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Alpakable - Alpaca Farm.

The Büchel/Peter family is living in the middle of the Zurich Oberland on a former farm together with their four alpacas. They practice a traditional craft - the processing of raw wool.

Visit the alpaca farm

A free one-hour visit includes the following:

  • get to know the alpacas
  • feed the alpacas
  • train with the alpacas
  • obstacle course with the alpacas

Help processing the alpaca wool yourself in a workshop or during a spinning course: 

  • pluck the alpaca wool with a wool picker
  • examine the raw wool and take a look at the tools
  • card the alpaca wool with a drum and a hand carder
  • spin the alpaca wool with a spindle on a spinning wheel
  • produce your own pillow according to instructions (various sizes are possible, price according to size)
  • costs: CHF 25.– per hour, as of 5 people CHF 50.– per hour

The activities can be booked for single persons and groups of up to 30 people. 


Free parking available. With public transport to Mönchaltorf or Gossau ZH – walk to the alpaca farm within 20 minutes from there.

A heart for people in difficult life situations

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