Come Visit the ALPACAS!
Shalimar Alpacas is pleased to offer full farm tours by appointment. $5 per person, ages 2 and under free (must be carried by an adult). 24 hours advanced notice is required. The farm is open from 10am to 4pm by appointment only.
The tour includes:
A brief history of Alpacas and the differences between other members of the Camelid family
A short overview of the Alpaca fiber markets around the world and here in the United States
A walking tour of the farm, that includes view our duck and chicken areas, our Alpaca nursery where moms and babies (young alpacas are called ‘Cria’) play, and then on to our stud male pastures.
The tour wraps up in our Alpaca shop where we will explore the loom and talk about styles of weaving and alpaca garment production.
Finished Alpaca garments produced by your host and professional fiber artist Patricia Gillotin
Alpaca products are for sale within the Alpaca shop