Open alpaca farms - Victoria Eastern Region
The following is a list of farms in the Eastern Region of Victoria that are open to the public.
Open farm directory
Open for meeting, feeding and patting by appointment.
Ph: 0418 257 222
Our farmstay cottage:
Relax and unwind in a three bedroom, self-contained
farm cottage. Set in a pretty little garden with outdoor
eating. There are polished floors throughout, a cosy
fireplace, beds with lovely doonas and electric blankets
for cold days.
Cuddle a friendly baby:
Alternative View Alpacas offers you a unique
experience to be amongst the quietest animals on a
farm. See why they easily fit into the Australian
farming landscape. Come and meet our friendly
Things to do:
With 70 acres of pasture and forest there are many
lovely long walks around our farm, with beautiful views
over the rolling hills of South Gippsland. Experience
the peace and tranquility of beautiful Alternative View
Things to see:
As with any farm, there is plenty of cuteness all around.
Kids love visiting our geese, ducks, and chickens. Sit
and chat with our animals, or listen to the humming of
the bees in our orchard.
Take an alpaca for a walk:
Accompanied by a handler, lead an alpaca using a
halter. Take a short or long walk of approximately 2.5
km. Learn about their behaviour, interaction and what
makes them so unique.
Alpaca Walk and Farm Experience:
Experience a wonderful walk leading an alpaca
guided by Brigitte plus an enchanting farm
experience learning about natural methods of
permaculture. See how our fruit trees love alpaca
manure – happy free range chickens, geese and
ducks…and sometimes some newly hatched chicks!
The Alpaca Walk is for Adults and Children aged 15
or over. Children under 15 are more than welcome
and can walk with either an adult or Brigitte
Ph: 0427 201 192
Feed and view both adult and young alpacas. Interesting facts regarding fleece collection and demonstrations on how to harvest your alpaca fleece to get the best financial return. Luxurious knitwear made from our collection of mostly victorian alpaca fibre.
Ph: 0419 550 826
Open day each October. Animals for sale include pets, herd guards, show winning/ stud stock, breeding females.
We have plenty of experience to share with those interested in learning more about alpacas and our farm set up.
Interact with and learn more about alpacas. “Suri is our passion”
Ph: 0423 547 768
We breed stunning black huacaya alpacas and eye-catching Belted Galloway cattle on the slopes of the Strzelecki Ranges in beautiful West Gippsland. Clifden is also home to Archie the Black Alpaca – the loveable main character in our 2 children’s storybooks Archie’s Haircut & Archie’s Big Win. The stories are wonderful read-aloud tales for young children and ideal also for beginner readers. In addition we stock a range of quality alpaca products, including undyed black Clifden fleece and yarn.
Self-contained farm-stay accommodation for up to 4 guests is available at Clifden Cottage. The fully renovated cottage with its picturesque views makes the perfect spot for rest and relaxation, and the chance to interact with the alpacas.
Ph: 0408 827 896
Open Wednesday-Sunday and Public Holidays 10am-5pm. Garments, cafe for coffee and cake, book in for group lunches (we are licenced), small entry charge to see the alpacas. We run a few events throughout the year but everything is on the website.
Want to learn about alpacas ? Need advice on farm layout?
Farm Studio and Shop stocked with locally made garments and handcrafts, including, Beanies, Mittens, Scarves, Alpaca Toys, Felted Soap, Baby Cot Blankets. Raw fleece and batts for spinners, Knitting yarn – natural colours and hand dyed.
Open for visits – by appointment
Ph: 0417 506 855
For Alpaca knitwear, Knitting Yarn, Fleece, Hand Dyed Silk Scarves and gifts. Mini Museum and Photogallery
Ph: 0428 070 097
Paddock visits to feed and interact with their ever-inquisitive mums and babies. Farm shop stocked with alpaca products, including fleece, yarns, coats, wraps, scarves and throws.
Ph: 0436 022 440