Western Cape - Alpaca Day 2019

(Please note that these opening times refer only to 27th April - if you wish to visit farms on other dates please phone to arrange an appointment with the breeder)

List of Farms that will be open:

Farm Alpaca Loom Coffee Shop and Weaving Studio
Hosts Dietmar Keil & Kerstin Heisterkamp
Address Suid-Agter Paarl Road, Southern Paarl 7624, Western Cape
Ph.No. Dietmar 084 793 3666
Email address info@alpacas.co.za
Website www.alpacas.co.za
Opening Daily: 10:00-18:00.
Arrangements Visitors may just arrive
Directions: GPS S 33°45.591 E 18°54.359
From Cape Town:
Follow the N1 (north). At +/- 10 km before Paarl take Exit 47. Turn left onto the R44 in direction of Wellington. After 6.2 km turn right onto the Suid-Agter Paarl Road. The Alpaca Loom is on your left after 2.2 km.
Entry Fee? No entrance fee for coffee shop, weaving studio and petting zoo.
Refreshments Hot & Cold beverages, cake, pies and toasted sandwiches.
What we offer: Interact with the alpacas in the petting zoo and watch our weavers process the soft alpaca fleece into luxurious products.
Enjoy our decadent cakes and a cup of freshly brewed coffee while taking in the views of the alpaca herd , the dromedaries and Table Mountain in the distance.
Alpaca Barn Tours take place hourly on National Alpaca Day and we invite you to meet the resident alpaca herd including our youngest crias and to learn more about the alpacas , their fiber and the processing from fiber to fabric.
(Cost R80 per adult, R60 for pensioners & students, R50 for children, kids under 3 are free)
At The Alpaca Loom we produce a range of woven scarves , shawls , ponchos and blankets using the beautiful range of natural colours that our alpacas grow . Additionally there is a selection of exquisite hand-knitted mittens, beanies and jerseys available as well as a variety of alpaca yarns.
Or simply sit back and relax while your kids use up all that pent-up energy on the jungle gym.

Farm Helderstroom Alpacas
Hosts Christopher and Alison Notley
Address This year taking place at Ohio Farm with Willowbrook Alpacas, Noordhoek.
Ph.No. 0826629670
Email address alpacas@helderstroom.co.za
Website www.helderstroomalpacas.co.za
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 16.00
Refreshments? Yes
What we offer: Hand finished woven and knitted unique pure alpaca products, one of a kind.

Farm Mukuti Stud Alpacas
Hosts Lorna Ramsden
Address This year taking place at Ohio Farm with Willowbrook Alpacas, Noordhoek.
Ph.No. 083 456 2545 / 6
Email address info@alpacasa.co.za
Website www.alpacasa.co.za
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 16.00. May just arrive
Refreshments? Beer, food, beverages and more
What we offer: Spinning and weaving demos, yarns, garments.

Hosts Lorna Ramsden
Address Ohio Farm, Chapmans Peak Drive, Noordhoek, Cape Town,7979
Ph.No. Lorna 0834630400 Scharlie 0768039924
Opening hours Open both Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4 pm
Entry fee? R20 for adults, children free.
What we offer: Large alpaca herd with young cria. Stalls selling alpaca goods and refreshment stalls