Due to Covid-19, the Cambridge i-SITE is closed to the public until 21 April 2020

We will be answering phones and email Monday to Friday 10am-4pm and wIll do our utmost to help you in this difficult time.

Phone 07 823 3456 or Email info@cambridge.co.nz

from $50

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Phone 07 823 3456

Contact Person Cambridge i-SITE

Email info@cambridge.co.nz


Visit a working Cambridge Dairy Farm and listen to the story behind producing New Zealand’s liquid gold.

This is a 120-year-old, 5th generation Farm. The Robotic Shed was established in 2011 on 80 hectares, (200 acres) and uses a purpose built shed with 4 De Laval robotic milkers.  The cows are a Friesian/Jersey mix – known as  a kiwi cross. 150-300 Cows are milked voluntarily when they want to, and you will be able to view this.

Each cow wears an electromagnetic identifying tag around their neck that stores information on their milk production, flow and health. The computer’s memory then guides the animal through a series of gates to be milked or returned to grazing. You will hear how the Farmer is able to monitor the herd from afar – both for their welfare and milk quality and production

Discover concepts of animal breeding and hear how best practices are engaged to manage quality with balanced environmental impact. Visit the milking shed and learn how today’s farmer optimizes herd output, and view the cows self-manage their milking

Tours operate on request, Monday to Sunday, all year round. Reservations required.

Minimum 1-hour tour.

Children only with accompanying adult.

You will need to travel to the farm gate – 5 minutes from Cambridge

$50 Per Adult
$25.00 Per Child
(minimum 2 People)

Health & Safety: Closed toe footwear is essential, and you will be asked to disinfect your footwear. This is a rural working farm with mud, uneven surfaces and rural smells. Please be aware of these hazards. A good level of English is required to understand the health and safety instructions for this tour.

 

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Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!


Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site

Tauranga

1 hr

Waitomo Caves

50 min

Auckland

1 hr 45 min

Raglan

1 hr

Rotorua

1 hr

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