Gem Alpaca Stud, Fairlie

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At Gem Alpaca Stud, roam the paddocks and mingle with the furry South American camelids. The breeding farm for llamas and alpacas--run by a married couple who aim to promote a communal lifestyle--offers tours of the estate, which specializes in breeding high-quality animals. You'll get to feed these cute, cheeky creatures and learn more about their infamous temper. The recently opened store offers ice cream and cold drinks, as well as a selection of homemade sweaters and other knitwear. Before you head to Fairlie, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Fairlie trip builder app , to make sure you see all that Fairlie has to offer, including Gem Alpaca Stud.
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  • Awesome experience! Something for the inner child You leave the place with a smile And the animals are so damn FLUFFY  more »
  • Super wonderful experience at the farm with Jill.. she’s like Alpaca mama... definitely worth a stop here.. it’s really a hidden gem.. ❤️  more »
  • Alpaca is so lovely and Jill (the guide) is passionate of job. It is worth to stop at Farlie to visit that farm.  more »
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  • Highly recommended for his place. You can feed the alpacas and the staff here is really friendly. We had such a wonderful time here! Thanks!
  • I cannot recommend this highly enough. Amazing tour of the farm with Bronn (I apologise if the spelling is incorrect). She was fantastic! Absolutely full of facts and interesting tidbits. It was so much fun seeing her interact with the different alpacas and llamas. She knew each one by name and could share a little about the characteristics and personalities of each animal. We were even introduced to the lambs and sheep wandering around the farm. We fed them all by hand and got to know each one fairly personally. It really was a fantastic day. Make sure you visit the shop. Unfortunately, I didn't catch the name of the lady that was working there, but she was lovely, friendly and helpful too! All alpaca fibre apparel there were soft, comfortable and very well priced. I bought a scarf for under $100. In several other stalls we found selling alpaca goods, a scarf would cost well over $200. Thoroughly impressed with the range, quality and fastastic pricing of the goods. Would absolutely recommend this place to anyone. It was the linchpin of a really fantastic day.
  • It’s really nice to be with these gentle animals at Gem Alpacas Stud. The staff would introduce these alpacas so I can get better understanding of their characteristics.🐑
  • Well maintained. Awesome views . Friendly staff
  • Really an intimate tour with the alpacas totally worth a visit
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