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Top 10 Alpaca Farms near Toronto Where You Can Cuddle Up Close

Remember that time you swore you’d never see someone cuter than your pup? Well, time to say goodbye to that thought!

Just a short distance away from Toronto, we can meet alpacas that are so fluffy you’re gonna melt from cuteness! Once you see one, you’ll probably wish you lived in an alpaca farm!

Time to call your family or friends and ‘paca your bags for a weekend adventure with these fluffy creatures!

Riverdale Farm

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Location: 201 Winchester St

Contact: (416) 392-6794, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Monday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission: Free

Bring the whole fam to Riverdale Farm to see the animals and walk the trails for the ultimate family bonding. You’ll see alpacas, horses, cows, pigs, sheep, and ducks.

The farm spans 7.5 acres of property with 3 km of walking trails, where you can see the Simpson House, Necropolis Cemetery, and the Donnybrook Ruin.

This is a working farm, so you can’t pet and feed the animals. But you can watch them at the paddocks as you walk the trails.

Pro Tips:

This farm is stroller-friendly. If you’re bringing your baby, you can find baby change tables at the Meeting House and the Simpson House.

Large group visits require booking a schedule to ensure the best possible experience.

Far Enough Farm

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Location: Centreville Amusement Park, Centre Island

Contact: [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Saturday – Sunday: 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
  • Monday – Friday: Closed

Seasonal availability

Admission: Included with the Centreville Amusement Park day pass

  • Under 4′ – $31.64 + tax
  • Over 4′ – $40.71 + tax

In Toronto’s Centre Island, you’ll find Far Enough Farm. This is minutes away from downtown and is located inside Centreville Amusement Park.

Kids and adults can pet over 40 different species of animals. Meet the famous Huacaya alpaca resident with a teddy bear-like coat.

Alpacas aren’t the only animals you’ll see here. You’ll also meet other adorable creatures, like llamas, mini pot belly pigs, billy goats, and more!

Pro Tip:

Purchasing the tickets online is cheaper than at the gates. Note that online tickets must be purchased at least a day before the visit since same-day purchasing isn’t allowed.

All In Alpacas

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr


Location: 5811 6 Line, Rockwood

Contact: (519) 212-1695

Operating Hours:

  • By appointment


  • Per person – $30
  • Booking fee – $40

Time to get in the car and drive just an hour from Toronto. All In Alpacas is a family farm located near Guelph offering hour-long guided tours.

For the ultimate family day trip, you can get up close and personal with the adorable alpacas. Visitors can feed them and take them on a walk on a lead.

This farm breeds and raises alpacas and carries handmade items made from alpaca fleece. There are hats and scarves to keep you warm and needle-felted pint-sized alpacas for the kids.

Pro Tips:

All visits are by appointment only, so don’t forget to book your tour online. Availability is limited because they only open a few slots.

When booking your tour, you can add $20 for a bird nester. You can make a nest filled with alpaca fleece and hang it in your garden.

Brae Ridge Farm & Sanctuary

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr


Location: 7667 Maltby Rd E, Puslinch

Contact: (226) 924-4065, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Year-round: By appointment only


  • Alpaca & Friends Private Visit – $110 – $175 + tax per group
  • Yoga with Alpacas – $50 + tax per attendee
  • Glamping with Alpacas – $260 per night for two people
  • Private Farm Visit with Picnic – $260

If you’re looking for an immersive experience with alpacas, look no further than Brae Ridge Farm & Sanctuary. It’s the ultimate place to create wonderful memories with family or friends.

Animal lovers will love this farm, as you can bond with alpacas through yoga, private visits, and picnics. Yes, you can actually join a yoga session with alpacas roaming about.

This farm offers hands-on experience. You can pet and hand-feed the alpacas and take photographs that will last a lifetime!

Pro Tips:

If you want to join Yoga with Alpacas, you need to book as soon as you can. It’s not available year-round and class sizes are limited.

Glamping guests get 30% off on weekday private farm tours and weekend morning yoga classes. Remember to contact the farm ahead of time if you plan on joining the activities.

Kavanaugh Farms

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr


Location: 4601 Old Scugog Rd, Bowmanville

Contact: (289) 356-1029, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • By appointment only


  • Alpaca Walk – $73 (+ tax and service fee) per alpaca, with a maximum of 2 people per alpaca
  • Barnyard Yoga – $20 per person

Kavanaugh Farms offers the ultimate nature experience. You can join the Alpaca Walk, where you can stroll the scenic 1.5 km trail with an alpaca on a leash.

If you need a peaceful exercise that will bring you closer to nature, you can book Barnyard Yoga. This is a 45-minute yoga session where farm animals will join in by wandering around the barn. 

For a weekend getaway, they offer Barn Stay through Airbnb. You get to sleep in a 10×10 bunkie for a cozy stay, where you can really immerse yourself in farm life.

Pro Tips:

If you’re booking the Alpaca Walk, make sure one walker per alpaca is at least 16 years old. If you’re bringing your baby, you need to bring a baby carrier or backpack because strollers aren’t allowed.

