Welcome to the home of Ruby Downs Alpacas, based in Tasman, near Nelson, New Zealand


We love to welcome visitors to see our adorable alpacas - we are working farm so visits are by appointment only.
Call Sandra on +64 (0)21 472 070 or Hans on +61 (0)21 472 410 or EMAIL US to arrange your visit

Adults - $40 each | Children under 16 - $15 each | Children under 5 - Free
Concessions available for groups

We have three new little stars to welcome to the herd. Chemistry, Costello and Cleopatra all arrived safely and are promising youngsters with great genetics.


Member of AANz and certified TB Free

Member of AANz and certified TB Free


Ruby downs Alpacas are proud owners of a growing herd of black and fawn alpacas. 
By selective breeding and attention to detail we continue to develop a herd with fine, lustrous and dense fleeces and strong,
true to form frames. Our lines are selected for their reliability in what they produce as well as their individual qualities. 
These same sought after genetics are available to both our national and international customers. 

We are proud to be the Supreme Huacaya Breed Sponsor at the 2018 New Zealand Alpaca Nationals.


Alpaca News

Ruby Downs are now the proud owners of Gilt Edge Checkmate

Ruby Downs are now the proud owners of Gilt Edge Checkmate

Ruby Downs Alpacas are proud new owners of Gilt Edge Checkmate – Checkmate comes to us with outstanding genetics (Sire:  Futura Humdinger, Dam: Honeyfields Celebration,  and we look forward to the day he can start his job as one of our stud boys.

Alpaca Sales

Photo Credit:  C Chocolate Dog Studio

Superb quality alpacas for the National and International market. Talk to Sandra now to learn more in what we have to offer the most discerning alpaca breeders.


A Beautiful Setting

Ruby Downs Alpacas enjoy a lovely setting in the Tasman region (Nelson, New Zealand). Rolling hills, plenty of shade, space, and fresh air mean our alpacas are living in a wonderful healthy environment. You're welcome to come and see us - simply get in touch to make an appointment.