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Alpakable - Alpaca Farm.

The Büchel family lives in the middle of the Zurich Oberland on a former farm together with six alpacas and practices the traditional craft of processing raw wool.

Visit the alpaca farm

A visit (only upon prior reservation) may include the following:

Getting to know the alpacas

  • How do alpacas communicate?
  • What does posture and ear position mean?

Approaching the alpacas

  • How do I behave towards an alpaca?
  • Can I pet an alpaca?
  • How can I touch an alpaca?

Training with the alpacas

  • Do the alpacas listen to their name?
  • What exercises are possible with the alpacas?

Processing alpaca wool

  • What does alpaca wool feel like?
  • How do you process alpaca wool?

Costs: CHF 50.- per person including a small self-filled cushion.
The offers can be booked for individuals and groups of up to 25 people.

Working together with people in difficult life situations

Our farm also has a social purpose. Together with people with difficult life situations, we produce alpaca wool products and improve their social and financial situation.