If you plan on staying at their Airbnb, you need to bring your own bedding and pillows. There’s also no shower available (only a composting outhouse), so a long stay isn’t ideal.

Salem Alpacas

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr 21 mins


Location: 363 Salem Rd, Manilla

Contact: (705) 786-2023, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (by appointment only)
  • Sunday – Tuesday: Closed


  • Private Tour – $20 (1-4 people)
  • Additional Person per Tour – $5

Animal enthusiasts en route to Kawartha Lakes must stop by Salem Alpacas. This farm is home to 40 Huacaya alpacas, famous for their super soft fleece.

This family-friendly farm offers tours and is open year-round. The shop also sells many high-quality handmade products made from alpaca fleece, such as hats, socks, blankets, duvets, and cat toys.

The tours are educational and really fun. Seminars and workshops are held here as well, perfect for individuals who want to learn more about these beautiful creatures.

Pro Tip:

Bring cash if you plan on booking a tour. They accept payment before the tour starts, but only in cash.

Forget-Me-Not Alpacas

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr 34 mins


Location: 1595 Thorah Concession Rd 3, Beaverton

Contact: (289) 221-6102, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

July to October

  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (select Saturdays)
  • Sunday – Friday: Closed


  • Farm Tour – $12
  • Photoshoot – $150 (1.5 hrs, 2 alpacas and 1 handler)

Drive over an hour from Toronto to reach Forget-Me-Not Alpacas. You can bring up to eight people and book an hour-long guided tour to meet and feed the cute alpacas.

This farm is not just about the tours. You can have a unique photoshoot with the farm as your backdrop, where two alpacas will also be part of the shoot.

Pro Tip:

There are limited tour slots, as they only open on select Saturdays. Keep an eye out for their socials because they have pop-ups during the off-season.

Old Mill Alpacas

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 1 hr 57 mins


Location: 13557 Little Lake Rd, Colborne

Contact: (905) 269-4402, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Monday – Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (by appointment only)


  • Per person – $20

We need to venture a bit farther away from Toronto to get to Old Mill Alpacas. This farm in Northumberland County started off with six alpacas but now has a herd of 79 fluffy creatures – and each alpaca has a name!

You can even go into their pens to give them apples when it’s snack time. This farm is protected by cats that keep the mice population at bay and dogs that patrol the farm. You’ll most likely see them wandering about.

Pro Tips:

This farm has strict protocols to ensure the safety of the alpacas. If you’ve been to a zoo within 48 hours, make sure you don’t wear the same shoes to the farm to avoid contamination.

Visit the gift shop for some alpaca fleece products. The dryer balls (set of three) are one of our favourite purchases because they speed up drying time and reduce wrinkles on clothes.

Udderly Ridiculous Farm Life

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 2 hrs


Location: 906200 Township Rd 12, Bright

Contact: 1 (548) 225-1005, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • Depending on the season


  • Alpaca Walk – $52.50 (age 16+) & $35 (age 10-15)
  • Alpaca Lunch Picnic – $110 – $640 
  • Alpaca Sunset Picnic – $140 – $960

Udderly Ridiculous Farm Life is not your typical farm. They offer many farm experiences, making them the ultimate spot for memorable experiences surrounded by animals and nature.

One of their famous experiences is the Alpaca Picnic, available for lunch and sunset dates. It’s fun and romantic, and you get a good selection of bread and cheeses for your charcuterie board.

You can elevate your romantic date with the Escape to the Countryside Farm Glamping Package. You’ll stay in an RV on the farm with alpacas, llamas, hens, and goats as your neighbours.

Pro Tips:

Farm experiences here aren’t all kid-friendly. Each activity will have an age limit, which you can check on their website before booking.

Their operating hours change every season. While you can drop by any time, it’s best to call ahead if they’re open.

S.A.M.Y.’s Alpaca Farm & Fibre Studio

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Distance from Downtown Toronto: 2 hr 58 mins


Location: 2432 Cuddy Dr, Kerwood

Contact: (226) 678-2649, [email protected]

Operating Hours:

  • By appointment only


  • Farm Tour – $80 (base price for 1 – 2 people)
  • Farm Stay – $240 per night & $150 per additional night
  • Alpaca Picnic – $15 per person & $5 for children ages 6 – 12

S.A.M.Y.’s Alpaca Farm & Fibre Studio requires three hours of driving from Toronto, but this is ideal for a family getaway (family getaways ontario). This Ontario alpaca farm (alpaca farm ontario) offers walking tours, picnics, overnight stays, and workshops.

Apart from walking with alpacas, our favourite thing here is the workshops. You can learn needle felting or make dryer balls from alpaca hair.

For those looking to leave city noise behind (at least for the weekend), the Farm Stay experience includes walking and feeding alpacas and a cozy bonfire at night.

Pro Tips:

Check their socials for updates because they host various events. You can pop in for an alpaca shearing day for free.

Half of the alpacas here are rescued. You can show your support by purchasing from the Feed and Treat an Alpaca on their web store.

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