Kowhai Forge Blacksmithing Courses

Try your hand at the ancient art of blacksmithing at Kowhai Forge. Suitable for beginners, you have the choice to choose what your would like to create over the course, for example a hand forged knife, and best of all - you get to take it home.


$149.00 - $349.00
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Your tutor, Rob, is one of the true time served Blacksmiths in New Zealand.

Rob teaches with lots of enthusiasm and Kiwi humor, so you know you’ll have a great time!

His passion, skill, and deep understanding this fascinating skill ensures you a truly authentic experience into the world of Blacksmithing in New Zealand.

Situated in the beautiful central North Island, the blacksmith forge is set in perfect environment for inspiration and creativity!

Fantastic year round - in the summer months the large forge doors are opened to let the sunshine in and in the winter months you will be cozy and warm inside by the coal fire.

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Physical address

243 Waipapa road, Wharepapa South, Te Awamutu, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $149.00 - $349.00
Further pricing information:
Provided: safety glasses and ear protection Please bring: long trousers, sturdy shoes (no open toes)
Cancellation policy:
Cancelation policy – refund or change of date is possible when booking is more than 3 weeks away. If the booking is within 3 weeks, change of date only is available.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1 hour to Hamilton airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
25 minutes by car to Te Awamutu
Proximity to town:
25 minutes by car to Te Awamutu

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Opening times

Business hours:
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Japanese NO YES
Spanish YES YES

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