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Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours

#11 of 27 Tours in Akaroa
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328 Wainui Main Road, Akaroa 7582, New Zealand
+64 3-304 5141
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amazing view with those cutest creatures

Thats a wonderful trip . you could be so close to the alpacas and they also allowed you touch them... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Duidui Z
Long drive

We've visited a few alpaca farms before and they have some of the cuties animals here; no wonder... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
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Take a tour with a difference; get up close and personal at Shamarra Alpaca Farm overlooking Akaroa Harbour. Alpaca Farmers, Frank and Anya will treat you to an interesting and interactive introduction to these majestic animals. Wander amongst grazing herds of alpacas, and discover the unique qualities of their fleece - “fibre of the gods” as proclaimed by the Incas. Enjoy home baked biscuits and a beverage while browsing the Alpaca Shop. For Tour times and up to date prices go to website.
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328 Wainui Main Road, Akaroa 7582, New Zealand
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+64 3-304 5141

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thats a wonderful trip . you could be so close to the alpacas and they also allowed you touch them! I have a beautiful time here and will remember it for real . Please note to book it before you go as they have a...More

Thank Duidui Z
Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very pleased that your visit will be a long lasting memory for you. Thanks for advising that we have set times for tours.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We've visited a few alpaca farms before and they have some of the cuties animals here; no wonder they've won so many awards!! Unfortunately the tour we joined had a huge group (probably because it was close to Chinese national holidays). Therefor the amount of...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

It wasn't the best weather but we enjoyed the tour so much. We didn't book online as we only found out very last minute that we couldn't just walk in. We decided to make a phone call and we instantly got a confirmation. We head...More

Thank BethKiss2012
Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Thanks for booking our tour and we're delighted that you had a great time!

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The Kids and we were very curious to see the Alpacas and decided to visit the farm on our way back from Akaroa. A farm on top of the hills with a breathtaking view of the sea and bay. The tour started with a briefing...More

Thank Pata2020
Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks for your great review and compliments!

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I came across information about this farm in one of the booklets in our hostel and said immediately that I must see them. We booked a tour (response of the owner was immediate) and couple hours later we were on our way. The road to...More

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Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Alpacas really are special and we love it when our guests fall in love with them too! Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We booked the farm tour on the day we stopped @ Akaroa for our cruise. We got picked up & dropped off from the wharf, the farm tour is amazing, my boys had so much fun to have close contact with alpacas, feeding the alpacas,...More

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Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your visit. All our babies are now born and we get to enjoy watching them grow up.

Reviewed 11 February 2017

We saw this farm tour off of the Christchurch and Canterbury booklet. I wanted to learn more about Alpacas and what they are farmed for and how they are treated. Reading reviews about this, it was indeed a steep drive to the farm from the...More

Thank lui g
Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thanks for your detailed review of your visit to Shamarra Alpaca Farm and very pleased you found your tour inspiring.

Reviewed 6 February 2017

Did you know that the best way to tell if a female is impregnated is when she spits at the face of the male that just impregnated her?! This one only one of the heaps of fact that we learned during our absolutely amazing tour...More

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Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

You guys get 10 out of 10 for absorbing all the facts! Thanks for your great photos and we're very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Shamarra Alpaca Farm.

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very informative tour with lots to see and learn. Bit of a steep drive up to the property but well worth it. Complementary drinks available.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Frank picked us up from the port. It was a lovely twenty minute drive to his farm. As we drove up the steep slope to the farm, the views of the harbour is spectacular. His daughter Alex did a short introduction on Alpacas and their...More

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Anya W, Owner at Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thanks for your great review and we appreciate you recommending Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tours.

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ccliff5
7 July 2017|
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Response from Anya W | Property representative |
Hi. Our tour is suitable for all ages. If you'd like to book, please book through our website. Thank you.
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RufinaSusan
4 February 2015|
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Response from Anya W | Property representative |
Hi. Thanks for your enquiry. We are open in July, weather permitting. Please contact us when you arrive in New Zealand to book a tour. The weather is variable in winter and often have lovely sunny mild days. Look forward... More
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