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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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Awesome place

We stopped in here for a farm tour and were so pleased we did. Super friendly staff and a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richsaundersnz
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Great experience with friendly people!

We had a really good experience with the alpacas, llamas and sheeps. Libby was really friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimberly L
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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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“farm tour” (9 reviews)
“private tour” (2 reviews)
“great visit” (2 reviews)
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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 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a farm tour and were so pleased we did. Super friendly staff and a great guide for our hour on the farm. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Richsaundersnz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good experience with the alpacas, llamas and sheeps. Libby was really friendly and informative. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Kimberly L
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great value for money!! You get to feed the alpaca and llamas.The staff are really friendly and will answer any questions you have.Great for families and children.

Thank kaejun c
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this farm on our drive to Lake Tekapo and knew we had to stop in. Best. Idea. Ever. For just $20 you get to tour their farm and meet 75 amazing Alpacas/Llamas and you even get to feed them and pat them!...More

Thank Emily N
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

My mom and i had such an amazing time. Jill was so nice and sweet as to even offer to pick us up from the Intercity bus stop and dropped us after the tour there as well. They provide boots so that your shoes won’t...More

Thank kimikoon
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We went with 2 children for the farm visit. It was fantastic, the kids had a great time feeding thw animals and getting nose to nose with an Alpaca. We learnt a lot on the visit and would highly recommend a stop off for the...More

Thank Melindak77
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time feeding the alpacas and learning about these beautiful animals from Jill. The young alpaca named Marshmallow was my favorite (pictured below)! The farm scenery is just lovely. My husband and I really enjoyed this stop on our drive through this...More

Thank VRCOkon
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The farm is awesome and the animals are in excellent condition. Also the shop and the products available are amazing and well under priced. Recommend a visit...

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! Something for the inner child 😁 You leave the place with a smile 😀 And the animals are so damn FLUFFY 😂🤣😂

Thank Michael-DE
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Super wonderful experience at the farm with Jill.. she’s like Alpaca mama... definitely worth a stop here.. it’s really a hidden gem.. ❤️

Thank tinks1210
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