep using the world record Bowen technique, works noisy Huntaway and silent Strong-Eyed dogs and completes the New Zealand dog trial. Have the opportunity to milk a cow, feed a lamb and even buy a sheep!

Three shows daily at 9:30am, 11:00am and 2:30pm.

Suitable for all ages.

Organic Farm Tour

The Farm Tour is fantastic for children as well as adults. It offers a hands on experience with many exciting close encounters.... you will meet animals of all descriptions, including Romney sheep, beef cattle, red and fallow deer, llamas, alpacas, ostrich and emus.

The guided tour shows you all the ins and outs of our 160 hectare farm. We will make regular stops along the way so you have a closer look, plus hand-feed and pet the friendly animals. Your friendly, knowledgeable and experienced tour guide will explain everything and answer any questions you might have.

During the Farm Tour, you will also visit our Pure New Zealand Organic apple, mandarin orange, olive and kiwi fruit orchard. We will stop at the Organic Education Center for kiwifruit juice or wine and honey tasting. 100% pure, 100% New Zealand, not to be missed!

Organic Farm Tours depart daily at 10:40am, 12:10pm, 1:30pm and 3:40pm.

Duration is 1 hour

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