Iris Lodge Alpacas


Visiting Iris Lodge Alpacas is one of the must-do activities on the Central Coast. Nestled in the scenic region of Jilliby, just an hour north of Sydney, we offer an array of unique and interactive…

Visiting Iris Lodge Alpacas is one of the must-do activities on the Central Coast. Nestled in the scenic region of Jilliby, just an hour north of Sydney, we offer an array of unique and interactive farm experiences that are perfect for all ages.

Iris Lodge Alpacas is proud to be Ecotourism certified since July 2021.

At Iris Lodge Alpacas, you'll have the chance to get up close and personal with our delightful herd of 140 alpacas and 12 llamas. But that's not all! Their farm is also home to 75 Wiltipoll sheep, baby doll sheep, and a variety of horses, creating a rich and diverse animal experience for visitors.

They also offer the following accessible experiences.

Alpaca and llama adventure
Breakfast with alpacas.
Brunch with alpacas.
Alpaca meet and greets.
Alpaca farm visits including babydoll and wiltipoll sheep.

Experience the joy of getting up close and personal with our alpacas as you hand-feed them.

Access and Inclusion Statement

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Adhere to The Food Authority requirements for allergy management in food preparation

Ask all visitors if there are any specific needs to be met

Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.

Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Employ people with disability

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)

Have a wheelchair accessible toilet / shower and change room

Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)

Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked

Have doorways which are easy to open and have lever handles (doorways 850mm or wider when open and not heavy)

Have grab rails in the bathroom

Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)

Have wheelchair access to amusements and activities including boats and bush trails (includes tour rides, skyways, trolley cars, flying fox, amusement rides and boating)

Have wheelchair accessible picnic tables (picnic tables require 720mm knee clearance and 800mm maximum height)

Modify your cooking and cleaning practices to cater for people with food allergies or chemical intolerances (could include menus with meals free from: nuts, dairy, seafood, eggs, gluten etc)

Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints

Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone

Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)

Provide portable ramps

Train your staff in communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss

Train your staff in disability awareness

Train your staff to respond to allergic reactions

Use easy read fonts in your signage and communication materials (Helvetica and Arial)

Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)

Website meets WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards

Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)

Certified by Ecotourism Australia

Ecotourism Australia uses standards that are internationally recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Ecotourism Australia's certification programs assure travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well-managed commitment to environmental, socio-economic and culturally sustainable practices.  

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