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Storybook Alpaca Farm

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by Janelle (subscribe)
I like to participate in life rather than be a spectator. Music, dancing, theatre, travelling, food, cycling and walking are some of my passions. Writing is an enjoyable pastime that allows me to share my experiences.
Published September 16th 2018
Once Upon A Time
Alpaca, farm, Australia, family, nature, pets
A friendly bunch (image JW)

Take a trip to the Southern Highlands and to Storybook Alpacas for a farm visit with a difference. The farm is family owned and operated. Karen and her daughter Rubey are incredibly hospitable hosts who are very passionate about their four-legged friends.

Farm, alpaca, nature, Southern Highlands, country, family
Karen loves her alpacas (image JW)

During your visit, you will have plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with the gentle curious alpacas. It is also fun to watch the other visitors interacting with the alpacas. The star of the herd is the photogenic older statesman Ruger who loves cuddles, selfies and chatting up the girls.

Alpaca, family, humour, nature, Southern Highlands,
Benny & Jett (image JW)

Karen and Rubey are very friendly and love sharing their knowledge of alpacas. The visit is informally structured you get to meet, feed, walk and pat the animals whilst learning a few facts about them. Their individual personalities are easy to observe and some of them will even give you an "Eskimo kiss".

Alpaca, nature, family, fun, farm visit, animal, Australia, Southern Highlands
Walkies with Ruger (image JW)

Tea, coffee, juice, fruit, biscuits and cake are served for morning/afternoon tea in the garden where you can continue to watch the animals whilst chatting to the other visitors. Alpaca related products can be purchased in the gift shop or online.

Farm visit, morning tea, Australia, Southern Highlands, nature, animals
Group visits catered for (Facebook image)

Small and large bookings can be accommodated and a visit to Storybook Alpacas is suitable for everyone from young children to senior citizens. Bookings are essential and should be made two weeks ahead of time, email Karen ( for availability.

Alpaca, farm visit, family, nature, Southern Highlands, children, outing
Who me? (Image JW)

Don't worry about getting too close, they spit to ward off intruders and amorous males and rarely spit at humans.
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Why? To learn about alpacas and make some furry friends
When: By appointment, bookings essential email
Phone: 0407 407 763
Where: 7 Olive Lane, Bargo NSW
Cost: From $20 per person
Your Comment
Very cute, Janelle - they look like they have been washed and preened especially. Do alpacas have the habit of 'spitting' the same as llamas?
by Elaine (score: 3|7912) 899 days ago
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