Doon Alpacas, a magical place where generations of high quality
alpacas have lived since 1984. Our alpaca ranch is nestled in the
California coastal mountains and is open to visitors by appointment. By car it is 45 minutes from San
Jose and 90 minutes from San Francisco. map
Whether you're an experienced alpaca breeder or new to these unique and beautiful animals you will enjoy working with
Eric Hoffman, owner of Bonny Doon Alpacas. His enthusiasm and love for alpacas has influenced the development of the
alpaca business in North America for the last twenty years. His
ranch is one of the first.
The Complete Alpaca Book: Revised Second Edition is now available!
Order your copy today. Special waiting list price break!
Bonny Doon Alpacas offers:
Quality Alpacas for Sale
Exceptional Alpacas for Stud - Updates Coming Soon: You'll love your Black Boys
Alpaca Finding Services
Lecture Services for Groups
Brokering Services for Sellers
Pre- and Post-Purchase Customer Support and
Unmatched Expertise - more than 22 years
breeding alpacas and more than 30 years breeding camelids!
Caring in Business
Honesty and Integrity in transactions
Flexible Financing Options
Contagious Passion for Alpacas
Offering unmatched expertise, Eric Hoffman is:
During his four years as an inspector for the Alpaca
Registry, Eric examined over 7000 alpacas for possible inclusion into the Alpaca Registry
based on criteria that
he played a key role in creating. In addition, he is a fiber instructor, recognized by
the Alpaca and Llama Show Association and trains alpaca judges.
Eric is a retired educator, author, and nature writer.
He has written on many topics with more than 150 articles
on alpacas, llamas, vicunas, and guanacos that have appeared in
Pacific Discovery, the San Francisco Chronicle, Wildlife Conservation, International
Wildlife, Outside and numerous other national publications as well as trade journals.
Alpacas have sent Eric to all areas of the globe. He has traveled to South America
more than 30 times and has many contacts amongst the fiber processors and people engaged
in raising alpacas in Peru, Chile, and Bolivia.
His popular lectures
have also earned him passage to speak to alpaca breeders in Australia, Canada, New
Zealand, and throughout the United States.
Since 1984, alpacas have been a primary source of
income and a constant learning experience for Eric.
Knowledge, experience, & integrity
If you're interested in alpacas, start your journey
of discovery at Bonny Doon Alpacas. You'll find sound advice backed by
unmatched experience, a track record of satisfied
customers since 1984, high quality alpacas for sale and
stud, and a contagious passion and
respect for alpacas.
Please contact Eric at Bonny Doon Alpacas by
email or phone (831) 426-8649 to schedule a visit.
Complete Alpaca Book
The Alpaca Book
Alpacas for Sale
Female Alpacas for Sale
Male Alpacas for Sale
Pet Quality Alpacas for Sale
Australian/ Peruvian Alpacas for Sale
Alpaca History & Facts
Meet an Alpaca!
Alpaca Articles by Eric Hoffman
Alpaca Fiber for Sale
Santa Cruz, California
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