Nevalea Alpacas, Taumarunui

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Nevalea Alpacas farms around 600 alpacas, including of whispery whites, earthy browns, and beautiful blacks. The outfit farms its alpacas alongside sheep and cattle in the hills of Taumarunui. You’re welcome to come for a farm visit, feed the alpacas, and view designer garments in our farm shop, 100% New Zealand made and grown. With our online itinerary creator, Taumarunui attractions like Nevalea Alpacas can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We were driving from waitomo caves to mt ruapehu and nevalea alpaca farm was a half way point between our journey. Thus, we decided to make a "pit stop" here to rest and stretch our legs. Who knew we ...  more »
  • I booked in advance the Ultimate Alpaca Experience. The farm is set on a hill with a beautiful view of the countryside. We arrived right when the farm opened And we had the farm to ourselves basically...  more »
  • The alpacas - especially the young ones - are extremely cute. You can buy some food and hand feed them and if you book in advance you can take an alpaca for a walk. The shop is small but has some wond...  more »
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  • So many alpacas! Lovely people showing us around all their alpacas letting us feed them and pat them :)
  • A legitimate working alpaca farm. They've a variety of different things to do with their alpacas. If yiu know you're going it's best to give them a little advance notice as it is a working farm.
  • Lovely place to visit. The alpacas are cute and gorgeous, while the owners are very friendly and hospitable. The studio/shop has wonderful knitwear for sale, and the alpaca yarn that is available for purchase is beautifully soft and great to knit with. If you are looking for an outing that will be enjoyed by your children, grandchildren or other visitors, this is a great destination. Best to go on a dry day! Take gumboots or other sturdy footwear. Feeding the alpacas is very special, but it is a good idea to ring ahead so that arrangements can be made to have alpacas nearby when you arrive.
  • Just stopped to check it out late in the day on our way back from Waitomo caves, super friendly people, showed us around and and we fed the alpacas and checked out their store selling alpaca garments and such. Their Alpacas are super soft, especially the baby one born today.