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What is Arran Alpacas?

WELCOME TO ARRAN ALPACAS!! We offer fun & relaxed alpaca sessions for all ages based at Balmichael Glamping on Arran.

alpaca rainbow


  • Alpaca Kids (for all ages, visit and play/feed with option to add a mini kids paddock trek)
  • Alpaca Treks (45 min alpaca trek experience for ages 8 +)

All experiences include use of our play area, games room. We always have a wee alpaca craft on the go (for no extra cost)!


We are open most Wednesdays & Saturdays from March to October.

Stay with us

ALPACA YOUR BAGS and extend your stay on our magical island! Arran Alpacas is based on our rustic and sustainable glamping site which was once a thriving farm. 

glamping pod

AT BALMICHAEL GLAMPING, we have self-catering accommodations (barrel pods & safari lodges) suitable for all group sizes and budgets. Glam up your stay by selecting an option with a wood-fired hot tub, perfect for relaxing whilst watching the sun set off the west coast.

safari tent

GLAMPING GUESTS get 15% off an alpaca experience!!

Head on over to our Balmichael Glamping site to check our accommodation.

How to Book

Choose the activity best suited to your group size and age - see "EXPERIENCES" for more details!

OPEN - Sat & Wed only (March - October)


  • £10 per child (no trek)
  • £15 per child (with trek)
  • £5 per accompanying adult

ALPACA TREK PRICES (age 8+ only):

  • £20 per alpaca and trekker 
  • £10 per accompanying person

Alpaca Fun


  • Get in touch to arrange a private experience for your group, prices from £120
  • Subject to availability

PRE-BOOKING is essential. We regret we are unable to have people access Arran Alpacas & Balmichael Glamping unless booked. This is for the health & safety of our visitors & animals.


Check our FAQs for queries and read here for details about our cancellation policy.



Give the fun gift of an ALPACA GIFT VOUCHER, available for any value!

alpaca gift voucher

Please get in touch to arrange a voucher at trek@arranalpacas.co.uk

Vouchers can be e-mailed or sent by post (£2 P&P charge applies).

Where we are

Arran Alpacas is based at Balmichael Glamping, 15 minutes drive from Brodick on The String road which connects the east and west of the island.

arrival sign


We are approx. 7 miles from Brodick and 3 miles from Blackwaterfoot.


Stagecoach buses operate along The String & pass the entrance to Arran Alpacas.

Check the Stagecoach website for timetables.

SatNav: Arran Alpacas, KA27 8DT

What3Words Carpark Location: flamenco.outhouse.pizzas


Arran Alpaca News

The new boys!Arran Alpacas… and a llama?!
Welcome two our new boys!! Sir Lancelot is our new llama, Elliot our miniature alpaca (the one with a beard) and a 7 month old cria who is being named via our social media competition - enter to win a trek with him!

Alpaca Charity Fun Day
Arran Alpacas Charity Fun Day raises £837.07 - massive thank you to everyone who came along.

alpaca voucherAlpaca Gift Vouchers
The gift of an experience like no other - find out more about our alpaca gift vouchers or get in touch!