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Nevalea Alpacas

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Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful alpacas

We called in on our way to Hamilton. For $10 each, we were able to feed and pet the alpacas. The... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
SuzW66
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Brisbane, Australia
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A must visit

Despite the heavy rain, the owners were very nice to show us around and also answer to our many... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
CK G
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Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 700 friendly alpacas. We offer visitors ‘The Ultimate Alpaca Experience’ and have a range of different activities to choose from to give visitors an opportunity to get up close...more
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5446 State Highway 4 | Ongarue, Taumarunui 3996, New Zealand
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+64 7-896 6333
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We called in on our way to Hamilton. For $10 each, we were able to feed and pet the alpacas. The owner also gave us an interesting tour. A great place to visit. I’m sure kids would love it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SuzW66
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Despite the heavy rain, the owners were very nice to show us around and also answer to our many questions on the alpacas. The children were so happy to see the alpacas up close and personal! A must visit place if u are around the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CK G
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The staff was very hands on in making sure you got to pet and feed thenAlpacas. Along with providing the history of Alpacas in New Zealand the guide also told us there names, and random facts about the babies. Out of all the Alpaca farms...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

An alpaca farm is interesting to visit and Nevalea was one of the best. Everyone can have a good time here but the kids in our group really had a great time leading the alpacas to a paddock and then feeding them. The gentleman that...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michael R
NevaleaAlpacas2007, Owner at Nevalea Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for the review, happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the website photo which features numerous alpacas. When you approach the drive in you'll realize there are only like 20 alpacas you can feed and disappointment hits like a ton of bricks! You are restricted to a small cup of food...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ChristineLimOng
NevaleaAlpacas2007, Owner at Nevalea Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and I am sorry you felt you did not see enough alpacas. While we have over 700 alpacas on farm they are not kept in one paddock to view, they need to be spread into...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is my second time there, definitely take the Alpaca tour where you walk your very own alpaca around the farm! I love alpacas, so I made sure to make a stop over at Nevalea Alpacas. The hosts were friendly, alpacas were lovely, and I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joni C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We loved our second visit at the Alpaca farm. These creatures are amazing and friendly. I'd recommend the Alpaca walk and the feeding to anyone. The views are incredible too.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LauraS5587
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Visited New Zealand from South Africa for 5 weeks and 'accidently' came across this lovely farm on our way from Whanganui to Hamilton with my brother-in-law who lives in New Zealand. The farm owners were amazingly friendly and answered our many questions about the superb...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank scole2014
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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 would have such an enjoyable time?...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lydia L
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

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! We each walked out alpaca out to a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank maite l
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