Looking for a unique activity in Cape Town? It doesn’t get more exciting than the Alpaca Loom in Paarl. Indigenous to Peru, we are lucky enough to have a herd of these beautiful animals in our back yard.
You can shop for exquisite handmade alpaca products and watch the weavers handcraft alpaca wool into products likes scarves, shawls, blankets and rugs. Hand-knitted mittens, beanies and jerseys are also available for sale, as well as a range of alpaca yarn. Spend your day petting  alpacas and learning about these incredible animals. The jungle gym is ideal for children to burn their pent-up energy.
An Alpaca Barn Tour is an experience of a lifetime. Here you meet the adorable resident alpaca herd including the youngest crias (babies) and engage with these furry friendly animalsFind out more about alpacas and how alpaca fibre is processed into fabric to create the beautiful wares for sale.
The Alpaca Barn Tours take place daily at 11am and 3pm. You also can enjoy delicious baked goods and coffee as you watch the alpacas in their pasture. If you need to hire an alpaca, llama or dromedary for a film shoot or other special event like birthday party or wedding, this is the place to go.
The latest offering at The Alpaca Loom are Alpaca Walks. Here you explore the farm and surroundings on a guided walk accompanied by an alpaca on a halter.
Bookings are essential for Alpaca Walks.
The Alpaca Loom operates from Monday to Sunday, from 10am – 6pm.

AWESOME ALPACAS: HANDS-ON FARM ADVENTURE

AWESOME ALPACAS: HANDS-ON FARM ADVENTURE A working farm is one of the best places for a kid to explore, to play and to grow. There is just so much learn from all the things that you can find. That is why we are thrilled when farms open their doors for our little adventurers. Like on this adventure at The Alpaca Loom Coffee Shop and Weaving Studio where the kids got to meet a large herd of alpacas and their little crias. The youngest one was born during the adventure and watching him bond with his mother was heartwarming, magical and very exciting! Do you want to join us on our next farm adventure? Download the app and come along! (https://www.adventureclubs.com/app/)

Posted by Adventure Clubs on Samstag, 1. April 2017

Source: Alpaca Loom

For more info go to FB/TheAlpacaLoom or www.alpacas.co.za, email [email protected] or call 0847933666.

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Article written by

Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She enjoys reading the works of Stephen King, and exploring the beauty of Cape Town and its surrounds.