From Pasture to the Milk Factory – The Waikato Dairy Story. Visit a working Cambridge Dairy Farm (600 Fresians and Jersey Cross herd) and listen to the story behind producing New Zealand’s liquid gold.
Walk through the paddocks touching the pasture, hear how best practices are engaged to manage quality with balanced environmental impact. Get close-up with a cow and discover concepts of animal breeding for maximum production. Visit the milking shed and learn how today’s farmer optimises herd output.
Special clothing and protective footware will be provided. To see milking in progress, specific times need to be arranged (5.30am & 2.30pm). Outdoor closed shoes are a requirement. 1½ hour tour.
Operates on request, Monday to Sunday Reservations.
Need to travel to the farm gate – 5mins from Cambridge Village.
$45 Per Adult
$22.50 Per Child
(minimum 2 People)