Kandiah Alpacas & Farmstay
Kandiah Alpacas & Farmstay
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Alpaca Farm Experience. Bookings essential. Enjoy a guided walk through beautiful New Zealand bush and learn about the various trees. Come out of the bush into a paddock with friendly alpacas. Hand feed these amazing animals and hear all about their breeding cycle and their beautiful soft fleeces. See and touch some of last year's fleeces exactly as they were shorn from the animal. See how a fleece looks and feels after it has been washed and carded. Finally, see a scarf that has been made by felting this luxurious fibre onto pure silk fabric. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions about these gentle animals with their huge eyes and long eyelashes. For those of you interested in vintage cars, you can see a 1922 Stanley Steamer. Details are on our website. We also offer self-contained accommodation at one end of our eco friendly home so you can spend as much time as you like with these unique animals. The accommodation is only suitable for 2 people.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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AmyOng
San Jose, CA36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
We decided on this farm stay versus travelling to Wellington. When searching for NZ farm stay, Kandish Alpaca farm stay was among the search results. A few farm stay appears commercialized. And the idea of interacting with alpacas was appealing to us. Are we glad we chose Kandish Alpaca farm stay!! Mark and Pav are fantastic and friendly hosts. We got to know the various trees, shrubs that are unique to NZ. And we got to understand the 2 types of alpacas and the ones on the farm are the Suri ones. We got to feed them. We are free to roam and interact with the alpacas and wander around the farm. The accommodation is super cozy. We stayed for 2 nights only and would have stay longer if our time permits. This farm stay is a great way to slow down and relax, enjoying what nature and alpacas have to offer. We thorough enjoyed our stay here, away from the hustle and bustle of city life and touristy areas! I do highly recommend this!
Written 1 April 2023
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Rachel E
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Pav and marks Alpaca your was a wonderful experience. Lovely people and a great tour of the grounds with the alpacas. Also extremely well priced compared to other similar experiences elsewhere , would recommend a visit.
Written 18 March 2023
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megan
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
The most restful and much-needed night away. Pav and Mark were so hospitable with so much attention and care made to make our stay enjoyable. From the comfy and modern accomodation, to the native bush walk and farm,to the steam car and other operations, and especially the adorable wee tribe of alpacas (which was why we really went!)...it was all incredible and we loved every moment of it. We'll definitely be back and are lucky that it's such a short trip away for us. Thank you both so much for opening you're beautiful home and lifestyle to us and for introducing us to your fur babies!
Written 16 August 2022
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Kaitlin P
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Friends
Such an amazing time at Kandiah Alpacas and Farmstay! Mark and Pav were so accommodating especially as I was on crutches and they helped me get to see the alpacas!
Will definitely be back! 😊
Written 31 January 2022
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aromoana
auckland49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Three generations visited and all loved the visit. Mark was a wonderful guide through the forest and Pav was so passionate about her Suri alpacas. Lots of questions from us all. Each patiently answered.
Such a special visit. Thank you so much Pav and Mark.
ps. Mark's hobbies are an added surprise!
Written 7 May 2021
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648cheryl
Da Nang, Vietnam4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Family
A truly wonderful experience for us Grandparents taking our 5 x Grandkids to see and learn about Alpaca’s and our native bush. Pav and her husband made us feel very welcome. I would very much recommend this place.
Written 24 April 2021
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Rosie Martin
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Family
We had a fantastic fun and educational morning with Mark, Pav and their alpacas. We had a number of children aged 1-6yrs who loved learning about various native trees, enjoyed seeing how an old steam car works and LOVED feeding the alpacas and learning what happens to their fleece. Mark and Pav were so knowledgeable, accommodating and sweet. If you’ve got a baby you’ll need a carrier and there’s no signage from the main road but google maps led us straight there. Pack some water and snacks and enjoy a couple of hours in alpaca paradise.
Written 3 March 2021
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JuzzyNZ
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020
On a special trip with my soon to be 12 year old daughter to create some memories before she enters the teens. This was the highlight of her week. Pav and Mark were wonderful hosts. So generous, knowledgable and warm. My daughter loved spending time with the Alpacas. I did too but also enjoyed hearing about some of Mark and Pav’s other projects. Such a lovely locations and lovely people. Thanks so much.
Written 26 November 2020
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Denise R
Whangarei, New Zealand4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
What a great hosts Pav and Mark are. The time we spent walking through the bush while Mark gave us history of the trees and the farm itself. Pav told us so much about the alpacas and we had so much fun feeding the alpacas.
Would recommend this visit to all.
Written 9 October 2020
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Sbitnev V
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Marc and Pav are the kindest and warmest hosts.
We had a great refreshing and relaxing 1 day stay at the farm.
Beautiful animals, spectacular location and coziest place that puts you at ease.
The hosts have put quite an effort into paying attention to the stay's details.

We missed our dinner but Pav's complimentary homemade bread made us think that bread can be delicious by itself.
Highly recommend when you need a reset or just have a quality time unplugged from the city bustle.
Written 15 December 2019
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