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Gem Alpaca Stud

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18 Nixons Road | Rd17, Fairlie 7987, New Zealand
+64 3-685 8689
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Excellent, an absolute must go!

We had such a great time when we visited on 26 Apr 2018. We had a 1 hour tour, and got to know the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jayke K
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Adorable alpacas, must visit

had a one hour tour with the Alpacas, they were fluffy and very cute. a must-go and highly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LanceTKH
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Gem Alpaca Stud is situated on the main highway from Christchurch to Queenstown - perfectly placed for your stop over. Come on in and feed, touch and meet our Alpaca, Llama & sheep. Get your up close photos with our beautiful animals. Large covered veranda and outdoor seating with our farm shop open 7 days featuring a huge range of alpaca products. We also now have refreshments, ice creams, coffee and cold drinks. Farm Visits daily 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm $20 per adult, $15 per child, children 6 and under are FREE. PLEASE NOTE: No public toilets on site. please use facilities in the township just 1 minutes drive away.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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18 Nixons Road | Rd17, Fairlie 7987, New Zealand
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+64 3-685 8689
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a great time when we visited on 26 Apr 2018. We had a 1 hour tour, and got to know the alpacas in an up front and personal way. We fed them out of our hands, and petted them. Bron was an...More

Thank Jayke K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

had a one hour tour with the Alpacas, they were fluffy and very cute. a must-go and highly recommended

Thank LanceTKH
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this by chance driving to Christchurch, and we are so glad we stopped. The tour was so much fun and extremely informative. Great value for money and can be enjoyed by all ages.

Thank Vincent B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way back to Christchurch from Mt. Cook - and we were so glad we did! Felt like shadows to those who worked and lived here each day. This is a working farm that gives tours on the side. We were the...More

Thank travlbug
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We had an amazing time during our tour! We loved seeing the baby alpacas and getting to feed them was so much fun. They're so friendly and the guide knew so much, it was really informative. The animals are really gentle and sweet. There's also...More

Thank Cecily K
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This was hands down my favorite experience in my WHOLE New Zealand trip--and I was here for three weeks. The people were friendly and knowledgable. They were kind and patient and loving. The alpaca were funny and friendly too! I bought so many cool things...More

Thank SarahEL2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

This tour was so much fun and very informative!! I learned a lot about alpaca and llama and even sheep! The alpaca are super friendly and very eager for the food in your hand. The staff are so friendly and helpful, and even helped us...More

Thank Madeleine R
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Did the farm tour - Alpaca and Llama were friendly and interactive - guide was friendly and informative

Thank Jerry A
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We were lucky to be able to get a private tour around the farm as nobody else booked at the same timing. The guide was very knowledgeable and we learned lots of interesting things about the alpacas and llamas. We also got to feed them,...More

Thank Irene C
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The guide was friendly and helpful in pointing out the hustle and bustle of farming the alpaca and Llama. Everyone gets to change into boots before heading out to the farm. Washroom is actually available in the farm. All the animals in the farm have...More

Thank Zac C
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