The New Zealand alpaca community would like to welcome all visitors for the Alpaca 2018 National Show.


Friday 5th October - 9am to 5pm

Saturday 6th October - 9am to 5pm

Sunday 7th October - 9am to 12 noon

Entry -  Gold coin donation per adult/kids free (up to age 15yrs)


The National Alpaca Show will take place Friday, Saturday & Sunday.  Timetable available here.

International Visitors

Alpaca 2018 welcomes visitors from around the world.  If you are coming from overseas make sure you let us know and we can make sure you have everything you need for a great stay in New Zealand.

Accommodation in Christchurch

You can find the perfect place for your price range on

Tourist Information

There are many different activities available in and around Christchurch for visitors to the city, so if you have a few days to spend in the area make sure you make the most of it, check out the following website for ideas on what to do

If you are able to stay longer more ideas on what to to around New Zealand can be found at New

Facts about New Zealand


  • 4.5 million people
  • 32.1 million sheep
  • 6.5 million dairy cows
  • 25,000 alpaca


October is the start of the New Zealand spring and hopefully warmer temperatures.  Expect the weather to be changeable, anything from warm and sunny to cool and wet. 

Averages for Christchurch in October are...

  • Average high temperature 20 °C
  • Average low temperature 0 °C
  • Average rain fall 81mm